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Climate change affecting how clothes are sold.

Posted by Janice Kajanoff on

Now even the high end fashion houses are realizing they have to shorten the time between creating a product and selling it. There have not been 4 distinct seasons for several years, in most of the USA. So they are now selling from the runway.  

Zentek's customers are typically very active..moving through the country to shows and competitions.This demands clothing that can go from very hot 90 F+ to very cold -30 F. We started with smart clothing for their show and sporting dogs in 2007. Now the line has expanded to supply demand .And the climate changes are more erractic. That can be a safety issue for both canines and their handlers. The new advanced PCM materials that were released in 2016 are even lighter weight and more effective.

Use less Fossil Fuel?

Zentek has always understood that the core of the problem is that people  are uncomfortable. They use fuel to either cool or warm themselves. If their clothing is making them comfortable in any weather, you take away that need. We need to get over the concept that the building should be the perfect temperature.That is [...]

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More Zentek product hacks

This latest heat wave has produced more great uses from our clients.Have a bad burn.. and aloe isn't cutting it? Take the Zentek Cooling mat, wet it( removes any residual heat) and lay over the burn. This removes the heat.Cassie Anderson came up with this after a burn from July 4th weekend. To  maximize the [...]

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Installing cold packs into Canine Quick wrap

The medium to extra large sizes of Canine Quick Wrap, take two #2 cold packs. The small take one #1 cold pack. Turn the garment to the mesh side, and open the pocket. One cold pack goes into each side  in the bottom of the garment. Below is a photo.You can install before you freeze [...]

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Another use for the Zentek Dog coat

Now I'm using the Zentek coat on my dog, Teddy, after a bath. Yesterday was 77F , today, 45 F - 60 F, and windy. I am watching the flea situation more closely, so will bathe her more often to see if I can catch them .I've noticed fleas being more prevalent in the Northwest, [...]

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Spring Flash sale annoucement

Best Deal. Enjoy Zentek's high quality  products with a 35% discount. Only this weekend. April 10 - April 13, 2015. An Industrial vest, to make your summer job bearable, or heat protection for your dog. We've got you the most effective and lightest weight products available.All made in the USA..

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Real Safety Vests Consider the Thermo temperature of the worker.

When we think of safety vests, we usually think of the bright neon colors and reflective stripes. The amount and quality of the striping is regulated by OSHA, in the USA. Here, at Zentek Clothing, we think of the health of the worker wearing the vest. In studying heat in the human body, you have [...]

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Zentek Continues Innovative Work with Phase Change Materials

Zentek started with a small niche market in 2007, to see what could be accomplished with phase change technology.Starting with a niche market of professional dog owners, they developed two phase cooling, that is used in all seasons. They emphasized the cooling with the addition of cooling packs for summer months. They still manage to [...]

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Zentek Innovations for Crazy Weather

September 20, 2013 at 2:34pm We have been working with phase change materials since 2007. The most common place , you find them, is in shipping perishable goods.. such as human organ transplants and medicines.When goods have to be kept in a certain temperature range or they will perish. They are few companies using them in [...]

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How does phase change material really work?

September 22, 2013 at 8:55amIts ACTUALLY PHYSICS!  When anything changes its crystalline form solid to liquid to gas, energy is used up or released ,just like it takes us energy to walk up stairs. NASA developed it. After their patents ran out ( 30 years).. companies experimented with it and patented their own versions.. something [...]

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