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18 Dec 14

Ergodyne Launches New Battery Operated Heated Jacket



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St. Paul, Minn. (December 18, 2014) – Ergodyne announced today the expansion of their CORE Performance Work Wear® Outer Layer Series to include the 6490 Heated Jacket with Removable Sleeves. With 3 heat settings and 2 heat zones on the chest and back, this versatile battery powered jacket not only comes with removable sleeves but also offers an adapter extension wire to connect to alternative power sources including, but not limited to tool batteries.

“Adding a heated jacket to our growing cold stress collection was a no brainer,” said Adria Hardy, product manager. “The 6490 heated jacket comes standard with a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery, battery wall charger, and adapter extension wire – everything you need to stay protected in the coldest of temps.”

With 3 heat settings {low, medium, and high} and the ability to turn the jacket into a vest, the 6490 heated jacket is designed to be used in any temperature – chilly or downright subzero. The two heating zones located on the chest and back deliver heat to the body’s core regions and is activated through an easy touch heat control button on the outside of the jacket. Boasting three pockets and a convenient battery holder pocket, the 6490 heated jacket is unique to the market with its extension wire allowing a worker to heat the jacket from an alternative power source.

“For workers braving the frigid elements on a daily basis, sometimes layering just won’t cut it,” said Tom Votel, president and CEO, Ergodyne. “We’ve created a jacket that not only heats the body, it is comfortable, convenient, and easy to use – exactly how a jacket should be.”

Ideal for anyone working in cold environments, the new CORE Performance Work Wear® 6490 Heated Jacket with Removable Sleeves is available January 1, 2015 at all authorized Ergodyne distributors. For more information or to find out where to buy, visit https://stage.ergodyne.com, email tenaciousnation@ergodyne.com or call 800-225-8238 // (651) 642-9889.

  • 2 heat zones to distribute heat to core body regions: chest and back
  • 3 heat settings: low, medium, and high
  • Preheat (red blinking button) option for increased warm up time.
  • Adapter extension wire allows user to heat jacket from alternative power source, or tool battery.
  • Easy touch controller button to navigate through heat settings and pre-heat option.
  • Up to 9 hours of continuous heat on low setting, 5 hours on medium setting, and 3 hours on high setting.
  • Water and wind resistant outer shell
  • Soft, warm fleece lining.
  • Drawstring waist
  • 3 external pockets
  • Convenient battery holder pocket inside jacket with zipper closure
  • Rechargeable Battery: 7.4V, 5200 MAH Lithium Ion Battery
  • Replaceable parts available: 6490B battery, 6490W wall charger
  • Optional accessory: 6490C cigarette converter allows user to heat jacket without battery
  • Removable sleeves zip off for vest option


About Ergodyne

Since 1983, Ergodyne has pioneered the development of products that Make The Workplace A Betterplace. What started with just one product has grown into a line of top flight, battle-tested, Tenacious Work Gear®; all precision crafted to manage the elements, improve productivity and provide protection for workers on jobsites the world over. The current lineup is extensive and constantly growing: ProFlex® Hand Protection, ProFlex® Knee Pads, ProFlex® Supports, Skullerz® Head Protection, Skullerz® Eye Protection, Trex™ Footwear Accessories, Chill-Its® Cooling Products, N-Ferno® Warming Products, GloWear® Hi-Vis Apparel, Squids® Lanyards, Arsenal® Equipment Storage Systems, and CORE Performance Work Wear® and SHAX® Portable Work Shelters.