Innovative Cooling Systems for the Hospital, Sideline, Battlefield & Beyond
WElkins is dedicated to transforming human survival, performance, and quality of life in threatening and extreme conditions across the spectrum of human activity. Utilizing a common core of NASA-derived and battlefield-proven technology, WElkins fields a diverse family of microenvironment cooling systems with myriad applications across medical, military, industrial, and athletic markets.
WElkins MedicalOur FDA-cleared Temperature Management Systems support treatment across the continuum of care—from the critical minutes after an injury thru to the ICU and recovery. Learn more »
WElkins HAZMATWElkins' NO SWEAT! Work Enhancement System is a productivity and safety multiplier for heat-intensive industrial, military and public safety operations. Learn more »
WElkins was founded in 2004, but its roots and technology stretch back over five decades, evolving from Bill Elkins’ work in the 1960’s as a NASA scientist designing spacesuits, liquid cooled garments and other life-support systems to help astronauts withstand environmental strain. This work—which earned Mr. Elkins a place in the U.S. Space Foundation’s Technology Hall of Fame—was central to NASA’s pioneering research into cooling for Multiple Sclerosis. In the ensuing decades… Read More »
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Our Philosophy: Three Words We Live By
Our first priority is to improve human survival in life-threatening conditions. Our medical products provide a safe, non-invasive, and effective way to manage patient temperature across the continuum of care—from the critical minutes after an injury thru to the ICU and recovery—which can be crucial to patient survival and recovery.
WElkins HAZMAT cooling technology has demonstrated its utility as a productivity and safety multiplier for heat-intensive operations the world over, allowing industrial, military and public safety personnel to perform longer, safer and more efficiently.
Our athletic cooling technologies are designed to optimize %V02 max, lower heart and sweat rates, increase blood flow to the muscles, combat heat stress, and reduce pain and swelling. Simply put, we strive to help athletes of all ages and sports to excel on the field and recover faster off of it.