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Story of two water bottles: The United States National Science Foundation (NSF) has a large Antarctic research station at McMurdo on the Antarctic. The McMurdo Ground Support Group approached us in 2007 asking if our NGH’s could be used on the Pole itself also. The big question was the Altitude: the South Pole elevation is 3 km (10,000 feet). It was not certain if the heater and the included Diesel engine would work in the thin air at this elevation.
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The Canadian Army awarded us (our partner DEW Engineering ULC and us, Polartherm) a contract for Field Heating Equipment, a program in which the Canadian Army wanted to equip their forces with new generation, robust and reliable equipment to heat both air and water in extreme field conditions. Altogether some 2300 space heaters and 600 water heaters were eventually delivered. But not exactly as planned…
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Having recently delivered some 4000 Polartherm BEAR heaters (in addition to some 6000 ground support heaters) to the U.S. Air Force, Polartherm naturally suggested the same product to the Canadian Army, which turned out to be unacceptable.
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