Q: How thick are these ice pack sheets?
A: They will be paper thin when they arrive, but after saturating and freezing, they expand to one inch thick and stay that way.
Q: What is it made of? Are the materials toxic?
A: It has a fabric cover on one side, and a plastic one in the middle. The center of each cell is filled with a NON-TOXIC polymer.
Q: What size is the sheet before they are cut?
A: They are roughly 11" x 16"
Q: how long do they last ? Meaning , how many times can they be used before wearing out ?
A: You can reuse the same sheet many, many times. The exact number will be determined by how you handle it, but it is common to use the same one day after day, for months at a time.
Q: Want to use this to ship cheese. Need products to stay cold for 2-3 days. Do you think this product will work for that?
A: As long as you place the cheese inside a cooler or something insulated, it should work just fine.
Q: I read that you have to use bottles water. Is that true or does tap water work just fine?
A: Special water is not required. Plain old tap water works just fine when hydrating the sheets.
Q: Several recent reviews have stated that the product being sold now is manufactured in China rather than Australia, and there are complaints about the product now (producing slime, leaking, etc) that were never made about it before. Is the product you currently sell from China or Australia (or somewhere else)? What light can you shed on the complaints about the Chinese product? Thanks.
A: Not sure what shady website you have confused with ours, or which review you are referring to, but the Techni Ice sold by us is absolutely authentic. It is made in Australia. It will definitely work like we say it will, and thanks to the high quality, it will also last to provide long-time performance.
Q: Do you also ship this item to Cebu Philippines?
Q: Do you have 4 ply?
A: Yes we do. You can find it here: http://www.simplygoodstuff.com/techni-ice-4ply.html
Q: techni ice is also work with medications?
A: Sure. It is widely used for medical purposes.
Q: After you soak them in water the first time, do they ever need to be soaked again?
A: Once you soak them, they are good to go, and will not need re-soaking. Just toss in the freezer when your done with it and it will be ready to use the next time.
Q: I have multiple sclerosis. The heat and humidity in Arkansas is not my friend. I am doing my first MS bike ride this year. 150 miles in two days. My biggest concern is overheating. This ride is in the middle of September so you can expect triple digit heat and even higher heat index levels. I am looking for a product to keep me cool while riding my bike. I'm thinking I can cut a strip to go inside my bike helmet, and another to go in my seat. Is this product safe to be used right against the skin? I would of course have it in a fabric sl I appreciate any advice you can give me about the use of your product for this application.
A: Yes. It's safe for contact with your skin, and thanks to the design, you can easily cut it into strips or small sections to cool any area of your body.
Q: What is the cleaning procedure? Are they dishwasher safe?
A: When used to the point of being dirty, they are intended to be discarded and replaced.
Q: Does the polymer freeze like a flexible gel pack or a rigid block? What is actual frozen temperature of the polymer?
A: Exact temp will vary based on the freezer being used, but when froze, each cell will be rock hard to the touch. The overall sheet will remain flexible due to the multitude of cells.
Q: I sent a box to Hawaii included 2 of the ice packs how long is the approximate time the will last. And once melted will they leak
A: They do not leak when the warm. The amount of time they will stay cold will be dependent on many factors such as insulation, climate, item being preserved, etc.
Q: Can you use the ice pack to take food on the airplaine?
A: Yes you can. It's perfect for that use.
Q: How long will these last in a cooler with a open top in room temperature after being frozen in a -35F degrees freezer?
A: Exact length of time would be tough to determine without testing, and knowing what will be inside, what type of cooler you will be using, how often the contents will be handled, the actual room temperature and other factors. In general, with conditions like this, you can expect them to stay ice cold for 12 hours or more.
Q: Hello friend can I USE this ice pack to keep ice cream popsicles frozen in a cooler while transporting them to a long distance to supply to shops for sale.can they also keep the popsicles frozen when I open the cooler severally to sell the ice cream popsicles.Thanks
A: Yes you can. They will easily last all day inside a cooler, even if you open it multiple times.
Q: Can you use this item like ice blocks to cool a drink is it safe to use in this manner
A: This is not a recommended use.
Q: is this the same as techni-ice dry ice pack? is it safe to touch without gloves? do you do discounts for large orders (~1000 sheets)
A: Yes. It is genuine Techni Ice and it is safe to touch. We do offer discounts for large orders, so please give us a call if you'd like to place an order.
Q: When and where can I cut into smaller pads
I am so excited to try these.
A: There are obvious sections within each sheet. You can cut on the lines to create the size you need, and it can be done before or after freezing.
Q: Can I use these in a cooler bag to store breast milk while travelling by air. Does this product comply with air travel regulations for check-in of frozen items ?
A: Yes. They work well for air travel.
Q: Are these safe for breastmilk? I am traveling and will need to freeze my breastmilk for the plane ride home. Breast milk will be in a cooler in my checked luggage. Second is - should i soak them here at home before I leave for the trip and have to deal with this at the hotel? Thoughts on that? Give them a good freeze here and then maybe test it on the way there?
A: They are totally safe for this use, and it's actually an ideal application. If you only need them for the ride home, you could hydrate without freezing before you leave, then just store in a plastic bag until the day before your plane trip. Toss the saturated sheet into the freezer, then use the next day, and your breast milk will remain cold for the duration of your flight.
Q: How effect would this be for keeping medicine cold in the event of a major earthquake?
A: It could be used to preserve medicine for several days when used inside a cooler.
Q: Do you ship to the UK ?
Q: can these be used to keep cool (from hot flashes) on a warm day sightseeing in New York??
Q: Do they sweat?
A: Under certain conditions, some condensation may develop on the exterior. They do not leak or get wet in general.
Q: I wear a mascot like costume to conventions and want to wear this like a vest underneath the costume. How long will it stay cool if up against my body?
A: It would be tough to provide exact timing without testing, but it will definitely provide a compact and long lasting cooling solution when used as described.
Q: I am traveling to the Philippines and need to keep insulin cool between 36 - 46 degrees for 48 hours. Will you product stay cold enough to keep insulin in that range in an insulated insulin carrier that does not need to be opened until I get to my destination?
A: Yes. It will work under those conditions.
Q: Seems like a great product. I'm in school all day and need to keep my lunch in hot car for several hours (which might include canned pop).
In hot sunny 90 degree weather will my food be safe and cold?
Currently using a cloth lunch bag that is not insulated with gel.
A: One of these sheets and any kind of insulated lunch bag will make a way better combo than what you're using now. If used properly, you can certainly count on enjoying a cold beverage with your lunch, no matter how hot the day is.
Q: my wife works at a prison and has to leave lunch in the car would this work to keep cold in a hot car for hours?
A: Yes. They're perfect for that.
Q: Is there a version that is 3/4 inch thick when expanded?
A: No. There is not. Not at this time.
Q: Can you use them to keep fish cold on a boat in a fish box all day?
A: Yes. They should be able to keep fish cold for several hours when used inside a fish box.
Q: Is this compliant with carry on baggage on a commercial airplane? I cut 2 strips each of 3 cubes to put inside an insulin carrier because the cooling bags that came with it won't last 18 hours. I need something we can hand carry that won't be rejected by the airlines when we fly. Please advise.
A: You should not have any trouble taking these on an airplane.