You can buy an IR patch from many resources on the internet.

But be careful, not all IR patches are built to withstand the punishment it may endure on a deployment.

Stay protected with a quality IR patch. Be sure you check for these 5 qualities!

1. IR Patch Will Not Fall Apart

 Yes, you want an IR patch that will not fall apart.

Our exclusive process – SandStorm Technology™ assures your patch will stay Don't fall victim to a flawed patchintact for a very long time.  No fear here.

This 1 layer patch will resist debris and sand damage and continue to give you peace of mind when working in the dark.

We guarantee it!

2. Resist Water Damage

 Water can ruin just about anything.

In the case of your IR patch, you don’t want to worry if your patch is exposed to water.

An IR.Tools™, SandStorm Technology™ patch stays intact and glows before and after it takes a swim.

Though we don’t recommend throwing it in the washing machine. 

3. More IR Reflection 

Often we come across IR patches that don’t glow very well. Sad but true.

Keep in mind no glow – no show.  

No show puts you in danger of friendly fire. IR.Tools™ IR patches exclusive reflection materials (SandStorm Technology™) guarantees a glow up to 200% brighter than most IR patches.

You can be confident you will be visible to your unit and prevent friendly fire. 

4. Covert White Light Protection

 Think you are wearing a covert IR patch?covert white light protection

Check again.

Not all IR patches absorb white light which can result in exposing you to the enemy.

Our covert IR patches will absorb white light keeping your position hidden from the enemy. Only a NVG device would be able to pinpoint your location. Therefore, you can move about without fear of friendly fire.

5. WOW! Custom IR Designs 

 Lets be honest. We all want to wear something that is a WOW!

Custom Hybrid IR patch

An IR.Tools™ custom design laser patch will deliver your style.

We have made some intricate designs for military and law enforcement units and have not disappointed. And the best part is we don’t sacrifice protection for the design.

You will have the same great premium IR patch to protect you from injury. 

It is true, not all IR patches are the same.

Do your homework and be sure you are using a patch that will keep you safe. Your loved ones will be grateful you do.     

Contact us and we will help you solve your IR identification needs.

 The Author

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Tom founded IR.Tools™ in 2006. He has embraced manufacturing premium IR patches, panels, thermal markers, and thermal targets to better protect and train the military and law enforcement communities.  Always the innovator, he is always thinking out of the box. Currently he has 21 awarded patents, and 14 patents pending. Tom received his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Univ. of MD, College Park and his MBA from Regents Univ.