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Are You Tired Rocket Products Dries Gear and eliminates Bacteria

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hen Domenic Ciarallo made a trip to China in 2007 he did more than just visit the sights of what the historic country had to offer. What he came back to Canada with was an idea to create a portable,

lightweight device capable of cleaning garments and athletic equipment in relatively quick fashion after a day’s usage. Equally important a device that can remove unwanted bacteria and prevent staph infection.  The invention became the Rocket Dryer™.

Even NHL Mascots have started using the Rocket Dryer

A 53-year-old Montreal native, Ciarallo has first hand of what hockey equipment goes through after toiling as a goaltender during his collegiate days at Middlebury College followed by a professional stint in Italy and Sweden. But it wasn’t until he visited China where he saw a prototype of what some people in that country used to clean garments and prevent bacterial growth. “I said that we need to have something like this (in Canada),” he recalled. “It was part of a bigger vision to help with hygiene in sports and recreation.” Launching the Rocket Dryer™ in 2010 under his Rocket Sport product line, Ciarallo’s initial objective was to target the minor hockey segment. It’s at this competitive level where ominous odours emanating from equipment and garment stored in equipment bags can be overbearing. Or even in residential garages or basements when equipment is being dried out and rank odours can be dominant. In addition to cleaning apparel and preventing the spread of bacteria, Ciarallo was quick to point out the Rocket Dryer™ and more recent Rocket Locker™ can extend the lifespan of a player’s equipment.   “Hockey equipment can cost $750 or more and with the use of the Rocket Dryer™ it can last for longer periods of time rather than having to throw it out,” he said. In explaining how the Rocket Dryer™ and Rocket Locker™ operate, Ciarallo said, “It is based on the concept where a combination of heat, UV light and vented air dries most sporting equipment and clothing within 60 minutes.  Equipment and clothing are hung on a steel frame using S-hooks.  A steel frame is enclosed within a polyurethane-lined fabric dryer bag.

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