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Cool-X LLC

Cool-X is a nanotechnology oil treatment that burnishes metal like a jewelers rouge, reducing friction and improving fuel economy by >5%.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Nanotechnology
  • Location Amherst, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2011
  • Employees 2
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Company Summary

Cool-X manufactures and sells a new oil treatment technology. It uses carbon nanoparticles to burnish (at a nano scale) metal surfaces, reducing friction and improving fuel economy. It also acts as a nanofluid, improving heat transfer and reducing oil temps by 10-40F. Fuel economy is improved 5-10%, oil lasts 2x longer, and it reduces wear and breakdowns. Customers include heavy duty truck fleets (saving $3000 per truck per year) and consumers.


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    David Leith

    Experienced investor in and manager of early stage companies. Recent focus has been on innovative sealants, adhesives and lubricants for automotive and industrial applications.

    Many years of executive experience in automotive and industrial chemical sales, manufacturing, and distribution, serving OEM, distribution, and retail customers.
    Former VC and German Private Equity investor.
    Columbia MBA in Finance. Amherst College BA English and Germ

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    James K English
    VP Sales

    Experienced automotive and industrial sales professional with long track record of success. Worked with Mr. Leith as VP Sales for Hylomar USA. As VP Marketing for Unelko, took Rain-X from a $3 M in sales niche product to a $50 M in sales consumer product available worldwide. As Head OEM Sales Engineer, introduced Bilstein's new gas powered shock technology to the US market. Former GM engineer. BA University California Berkeley in Engineering.