Topic Spotlight: GORE-TEX garment
If there is no shelter or other type of waterproof roof, then you are dependent solely on the performance of my hardshell gear. Will the GORE-TEX material do its job? Armin of UF PRO discusses the three key parameters that form a reliable garment construction for such situations- waterproofness, moisture vapor permeation (breathability) and durability.
Even though this constantly challenged, we know that in regards to functionality, reliability and wear comfort there is currently no alternative to GORE-TEX waterproof materials available. The very stringent GORE-TEX manufacturing standards, an integrated quality management system, specific process technologies from the seam sealing to the actual GORE-TEX laminate make sure that most of the GORE-TEX garments provide reliable protection against wind and weather.
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