Gore's microporous membrane that, when laminated to an outer fabric, keeps rain out while allowing perspiration vapor to escape. Creates a waterproof breathable fabric.
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Gore-Tex is a waterproof/breathable fabric membrane, and a registered trademark of W. L. Gore and Associates. ==History == In 1966, John W. Cropper of New Zealand developed and constructed a machine for producing stretched polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) tape. Rather than file for a patent, however, Cropper chose to keep the process of creating exp
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A waterproof/breathable fabric and a registered trademark of W.L. Gore & Associates. Gore-Tex materials are typically based on thermo-mechanically expanded materials. Gore-Tex is best known for its use in protective, yet breathable rain wear. Gore-Tex is washable.
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