Gore-Tex


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Gore-Tex®

Surgery A versatile proprietary synthetic composed of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene, which is biologically similar to fascia and used for abdominal and thoracic wall, pediatric and diaphragmatic reconstructions, rectal, vaginal and urethral suspension, hernia repair, fascial defects
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Bill Foster, Gore's global hunting garments leader, said the easiest way to understand GORE-TEX is to think of it like a chain link fence.
The outdoor industry has dabbled with several alternatives to Gore-Tex but, to date, none has secured anything more than a toehold in the market.
Boot toes will never wear out, thanks to the sharkskin toe protectors, plus both boots have incorporated Gore-Tex and Scent-Lok technologies into their construction for guaranteed waterproof and scent-free performance.
This is 25 per cent more breathable than other GORE-TEX fabrics, making it ideal for climbing and other activities where you work hard.
IRISH SETTER'S Pointer #846, a 9-inch boot constructed of waterproof saddle leather and Cordura fabric, weighs 3 pounds ll ounces and features a Gore-Tex bootie and a medium-tread Irish Setter Prairie sole.
Hosted by internationally-recognized ultrarunner Dean Karnazes, The North Face Endurance Challenge Presented by Gore-Tex offers a unique running experience, welcoming people to push and exceed their personal limits on the trail.
Components and technology featured in these collections include Kangaroo and Shark Skin leathers, Vibram Outsoles, Gore-Tex [R].
Meanwhile the Gore-Tex lining does what it's supposed to, keeping your feet dry and so you happy.
The 10-inch-tall North Country offers a full-grain leather upper, 400-gram Thinsulate insulation and a 100 percent waterproof Gore-Tex bootie.
If a Gore-Tex jacket isn't as waterproof as it used to be, it can be put in the drier at low heat to draw out the durable water repellent.
Your Crucial Clothing guide (April 2002) casually brushed aside wool and cotton as being inferior to fleece and Gore-Tex.