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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Wolverine's insulated Gore-Tex nine-inch King Caribou III Boot (Style W05627) combines most of the Canyon High's (above) features but with slightly higher shafts, Thinsulate insulation and an all-Cordura upper totally camouflaged in either Mossy Oak or Realtree Hardwoods HD Green mini prints.
Invented by Bill Gore, Gore-Tex is made from polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), the same stuff used to coat non-stick cookware.
com; (800) 237-4444) 8-Point Hunting Boots feature Gore-Tex, 1000 grams of Thinsulate uppers of durable waxed, split leather and 900-denier nylon uppers, but at a bargain basement price.
3-Layer GORE-TEX Fabric is the ultimate all-weather fabric for those who live life on the edge.
One version of this boot has a Gore-Tex liner with 200-gram Thin.
The Glissade is Berghaus' classic women's jacket, featuring a new two-layer Gore-Tex Augusta lining and dry mesh and coated lining.
Harges recommended one of the many waterproofing-breathability treatments on the market for prolonging the life of Gore-Tex garments.
Times change, and now Gore produces many kinds of breathable waterproof GORE-TEX fabric, each with its own specific uses.
GORE-TEX is a membrane of microscopic holes, too small for water droplets (rain) to enter, big enough for vapour (sweat) to pass out.
For the fall of '01, Wolverine[R] will use Gore-Tex [R] Supprescent[R] technology in its 8-inch Trail Blazer and 9-inch Grand Slam lace-up boots.
Since then, a myriad of functional alternatives to Gore-Tex have been introduced including Conduit from Mountain Hardwear, Entrant from Toray Industries, EPIC (Encapsulated Protection Inside Clothing) from Nextec, eVent from BHA Group, H2No Storm from Patagonia, Helly Tech from Helly Hansen, HyVent from The North Face, MemBrain and PreCip from Marmot, Omni-Tech from Columbia Sportswear, Pertex from Mitsui, Reflex from MacPac, Storm-FIT from Nike, Sympatex from Sympatex Technologies, and Triplepoint from Lowe Alpine.