breathability


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breathability

(brēth″ă-bil′ĭt-ē)
The ability of a fabric or woven coating to allow moisture and gases to travel through its pores. It is an important feature in the design of clothing liners, transdermal medication patches, and wound coverings.
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Aquatec 3 also features a superior breathable membrane ensuring that the garment has Lan extremely high level of breathability thus resulting in increased comfort.
It incorporates the guaranteed waterproof protection and breathability of GORE-TEX[R] materials, with a highly compressible, lightweight and durable garment.
For wide feet and paved surfaces: Reebok Cruise Control DMX6--$90 (high marks for cushioning, stability, and lacing); Rockport Stamina W526--$60 (high marks for stability, breathability, and lacing).
Many consumers are willing to make the price jump to get the added breathability and durability of canvas, he noted.
Massif Battleshield and Battleshield X feature GORE[R] FR stretch technology, which dramatically increases breathability while simultaneously improving water repellency and water entry pressure.
active barrier technology is the first to combine fluid repellent, antimicrobial and breathability properties in one fabric for everyday protection from unanticipated fluid exposure and pathogen transmission.
Claimed to be the most advanced cycling jacket, it's been refined in every detail to provide a close fit and waterproof eVent fabric protection with great breathability.
They do not change the look and feel of the fabric, and maintain its breathability.
com)-- Pure Brandz, a leading manufacturer of premium quality outerwear that is 100% waterproof, 100% windproof, 100% recyclable, and offers optimal breathability in the most demanding weather conditions, today proudly announced the release of its 2015 range of Pure Snow and Pure Mountain Jackets and Pants with four new colours joining the line-up.
99 and feature a flexible, waffle print sole, coupled with mesh detailing for breathability and a moisture wicking insole, to avoid bad odours and discomfort.
The Journal of Industrial Textiles has published the results of a study conducted by Texas Tech University and Enercon Industries that determined pre-treating spunbond polypropylene nonwoven fabrics with atmospheric plasma increases the breathability of the fabric.