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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Closures made of nonwoven loop landing zone material, allowed diaper manufacturers to solve to the issues of breathability and softness.
Our most recent generation of microporous coatings has a larger number of much smaller pores, which provides increased breathability and waterproof performance.
The Vamos Woven Short incorporates a mesh gusset for breathability and stretch.
s two new duty gear lines are produced from Nytek and offer a traditional look, with reduced weight, professional appearance, breathability and durability.
Made from PB20 fabric, its breathability is stable under any conditions and transfers vapour at 1200g/m every 24 hours.
Performance mesh and synthetic upper combine with strategic ventilation and HeatGear[R] lining to offer the ultimate in moisture transport and breathability.
Antistatic and offering high breathability its soft EVA compound improves comfort while walking giving better stability to the arch of the foot area and absorbing 10% more shocks and micro-vibrations compared to normal insoles.
Another change that increased breathability was replacing the elastic cuffs to keep out sand with adjustable cuffs that can be loosened for ventilation, or tightened to keep out sand and other debris.
While the company's new and improved base layers continue to offer breathability and rapid wicking and drying capabilities, the addition of Cocona fibres, as Polartec calls them, means that they now also enjoy natural anti-bacterial properties--to help banish that troublesome base layer pong--enhanced moisture-wicking properties and a UV protection factor of 40.
For high-resiliency molded foam, SZ-1325E, SZ-1328E, and SZ-1346E reportedly offer a balance of stability and inner cell regularity plus breathability and air flow.
Breathability coupled with the comfort of a generous, well cut design provides you with a garment that will follow most typical work movements without hindering the wearer.