GORE-TEX SHAKEDRY™ PRODUCT TECHNOLOGY
100% waterproof. Guaranteed To Keep You Dry™
Active sportswear technology engineered to minimize friction and maximize speed. Features the lightest, most packable fabrics. Revolutionary construction that makes the water bead up and roll right off the surface.
- 100% waterproof.
- Advanced windproof protection blocks all wind.
- Highly breathable. Enables the release of excess heat and moisture.
- Extremely durable and long lasting.
The revolutionary design eliminates the face fabric, making the GORE-TEX membrane the outer surface. Famously hydrophobic – or ‘water-hating’ – The innovative membrane delivers consistent protection, as water simply beads up and rolls right off the surface of the fabric. Since the face fabric is eliminated the weight is also reduced, GORE-TEX SHAKEDRY™ fabric weighs only 64gr/m2. By comparison, a regular paper used in a laser printer weighs 80gr/m2 - This makes garments in GORE-TEX SHAKEDRY™ fabric the lightest and most packable in our waterproof range.
Whether you're playing in a rainstorm or in a light drizzle, GORE-TEX SHAKEDRY™ garments will help you push for your new personal best.
The GORE-TEX membrane contains over 1,4 billion microscopic pores per square centimetre. These pores are 20,000 times smaller than a water droplet, but 700 times larger than a water vapour molecule. This makes the GORE-TEX membrane completely waterproof from the outside, while allowing moisture to escape from the inside.
All the different GORE-TEX fabrics are durably waterproof. They must pass an extensive wash/wear test cycle without degradation of their superior properties before being approved for production with the GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY™ promise.
This makes garments in GORE-TEX fabric extremely long-lasting, and therefore an excellent sustainable choice.
GORE-TEX SEAM SEALING
All GORE-TEX garments are fully seam-sealed.
All GORE-TEX garments are fully seam-sealed. The seams are covered with a GORE-TEX tape on the inside of the membrane to make sure that the garments are 100% waterproof. The tape is attached with a special machine using hot air and a hi-tech adhesive. Depending on style, a jacket needs between 12-15 meters of GORE-TEX tape to seal all the seams.