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W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

402 Vieve's Way, Elkton,, MD, 21921, USA

  • 800-445-4673

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W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Materials & Material Processing, Non-Industrial Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Textile Industry Products

Flame-Resistant Outerwear targets oil and gas workers.

October 6, 2016

Featuring GORE-TEX® PYRAD® Fabric for use in foul weather, GORE® FR Apparel meets demanding needs of oil and gas workers. Jacket, bib, and detachable hood combination provides protection from incidental flame exposure and weather protection across wide range of environmental conditions, while offering moisture management to optimize comfort and safety. Lightweight 2-layer ePTFE membrane... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Cap Liners improve airflow even after contact with chemicals.

May 7, 2014

Used to maintain structural integrity of containers of chemicals for agricultural and household use, 3FL-363 and 3FL-373 provide breathability without leaking and maintain maximum airflow. Both 3FL (Full Face Foam Liner) cap liners, effective throughout distribution, transportation, and storage, are 1 mm thick, repeatedly reseal in use, and resist effects of aggressive chemicals. Venting... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC

Portable Electronic Vents provide waterproof protection.

March 3, 2014

Intended for smartphones and portable electronic devices, PE3 Series provides typical airflow of 3,300 ml/min/cm³, equalizing internal  pressure, minimizing stress on seals, and eliminating transducer bias. At same time, vents protect internal electronics by serving as barrier against liquid, dust, and dirt. Units are engineered with black oleophobic membrane and gray PET nonwoven... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC

Breather Vent protects automotive electronic housings.

December 6, 2013

GORE® PolyVent Compact Series features microporous GORE™ membrane that breathes to allow airflow yet blocks entry of water and contaminants. This provides protection for sensitive components, such as sensors, motors, and control units, as well as pressure equalization. Vent diameter is 14.3 mm, and 3.45 mm installed height minimizes external protrusion and vulnerability to mechanical impacts... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

Right-Angle 2.92 mm Connector suits spaceflight applications.

September 24, 2013

Instrument-grade ZQA features non-bifurcated swept contact design for use with low-loss microwave coaxial cable qualified for 32 GHz spaceflight applications. Design promotes impedance control, maintaining low reflection path as signal transitions. Connector uses dielectric support at its interface, promoting durability while maintaining electrical performance and intermateability... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC

Adhesive Vent extends life of outdoor electronic enclosures.

July 22, 2013

Increasing reliability when exposed to changing weather and environmental conditions, Series VE9 Adhesive Vent enables outdoor electronic enclosures to be designed with normal seals and gaskets without necessitating ruggedized models. Adhesive and all-ePTFE construction facilitates integration by allowing vent to be mounted on housing interior or exterior. Combined with UL-listed ePTFE membrane,... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Protective Vent suits large outdoor electronic enclosures.

June 17, 2013

Specifically engineered for outdoor enclosures with volume in excess of 200 L, GORE® PolyVent XL enables internal pressure to remain equalized during changes in environmental temperatures, helping to prevent seal failure. Constructed of breathable membrane, IP69K-rated vent equalizes internal pressure by allowing air to flow freely into and out of housing at rate of 16 Lpm at 12 mbar. GORE®... Read More

HVAC, Transportation Industry Products

Automotive Vents help protect powertrain components.

May 2, 2013

Series AVS 41, P/N VE2048, GORE® Automotive Vents equalize pressure, preventing contamination from water, dust, dirt, and automotive fluids in components such as transmissions, transfer cases, power transfer units, axles, and limited slip couplings. Units include pre-filter that protects membrane from particles in air stream. Protective cap serves as barrier against impact, further ensuring... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC

Acoustic Vent adheres to portable electronic devices.

April 29, 2013

Constructed of proprietary, non-woven composite material, GAW113 adheres to acoustic openings of portable electronic devices, such as scanners, 2-way radios, and tablet/laptop PCs, to protect against dust and splashes. Product provides water spray efficiency of 90% and ability to capture particulates as small as 5 microns. Dark gray in color, vent is 0.47 mm thick and offers spray resistance... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC

Protective Vent targets small electronic displays.

December 10, 2012

Engineered for small enclosures, such as displays for electric bikes, mobility aids, and heavy duty equipment, GORE® VE80205 equalizes internal pressure by allowing air to flow freely into and out of enclosure. Breathable membrane minimizes condensation while also protecting electronics from liquids and particulates by providing IP67 barrier. Available in standard packaging of 5 parts... Read More

Paints & Coatings

Aerospace Materials protect surfaces against chafing, abrasion.

September 27, 2012

Soft, durable, and chemically inert, GORE™ SKYFLEX™ Aerospace Materials for anti-chafe applications help minimize vibration force and reduce abrasive effects of foreign debris between surfaces. Protecting edges by isolating carbon and other components that are galvanically dissimilar, GORE SKYFLEX Aerospace Materials for edge protection are engineered to prevent abrasion and cut-through... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, HVAC

Screw-In Vents maintain constant pressure in enclosures.

February 22, 2012

Available in various sizes and thread types, Screw-in GORE® Protective Vents maintain high level of constant airflow in electronic housings and sealed devices used in lighting, solar, and telecommunication infrastructure applications. Design equalizes internal pressure, preventing premature failure of housing seals, and single-body construction provides protection against mechanical stress in... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

PTFE/HDPE Filters suit bulk chemical processing.

February 7, 2012

Available in HDPE cartridge with 0.1 µm, 30 nm, and 20 nm retention ratings, GORE® PTFE Filters support fabrication of semiconductors and flat panel displays where optimum purity is critical. Combining low metal ion and organic extractables of all-HDPE cartridge, filters enable drop-in retention upgrade without sacrifice to existing system flow. PTFE membrane technology provides large,... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

HDPE Cartridge Filters suit high-purity chemical manufacturing.

December 5, 2011

Utilizing ePTFE membrane technology, GORE® Filters are available in 3 retention ratings of 0.1 µm, 30 nm, and 20 nm, suitable for high-purity chemicals used in semiconductor and LCD/FPD fabrication. All non-PTFE components utilize high density polyethylene to ensure low organic and metal ion extractables. Filters can operate in high-turnover recirculation filter systems or as final filter... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Peristaltic Pump Tubing is constructed of reinforced VITON® .

September 27, 2011

High-Resilience Tubing Style 400 combines chemical compatibility of VITON® elastomer with mechanical durability of Gore's reinforcement technology, which enables tubing to withstand burst pressures in excess of 300 psi, continuous operating pressures up to 60 psi, and intermittent pressures of up to 100 psi. Designed for use in high pressure, solvent-based dosing applications, tubing's... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

High-Data Rate Cable meets SCD21 requirements.

September 30, 2010

Engineered for InfiniBand® and other high data rate applications, differential cable exhibits SCD21 (differential-to-common-mode conversion) values typically below -40 dB and consistently below -25 dB across 20 GHz bandwidth. Gauge sizes from 24-32 AWG are available, and SCD21 technology allows for precise cancellation of signals of equal amplitude and differential polarity, with minimal phase... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

PTFE Cartridge Filters suit high-purity chemical processing.

February 3, 2010

Used as drop-in replacements for existing filters, GORE® Filters for High-Purity Chemical Processors optimize flow while maximizing particle retention. Units incorporate hydrophilic PTFE filtration media, which does not require IPA pre-wetting and completely eliminates de-wetting issues in most applications. Filters are suited for filtration of aqueous and high-surface-tension liquids,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Limiting Port SFP+ Cables are compliant up to 7 m.

November 13, 2009

Fully compliant with SFF-8431 Revision 4.1 specification, Chapter 3, Limiting Port Copper SFP+ Cables utilize GORE(TM) EYE-OPENER+® Conductor Technology and low loss expanded PTFE cable dielectric. Cables satisfy limiting port specification up to 7 m, without using active technology. Core/skin design of conductors provides distributed or per unit length equalization without... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Cartridge Filters suit high-purity chemical processors.

November 10, 2009

Incorporating high-flow ePTFE (expanded polytetrafluoroethylene) filtration media, GORE® filters can be used in high-throughput filling, packaging, and recirculation systems for high-viscosity fluids, acids, bases, solvents, specialty chemicals, and other high-purity chemicals used in semiconductor and electronics fabrication. They are available in pore sizes from 0.1-0.03 µm. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Sanitary Gasket delivers optimal sealing performance.

October 20, 2009

Made from 100% expanded PTFE, GORE(TM) STA-PURE(TM) Sanitary Gasket meets ASME BPE equipment seal standards and passes ASME BPE intrusion categories I and II after 500 SIP cycles. It can be used universally and integrated into various systems, allowing standardized operations. Combining dimensional stability with chemical inertness of PTFE, gasket suits critical bioprocess systems in various... Read More

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