Press Release Summary:
GORE-TEXÂ® Cleanroom Garments, offered in 22 sizes, provide breathable comfort and flexible fit. Featuring 99.9999% filtration efficiency at 0.12 microns, fabric provides contamination barrier while allowing release of body heat and perspiration vapor. GORE-TEX fabric is non-shedding, anti-static, and flame- and chemical-resistant. Garments offer full zipper fronts, raglan sleeves, elastic waists, and stretch fabric closures at collar and cuffs.
Original Press Release:
Cleanroom Garments Made From Gore-Tex® Fabric Provides Best Combination of Protection, Durability and Comfort
Elkton, MD, June 6, 2003-W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., the manufacturer of GORE-TEX® fabric used in technical garments and rugged outdoor protective wear, announces the availability of GORE-TEX® Cleanroom Garments in an extended range of sizes. GORE-TEX® fabric, the highest performing media to offer breathable comfort and flexible fit, is ideally suited to contamination control wear for critical applications. Featuring 99.9999% filtration efficiency at 0.12 microns, the fabric provides a reliable contamination barrier while allowing the release of body heat and perspiration vapor. GORE-TEX® fabric is non-shedding, anti-static, flame and chemical resistant. GORE-TEX® Cleanroom Garments come in 22 sizes, the largest range available, and feature full zipper fronts, raglan sleeves, elastic waists and stretch fabric closures at collar and cuffs for ease of gowning and unsurpassed environmental protection from human-generated contaminants. They are designed to meet the most stringent requirements in ultra clean (nonsterile) Class 1 to Class 100 environments. The durability of GORE-TEX® Cleanroom Garments has been proven in real-world use for over 18 years. Typical durability results are 3 years or 50 laundry cycles. Many customers report five full years of service before replacement. W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., a technology solutions provider with over $1 billion in sales and 6,000 associates, specializes in fluoropolymer innovations that improve the quality of life. Over its 40-year history, Gore has applied its world-renowned expertise with membranes and laminates to thousands of products for high-volume, cost-sensitive markets, such as automotive, energy, electronics and industrial filtration. The company operates more than 45 facilities worldwide with headquarters in Newark, Delaware, USA. For more information, visit www.gore.com.