Parent Category: Technical Area
W.L. Gore & Associates is a leading company in the manufacture of components for the production of technical sports clothing: sells its fibers to many brands that use for clothing, shoes and accessories for sport. W.L. Gore & Associates also designs and manufactures own branded even prestigious collections of clothing and accessories for running (Gorerunning) and cycling (Gorebike).
The patented technologies Gore-Tex WINDSTOPPER and GORE are now known by all practitioners of disciplines; But what exactly are these technologies and what differentiates one from the other?
We do here clarity on differences and characteristics of these technologies.
1 WINDSTOPPER ® Active Shell)
The WINDSTOPPER ® Active Shell fabrics are the most compact, lightweight and offer total protection from the wind, maximum breathability and water resistance. WINDSTOPPER ® Active Shell keeps you comfortable, improving your performance during highly aerobic activities.
2 WINDSTOPPER ® Soft Shell)
Offers total protection from the wind and maximum breathability, combining in a single garment the comfort of a soft Undercoat and water resistance of an outer "shell". The WINDSTOPPER ® Soft Shell garments are designed to preserve a maximum comfort, offering at the same time a total freedom of movement in all activities related to cycling and in all weather conditions.
3) WINDSTOPPER ® Products
WINDSTOPPER ® products give you the freedom of comfort while you have fun riding your bike. Keep you comfortable, warm and protected in many different weather conditions and activities related to cycling. You can safely focus on what you're doing without being distracted by the cold, moisture or excessive heat.
WINDSTOPPER ® 4) Insulated Shell
Provides warmth, softness and lightness, combining total protection from the wind, maximum breathability and water resistance. The WINDSTOPPER ® Shell Insulated garments are specially designed to keep the warm air inside the tissue and the cold air outside, without impeding the flow of body steam. They are ideal in cold conditions and intense winds.
1) Gore-Tex ® Products
Garments in Gore-Tex ® fabric, offering maximum comfort and protection for a wide range of activities related to the travel and weather conditions, have prolonged resistance, wind protection and high breathability.
2) GORE-TEX ®
Active clothing designed with Gore-Tex ® Active Product is extremely breathable and is ideal for highly aerobic activities daily. All components are manufactured for optimized management of sweat and to ensure a Supreme breathability and comfort in highly aerobic conditions. The performances are also supported by tight fit and minimal design clothes.