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Gore to exhibit high-performance products for protection applications at AUSA 2016

Gore offers technical solutions for military personnel and the aircraft and ground vehicles that protect them.

29th September 2016

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Elkton, MD

Protective, Clothing/​Footwear

Gore offers technical solutions for military personnel and the aircraft and ground vehicles that protect them. The properties of ePTFE (expanded polytetrafluoroethylene) coupled with Gore’s innovation are said to make products, such as Gore-Tex Fabric and high data rate cables, industry-leading technologies, the company reports.

Gore Military Fabrics technologies

Gore will be featuring a number of Gore Military Fabrics technologies, including: Gore Katana Fabric, durably fast drying, comfortable, mechanically-strong fabrics for hot and humid environments; and Stretch Gore-Tex Fabric flexible-fit WWB (waterproof / windproof / breathable) military jacket.

W. L. Gore & Associates announces the successful integration of Gore Aerospace Ethernet Cables into upcoming F-16 upgrade initiatives. Gore’s new 10-gigabit cables, exceed Cat6a electrical requirements by delivering reliable signal integrity with sufficient margin for high-speed data transmission over longer distances. These cables are qualified according to C21091 Specifications for F-16 upgrades that require exceptional electrical and mechanical performance in harsh aerospace environments to ensure mission-critical success.

Gore Cables and Materials

The Gore Military Fabrics group will also be introducing its new blog at –  developed to be an informational and technical resource for the military textile market.

Gore will also showcase its full portfolio of Gore Cables and Materials engineered to perform reliably for the life of the aircraft and land vehicle. Products that will be highlighted include small, lightweight high data rate cables; aircraft sealants; and shielding materials.

Throughout the expo, Gore will conduct live demonstrations using the Cable Installation Simulator they developed to replicate the conditions an assembly experiences while being routed during installation in an aircraft. Gore specialists will route Gore-Flight Microwave Assemblies through the simulator and evaluate performance using Gore Phaseflex Microwave/RF Test Assemblies.

W. L. Gore & Associates

Gore is a technology-driven company focused on discovery and product innovation. Known for waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex fabric, the company’s portfolio includes a range of products, from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics.

Founded in 1958, Gore posts annual sales of more than US$ 3.2 billion and employs approximately 10,000 associates with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan and China, and sales offices around the world.

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