The Screw-In Series offers a variety performance options that durably withstand mechanical stresses and rugged environments. They all provide oleophobic membranes and are hydrolytically-stable, UV- and temperature-resistant. Compare all the PolyVent options, including the enhanced GORE® PolyVent Stainless Steel, now top-rated “IK10” for mechanical impact resistance. It provides exceptional protection that helps enclosures up to 20 liters withstand the toughest mechanical and environmental conditions.
* IK10 rating applies to this GORE® Vent, not the device.
Most consumers (75%) believe smartphone manufacturers should make all their smartphones water resistant (strongly agree 38%, somewhat agree 37%) The survey also found an emotional connection between the phone brand and water protection.
Gore research shows that water incidents with smartphones is common (42% in the last year) and when incidents occur most consumers (81%) have a bad outcome (35% malfunction, 46% inoperable). This translates to 34% of households having a negative experience with their smartphones in the last year and 19% having to replace their smartphone.