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Keeping Smart Phones Protected

Portable Electronic Vents

Keeping Smart Phones Protected

Industry Articles, 257.76 KB

In appliance DESIGN Magazine, Global Business Leader Victor Lusvardi and Product Specialist Chuck Seipel talk about how to keep smart phones protected.

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Testing for Ingress Protection of Portable Electronic Devices

Portable Electronic Vents

Today’s consumers expect to be able to use their full-featured mobile devices anywhere, whether they are skiing on top of a mountain, talking on the phone while running through a rainstorm, or taking underwater pictures in the Caribbean.

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Portable Electronic Vents

IPx7 Testing and Salt Spray Exposure

Technical Information, 381.71 KB

Portable electronic devices must be able to withstand exposure to salt spray and water immersion encountered when used by beach goers and avid boaters.

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Portable Electronic Vents

The International Standard IEC 60529 defines specific tests used to verify that an enclosure meets the requirements for ingress protection against particulates and liquids. W. L. Gore & Associates has developed additional protocols to test for IPx4 compliance that address these issues and mirror real-world conditions more effectively.

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GORE<sup>®</sup> Acoustic Vent - Immersion application Data Sheet

Portable Electronic Vents

Today’s consumers increasingly demand immersion-resistant handsets, wearables and other mobile electronic devices. Normally, reliable waterproofing involved a trade-off in audio quality. With GORE® Acoustic Vents, robust protection and quality audio transmission happily coexist.

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GORE<sup>®</sup> Pressure Vents Data Sheet

Portable Electronic Vents

Rapid environmental changes can lead to pressure differentials between inside and outside of an electronic device. GORE® Pressure Vents provide superb reliability through exceptional balance of airflow and water protection.

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GORE<sup>®</sup> Acoustic Vents - Dust & Splash Applications - Data Sheet

Portable Electronic Vents

Today's portable electronic devices need to stand up to dust and splash hazards that go way beyond commonly used IP standards; which is why Gore testing goes way beyond them too. Our venting materials are tested and qualified to perform to industry standards, but also to additional protocols developed by our engineers that better reflect real-world conditions.

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GORE<sup>®</sup> Acoustic Vents - GAW334 - Data Sheet

Portable Electronic Vents

An advancement in acoustic performance

Ensuring exceptional levels of acoustic performance and consistency, the new GORE® Acoustic Vent is built to protect your handsets and wearables against water ingress.

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GORE<sup>®</sup> Acoustic Vents - product models GAW337 & GAW338

Portable Electronic Vents

Unparalleled acoustic performance. Even at extremely small part size. The new GORE® Acoustic Vents minimize the vent size without sacrificing acoustic performance, while also maximizing your design flexibility and available space.

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Portable Electronic Vents

The Science of Acoustic Vent Selection

Product Selection Guides, 201.39 KB

Portable electronics are continually exposed to conditions that can cause device failures and customer dissatisfaction, and choosing the right venting material is key to obtaining reliable protection and quality acoustic performance.

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