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Condensation Reduction in Security Cameras

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

FEBRUARY 2015 // This study compares the performance of two IP66-compliant methods for reducing condensation in security camera housings. The GORE® Protective Vent was much more effective than desiccant at dissipating moisture, preventing seal failure and subsequent ingress of liquids.

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Electronics Protection Magazine: The Unknown Problem with Airtight Enclosures

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

SEPTEMBER 2012 // Product Specialist Jason Zambotti discusses the pitfalls in using robust airtight and watertight enclosures to meet stringent IP or Electrical standards for use in rugged outdoor environments. Along with examining the reasons why pressure differentials cause airtight housings to leak, the article offers an in-depth discussion of the relative benefits and flaws of several solutions.

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Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

Everything you need to know about GORE Protective Vents.

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GORE_PEV_AcousticsGlossary

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

Glossary of terms and definitions related to GORE® Vents.

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GORE<sup>&reg;</sup> Protective Vents Enable Battery Outgassing in Waterproof Enclosures

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

BriarTek, Incorporated, the global manufacturer of ORCA® man-overboard alarm systems, needed to outgas the batteries from the sealed alarm enclosure to prevent internal buildup, while meeting the Ingress Protection 67 (IP67) standard for water immersion.

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GORE<sup>&reg;</sup> Protective Vents Increase Performance of Protective Cases by Eliminating Vacuum

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Pelican engineers knew that they needed to account for pressure differentials. The 0450 Mobile Tool Chest would be transported around the world and often dropped from an airplane. Rapid altitude changes can cause pressure on the seals to increase from about 2 psi (140 mbar) to almost 16 psi (1,105 mbar) in the short period it takes to reach the ground.

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GORE<sup>&reg;</sup> Protective Vents Protect Surfboards from Damage by Sun, Sand and Water

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Infinity Surfboards Company, located in Dana Point, California, designs a wide range of surfboards for a variety of surfer interests. The heat from the sun caused the air inside their surfboards to expand and the resulting pressure build-up caused delamination of the epoxy skin to occur.

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GORE® Protective Vents - Screw-In Series

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

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.

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GORE® Protective Vents - Snap-In Series - Data Sheet & Installation Guide

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

The Snap-In Series delivers fast reliable installation and durable protection for enclosure volumes of all sizes: from less than 0.5 liters up to 30 liters. Ideal for high-throughput or manual production, the Snap-In Series offers multiple performance options, including new PolyVent XS:  a compact, low-profile vent for today’s smaller, thinner-walled, lighter-weight enclosures.

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GORE® Protective Vents - Adhesive Vents Product Series - Data Sheet & Installation Guide

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

Low-profile Adhesive Vents are available in both standard and custom designs, offering the most flexible options: for manual or automated installation, for interior or exterior mounting on enclosures, and for adhesion to rough or smooth substrates.

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