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Pressure Vents provide superb reliability through exceptional balance of airflow and water protection.

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 Pressure Vents Product Model PE13 Brochure

Portable Electronic Vents

The new GORE® Pressure Vents product model 13 offers nearly double the airflow of product model PE12 effectively minimizing speaker and receiver distortion caused by transducer bias.

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GORE® Pressure Vents Datasheet

Portable Electronic Vents

As you integrate more microphones, speakers and high-density batteries to your wearables, you face increased challenges with pressure equalization. These new pressure vents address that challenge head on with unparalleled airflow performance to ensure the reliability of your devices.

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GORE® Acoustic Vents - Product Model GAW342

Portable Electronic Vents

The new GORE® Acoustic Vents Product Model GAW342 lets you take your mobile devices to the next level with greater contamination protection and deeper immersion capabilities while maintaining excellent acoustic performance and consistency.

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Improved Airflow  Eliminates Speaker Distortion

Portable Electronic Vents

A Chinese OEM approached Gore one month before the launch of their product after realizing that the current pressure vent installed in their devices was not providing an adequate airflow.

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Installation and Handling Guidelines for Portable Electronic Vents screenshot

Portable Electronic Vents

GORE® Portable Electronic Vents provide an effective barrier against liquids, dust and dirt while equalizing pressure and minimizing transmission loss and attenuation in sealed acoustic devices. To maximize the performance of the vent for the lifetime of your product...

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Keeping Smart Phones Protected

Portable Electronic Vents

Keeping Smart Phones Protected

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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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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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Venting

NEMA Ratings and What They Mean

Technical Information

A critical aspect of vent selection begins with defining the level of protection your application, device or housing requires.

IP ratings cannot be “converted” to NEMA ratings, since NEMA requires additional testing not included in IP. However, there are minimum NEMA ratings that will meet or exceed a given IP code.

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Optimized Design Improves  Robustness and Reliability

Portable Electronic Vents

During their design validation process, the client found their specified pressure vent did not meet the required standards, as the robustness and reliability of manufacturing the final product was less than satisfactory.

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