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Gore Expertise Provides Yield Loss Reduction

Portable Electronic Vents

A Case Study on GORE® Acoustic Vents in a Smartphone

Learn how our engineers and our product model GAW333 prevented potentially catastrophic consequences of acoustic inconsistency. 

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Improved Waterproofing and Optimized Acoustic Performance

Portable Electronic Vents

A Case Study on GORE® Acoustic Vents in a Smartphone

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Portable Electronic Vents

A Case Study on GORE® Acoustic Vents: Learn how we helped a Smartphone OEM improve acoustic performance and reduce cost effectively.

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Quick and Easy Solution Averts Commercial Sales Stoppage

Portable Electronic Vents

Case Study: GORE® Acoustic Vents in Wireless Headphones

Learn how we provided a global player in audio products with an efficient solution to minimize a lengthy commercial sales stoppage of wireless headphones.

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GORE<sup>®</sup> Acoustic Vents for Immersion Applications - Data Sheet

Portable Electronic Vents

Providing Liquid Resistance, Acoustic Consistency, and Reliable Supply

GORE® Acoustic Vents for immersion applications facilitate transmission of sound with superior acoustics performance, deeper immersion protection and enhanced contamination resistance. Gore can tailor this material around the desired functionality to repel water, sweat, cleaning solutions and low surface tension liquids like detergent and oils without sacrificing acoustic performance.

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Smartphone submerged in water

Portable Electronic Vents

When it comes to ingress protection, among the most vulnerable areas of a smartphone are the openings in the phone’s housing that contain the device’s audio components, particularly the microphone and speakers.

According to Gary Chan, a Gore application engineer for portable electronic venting, Gore’s vents are in more than one billion smartphones, wearables, and other consumer devices around the world.

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Portable Electronic Vents

Acoustic Vents Of Sound Design

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The challenge of designing electronic devices that stay protected from dust, liquids and pressure becomes increasingly difficult when acoustics are introduced.

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Portable Electronic Vents

Why Choose a GORE® Acoustic Vent?

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Gore has an unsurpassed track record in delivering global venting solutions. As the worldwide leader in venting technology, we've engineered unique venting materials and structures for everything from medical and industrial applications to GORE-TEX® fabrics for consumer outerwear.

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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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Portable Electronic Vents

This guide explains how the right approach to acoustic design can help you optimize all of these factors to ensure the best possible balance of protection and acoustic performance for your device.

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