Resource Library

Get all the documentation you need about all products.
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.

English (U.S.)

Dramatic Waterborne Moon Lights Keep Shining with GORE<sup>®</sup> Protective Vents

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

S&D International Co., Ltd. is one of Korea’s leading luminaire manufacturers. Their Moon Light is designed to provide dramatic illumination while floating on water. S&D partnered with Gore to achieve an easy-to-install solution to all the environmental challenges – including wide temperature fluctuations, seal-stressing pressure differentials, and protection from ingress of contaminants and water – that could compromise the Moon Lights’ beauty and reliability.

English (U.S.)

Efficiency of LED Luminaires Significantly Increased

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

WE-EF develops, manufactures, and markets high quality lighting for outdoor use. The focus is on innovative optical systems, good heat management, and high IP ratings. Its aim is to design lighting that is extremely durable and efficient despite harsh climatic conditions. This is a particular challenge in the case of the LEDs that WE-EF uses in newer street and area lighting luminaires.

English (U.S.)

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.

English (U.S.)

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

Everything you need to know about GORE Protective Vents.

English (U.S.)

GORE_PEV_AcousticsGlossary

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

Glossary of terms and definitions related to GORE® Vents.

English (U.S.)

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.

English (U.S.)

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.

English (U.S.)

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.

English (U.S.)

GORE® Protective Vents - Adhesive Series - Quality Assurance Testing (287 KB)  Gore Vents Datasheet

Protective Vents for Outdoor Electronics

Multiple testing processes ensure the quality and reliability of Adhesive vents: membrane tests for air flow and water entry pressure, lot testing of finished product dimensions and adhesive bond, and a manual, visual inspection of every part.

English (U.S.)