Aerospace & Defence

Military fabrics on show at AUSA 2016

22nd September 2016
Lanna Deamer

Showcasing the functionality of ePTFE technology, W. L. Gore & Associates, will be featuring products from both GOREMilitary Fabrics and GORE Cables and Materials at 2016 AUSA, 3-5th October, Washington, D.C., Booth 2733.

Gore offers technical solutions for military personnel and the aircraft and ground vehicles that protect them. The properties of ePTFE (expanded polytetrafluoroethylene) coupled with Gore’s innovation make products such as GORE-TEX Fabric and high data rate cables technologies.

Gore will be featuring the following GORE Military Fabrics technologies: GORE Katana Fabric — durably fast drying, comfortable, mechanically-strong fabrics for hot and humid environments; and Stretch GORE-TEX Fabric — the only flexible-fit WWB (waterproof / windproof / breathable) military jacket available.

The GORE Military Fabrics group will also be introducing its new blog at — developed to be an informational and technical resource for the military textile market.

Gore will also showcase its full portfolio of GORE Cables and Materials engineered to perform reliably for the life of the aircraft and land vehicle. Products that will be highlighted include small, lightweight high data rate cables; durable aircraft sealants; and outstanding shielding materials.

Throughout the expo, Gore will conduct live demonstrations using the Cable Installation Simulator they developed to replicate the conditions an assembly experiences while being routed during installation in an aircraft. Gore specialists will route GORE-FLIGHT Microwave Assemblies through the simulator and evaluate performance using GORE PHASEFLEX Microwave/RF Test Assemblies. The live demo schedule (Booth 2733) is as follows:

  • Tuesday, 4th October, May 20, 10:00am and 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, 5th October, 10:00am and 1:00pm

For more information on GORE Military Fabrics and GORE Cables and Materials, visit Gore at the 2016 AUSA Meeting & Expo in Washington, D.C., 3-5th October, in Booth 2733. Additional details can be found here.

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