GUARANTEED GREEN. The Sympatex membrane

The compact hydrophilic system with a long term effect

Although it sounds complicated, it is actually very straightforward. When the body sweats, it does so to protect itself from overheating. Although this natural process is vital, it also creates the risk that the body will be cooled excessively, for example if the moisture in the clothing removes the heat from the body. The consequences of this would be reduced performance and a high risk of catching a cold. The solution is called Sympatex.

Excellent comfort whatever the weather – waterproof, breathable, windproof

There is nothing more unpleasant than wet and cold clothing. Sympatex has therefore developed a special membrane which absorbs the water vapour and removes it through the clothing to the outside. This keeps the body warm and dry even in extreme situations. And the best thing about it is that the higher the physical activity, the more efficient the Sympatex membrane works. Functional textiles with a Sympatex membrane also provide effective protection from low temperatures and rain.

BASIC MEMBRANE PROPERTIES

  • Compact hydrophilic membrane
  • Completely safe copolymer (oxygen, carbon, hydrogen) made of polyester and polyether
  • 5 µm to 25 µm membrane thickness
  • 100% waterproof
  • Optimal breathable
  • 100% windproof
  • CO2, oxygen and water vapour permeable
  • Can be stretched by up to 300%
  • Elastic properties
  • Easy care, poreless membrane, insensitive to dirt and detergent residues, no adverse effect on the membrane function

PROTECTIVE PROPERTIES

  • Durably waterproof, regardless of whether it is washed, dry cleaned, subjected to permanent kinking, or soiled by fuel or oil
  • Excellent protection from viruses, bacteria and bodily fluids
  • Resistance to various chemicals
  • Suitable as a medical product due to its biocompatibility
  • Thermal protection
  • Protection from condensation