Spare A Thought For The Passing Of Robert Gore, Who Kept Us Dry With Gore-Tex

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Published on September 21, 2020 - Duration: 00:40s

Spare A Thought For The Passing Of Robert Gore, Who Kept Us Dry With Gore-Tex

Lovers of the great outdoors may not know his name, but they'll almost certainly know the name of his invention: Gore-Tex.

Gizmodo reports the celebrated inventor, engineer, and chemist Robert W.

Gore has died.

He was 83.

It's easy to keep rain off your clothes by cutting holes in a garbage bag and wearing it like a vest.

However, it prevents the flow of moisture in both directions.

Rain is kept out, but your sweat is kept in, making you soggy and unable to regulate your own temperature.


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Robert W. Gore

American scientist and businessman

Gore-Tex

Trademark for a waterproof, breathable fabric

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