TEMRES® family We are planning on expanding the TEMRES® series and applying

and bringing the benefits of this technology to other applications, keeping our users hands dry.

HOW DOES IT WORK? The concept in TEMRES® technology comes from differences in physical properties of liquid water and water vapour. Physical properties of water in liquid state, such as cohesion

and lower molecular energy, means that water droplets

typically range in size between 100 µm to 3,000 µm. On the other hand, the higher energy of water molecules in

vapour means they are excited and moving freely. The size

of water molecule is about 0.0003 µm. Our engineers used this significant size difference to create two main membranes

in the glove that enable the TEMRES® effect: one for its

breathability and one for water resistance.

Concretely, one membrane is made from porous foamed

polyurethane, helping moisture come out easily and allowing

the hand to dry promptly. The other one is the outermost

layer made from hydrophilic polymer, which is permeable to

moisture but not to water. The difference in concentration

of water molecules and temperature leads to water vapour

transfer from inside the glove to outside. This is the essential

mechanism applied to TEMRES® gloves. The breathability

allows hands to stay dry. At the same time its waterproof

property still protects the hands from water and liquids.

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