Marmot Membrain™ lamination utilizes advance technology that balances the best in performance of breathability, waterproofness, and water repellency with excellent durability. With a minimum of 10, 000mm / 10,000mm performance it's guaranteed to keep you dry and comfortable in the worst of weather.
Marmot Membrain™ technology offers excellent weather protection with interior comfort. The hydrophilic nature of the PU lamination reduces internal condensation and increases comfort range by reducing the chilling effect caused by converting condensation build up back into vapor.
This 2 Layer Lamination combined with superior face fabrics, create a soft, quiet waterproof and breathability fabric with superior performance. With excellent breathability, and long term durable waterproofness this advance fabric technology brings a new level of performance to value conscious consumers.
Waterproofness: 10,000 mm minimum JIS-L 1092
Breathability: 10,000 gm / 24h minimum JIGS-1099 B1
Hohenstein RET: 6 to 8
Technology: 2 layer Hydrophilic PU Lamination
DriClime® mesh is a bi-component denier gradient dimensional knit made of two different denier yarns. Using extremely fine deniers this knit is extremely light with superior wicking performance.
The larger outer yarns are a special filament yarn with an open capillary structure, which pulls the moisture away from the skin to the backside of the mesh where it spreads to increase evaporation. The dimensional structure of the knit combined with the smaller denier yarns on the backside of the mesh increase the surface area allowing for greater moisture holding capacity.
This technology increases the interior comfort of the garment by enabling the wearer to feel less clammy and more comfortable over a wide range of temperatures and conditions. The mesh prevents condensation from collecting on the skin no matter what the level of activity due to its 3 dimensional structure. The dimensional knit structure also helps by spreading the moisture over a larger surface area maximizing the efficiency of the evaporate process. This technology solves the problem of condensation and internal comfort that even the most breathable of fabrics have problems with during high intensity activities.