Definition of Pertex in English:



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  • A lightweight breathable fabric used to make clothing and equipment for camping, climbing, and other outdoor pursuits.

    • ‘Samples were mounted in Pertex (Histolab Products AB, Gothenburg, Sweden).’
    • ‘Instead of laminates, the Flex is built with Pertex, a nylon woven so tightly that it's water-resistant.’
    • ‘It developed a unique outdoor fabric called Pertex, which is 50 per cent lighter and packs 50 per cent smaller than the others available.’
    • ‘The sections were counterstained with methyl green and then mounted using Pertex.’