Waterproofing and breathability of fabrics and garments

Lawrance Hunter, Jintu Fan

Research output: Chapter in book / Conference proceedingChapter in an edited book (as author)Academic researchpeer-review

19 Citations (Scopus)


This chapter discusses the different ways in which breathable waterproof fabrics and garments can be constructed and produced, including the use of microporous and hydrophilic membranes and coatings. The measurement of breathability and waterproofing is covered, as well as the specifications and standards applicable to such fabrics and garments.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEngineering Apparel Fabrics and Garments
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9781845691349
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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