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Carhartt Men's Rockford Rain Defender Jacket

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While a water-resistant product helps keep water out, it can only keep out so much water. Typically a water-resistant material is woven tightly, and treated with some type of waterproofing spray. Some water-resistant materials may be nylon or polyester.

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The Rain Defender® coating on Carhartt clothing is a water-repellent technology, meaning all Rain Defender® garments are built to withstand light rain - on the job and off. We break down all the mumbo jumbo and try to make everything as simple as possible, along with a few suggestions Waterproof vs Water-Resistant So here’s the difference, waterproof means that water cannot penetrate the material. A great example of a waterproof material is PVC (polyvinyl chloride). A UK supplier of outdoor clothing to suit all ages, sizes and needs, we supply a number of leading brands including Craghoppers, Regatta Clothing, Trespass, Joules. Sizing Note* Carhartt are more generously sized, you may need to consider dropping down a size from your traditional workwear clothing.The Gore-Tex membrane is a man-made material that has billions of pores in one square inch (yes, you read that correctly) and each pore is about 20,000 times smaller than a water droplet, making it absolutely impossible for water to penetrate. Another great feature of Gore-Tex is that it breathes pretty well for being waterproof. Rubber The coat has reinforced major seams, meaning that the seams that matter most are aas durable as possible. The only way you can get wet in this coat is from a tear in the material/seam, which is why it’s important to be heavy-duty. Polyester is similar to nylon in that it can be water-resistant when tightly woven together. Similar to nylon, it also is breathable and allows air flow to pass through, keeping you cooler. A polyester garment will also need to be treated with a water-repellent in addition to being tightly woven.

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Along with being waterproof, this coat is also windproof. On the days when the sky is gray, and wind whipping, this is the perfect coat to layer over-top of your sweatshirt to keep you dry and warm.

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