This cross-sectional image shows at a molecular level how GORE-TEX is constructed: Supplex Taslite nylon is laminated to a bicomponent membrane of ePTFE, 2008.

This cross-sectional image shows at a molecular level how GORE-TEX is constructed: Supplex Taslite nylon is laminated to a bicomponent membrane of ePTFE, 2008.

Courtesy of W. L. Gore and Associates.