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Technology & Fabrics Guides


Technology & Fabrics Guides



grisport technology

Grisport Boots Five Layer Sole Unit

A unique five layer sole unit design that guarantees a comfortable walk - without any breaking in!

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how to waterproof jacket and trousers

Ever wondered how to waterproof a jacket or a pair of trousers?

Make sure you get the best from your waterproof jacket or trousers with our guide on waterproofing. 

Learn how to reproof a waterproof jacket or trousers >

1000mile socks technology

1000mile Walking Socks Technology

Find out how this double layer construction will last for a 1000miles and prevent you from getting blisters.

Learn about 1000mile walking sock technology >

Dexshell Socks and Gloves Technology

Dexshell Technology and Materials

These socks, gloves and hats are made from a three layer construction. Find out how moisture escapes and water stays out.

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Sealskinz - Understanding the Technology

A three layer construction that makes Sealskinz socks fully waterproof and breathable. Find out more.

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RFID Safe Technology

Make sure your 'contactless' credit and debit cards are safe when traveling by using Radio Frequency Identification blocking products. Find out more.

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Grisport Boots Technical Information

Understand the technology used by Grisport on their walking boots and shoes.

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Teflon coated fabric

Teflon Fabric Protector - The Benefits

What are the benefits of having my clothing coated in Teflon? Find out here.

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What is Chera wax cotton

What is Chera Wax Cotton?

Many outdoor products are made from Chera wax cotton, but is it? Find out here.

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What does HH mean

What Does Hydrostatic Head Mean?

When buying waterproof jackets and trousers you may be told that it has a 5000HH protection. What does this mean?

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Vibram XS Trek Sole

Vibram XS Trek Sole Unit

Find out why this is one of the leading sole units in the outdoor industry.

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Duck Canvas Fabric

A lot of outdoor equipment and clothing is made from duck canvas. Why is this fabric so popular. What are its benefits?

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Anfibio Leather

What is Anfibio Leather and what are its benefits?

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  • 9th Apr 2019  B.Bithell

    Dog Walking Boots Buying Guide

    What to look for when buying a pair of dog walking boots Choosing the right pair of dog walking boots is not always easy! With so many to choose from we can easily become confused and end up buying a pair that's not right for us. This guide will e

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  • 26th Jun 2018  Bethan Bithell

    Hoggs of Fife Albany Tweed Collection - A Luxury Range!

    Hoggs of Fife Albany Tweed Collection Quality tweed jackets and accessories for ladies can be difficult to find - especially when there are some inferior brands out there in the market place. Well, you can rest assured that the Hoggs of

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  • 22nd Apr 2017  Bethan Bithell

    5 Reasons why you should wax your leather walking boots and shoes regularly!

    Spending a bit of time waxing your leather walking boots and shoes will save you money and time in the long term.Leather Walking Boots & ShoesLeather is a natural product that needs a bit of care and attention to prevent damaging its natural capabili

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