Tents: Hand in Hand with Nature

We take trades to learn which models offer, how much cost and what their technical specifications. The choice and Assembly tips.

We review the ABC of the carp, that iconic and indispensable element of the life of the camp. And, as if this were little, indicate some Assembly tips and the latest international developments. It is said that these small portable houses have an Arabic origin; the Berber call them their marquees tent, but the truth is that they have a very old root.

The main problem in a tent as described in outdoor equipment is that insulation against outside moisture retention and internal moisture. Today’s obvious solution seems to be using impermeables-respirables fabrics type Gore-Tex, but in practice this is very costly and applies only to a mountain called “single wall tent” tent type (single-walled tent). So usually the different types and designs of tents is used another solution.

Double structure tents
Even at rest, the human body expels about 140 grams of water vapour per hour, that accumulates on the inside of the tent without adequate ventilation. Condensation is greater with bad weather, because the cold or the rain reduced the temperature of the face outside the tent, and the steam condenses faster when it comes into contact with the inside wall.

The solution is the design of tents with a double structure. The inner body is composed of a breathable fabric, with a fine enough plot, and a resistance to water treatment. The moisture-laden air will flow easily through this fabric, but will be retained by the second structure, a waterproof fabric commonly called rainfly or dobletecho. Condensation will form on the inside of the dobletecho to then slide down, dripping on the floor of the outer perimeter of the tent.

Good designs is looking for effective ventilation to reduce condensation, and the rainfly will have windows with eave or small sleeves (for
protect them from the rain), and apses or lobbies that allow the opening of the doors to the inner structure to renew the air while water penetration or possibly snow.