Ah, the neoprene ! It’s the material at the heart of every wetsuit of surfing, aquawalking, diving, surf lifesaving or any other aquatic activity. But if you’re a regular visitor to the oceans, you’ve probably already heard or even asked this question: does neoprene stretch? And above all, how does this compare with our Mellow Sea ultra stretch wetsuits ? Let’s get to the heart of the matter.
What is neoprene?
Before answering that question, let’s take a moment to understand what neoprene is. This is a type of synthetic rubbersynthetic rubber, particularly renowned for its thermal insulation properties. When processed into thin sheet, it becomes the main ingredient in wetsuits.
So can neoprene be relaxed?
The answer is… yes, but not exactly as you might think. After repeated use and over time, neoprene can lose some of its elasticity. This is due to the combination of elements, such as sal, sun and continuous movement when you’re in the water, which can affect the structure of the neoprene. However, this relaxation is generally not very significant if you take good care of your wetsuit and rinse it after each use.
The innovation of Mellow Sea ultra stretch wetsuits
At Mellow Sea, we’ve always wanted to make the ocean accessible to as many people as possible, while improving the aquatic experience. That’s why we’ve developed our ultra stretch wetsuits. What makes them different, you ask?
- Cutting-edge technology: Our wetsuits incorporate advanced 100% ultra-stretch neoprene technology (in all 4 ways), offering greater elasticity (or flexibility) than traditional wetsuits. This means they are more flexible and adapt better to your body, while retaining their original shape for longer.
- Durability: Thanks to this ultra-stretch technology, our wetsuits are more resistant to wear and tear and to wide-ranging movements, making them more durable over time. Less chance of them relaxing quickly!
- Comfort: The extra flexibility of our ultra-stretch wetsuits offers greater freedom of movement, making every wave, dive and swim even more enjoyable.
Yes, neoprene can stretch over time, but with the right precautions and the right wetsuit, you can enjoy exceptional performance and comfort for many seasons. At Mellow Sea, we’re proud to offer you the wetsuits you deserve to make every aquatic adventure unforgettable.