Toasty Warm: The quick drying Plasma_Plush lining and Seal_Tight feature.
Quick_dry: Water-repellent fabric at torso and larger area inside of quick-dry lining.
Optimum Flex: Limitless movement thanks to the Sweep_Cut and Single_Seam legs.
Protection: Power_Seam for your suit. Crash_Padz for your body.
The main feature of the SELECT line is warmth! For 2018 we extended ION's toasty warm Plasma_Plush into the lower legs, making the new collection even warmer. The quick-dry characteristics of the Plasma_Plush prevent water from accumulating at the very end of the legs whilst hanging up to dry and any consequent stretching of the material over time.
Core riders across all watersports, but more specifically wind sports addicts who need extra protection against tailwinds and a premium suit to match their dynamic personality.
All ION Wetsuits use the new Aqua-α ™ technology. Aqua-α ™ is a solvent-free and completely water-based glue. We also use dope dye, which is great for the workers at the factory as there is nearly no bad smell from the glue. The difference is huge. A good step for the people behind all the great wetsuits!
. Plasma_Plush replacing Helio_Plush in order to maximise heat retention . Looped fabric structure traps air for best insulation . Great stretch . Quick drying thanks to material and woven in channel structure. Only at Select Level
Seam-free shoulder design for increased paddle reach and shoulder rotation.
With an additional seam to allow a more body-specific fit around the neck, it provides superb water resistant sealing. The Water_Gate 3D is used in all Select Level and AMP Level models.
All stress points are reinforced and secured from the inside with Melco tape for increased lifespan. If you accidentally left the suit in the trunk of your car on a hot day, they can start to peel off. Don't panic! Gently use an iron over the affected area as the glue is activated by heat.
To improve flexibility and comfort, all ION wetsuits come with the Contour_Cut. It greatly enhances flex in the collar, wrists, elbows and insteps.
at the legs keeps you dry single seam calf - easy entry - more flex at calf - less fragile seams and better sealing
Whenever two flaps overlap there is a chance that water can accumulate. In order to combat this we assure that quick water release is provided when needed, so Drain_Holes are secured in place from the inside and won't expand.
A small webbing loop on the neck of ION wetsuits and tops to attach the safety line of ION sunglasses.
It's been an ongoing discussion if this feature is needed at all, but we've decided to keep it and it's placed on the inside of the suit. Please note, only store water resistant keys in order to avoid any damage.
Ultra slim outside sealing technology for a long lasting life span providing more elasticity, freedom of movement and comfort than regular sealings.
. Highly abrasion resistant. . Great strength against tearing. . Primarily used on knee panels or buttock area
Only used in the SELECT line. • Technical appearance due to textured surface. • CYBER_STRETCH 130% properties. • Fast drying and maintains a light weight.
Additional Neoprene pads provide protection against pressure and impact, which can often cause injury to sensitive and vulnerable parts of the body (shins, ribs). The number of pads vary according to the suit and each pad consists of a special high density K_Type Neoprene Foam to dampen the force of impact.
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