Questions and Answers for XCEL 7/6/5mm Thermobarrier Ultrastretch Wetsuit:
is the Thermobarrier warmer than the Thermoflex TD3, why is the Thermobarrier not in the catalog in 2014?
Our lakes are 4-8(°C) degrees coldly in summer in Depth 20 m, which suit is suited with an Eisweste? Can you help me?
Bob (Certified Scuba Instructor at Scuba.com)
One is not necessarily any warmer than another. They use different patterns. That in mind, if one pattern fits your body type better than another, one will feel better and warmer than the ill fitting.
Designed for warmth, comfort, and durability, the back zipper ThermoBarrier features a protective Spine Pad, SmoothSkin seal neck opening, and our heat-retaining ThermoBamboo lining from neck to knees.
Traditional fullsuit entry.
ADJUSTABLE VELCRO WRAP COLLAR
Protects the back zipper and allows for a better, more comfortable fit.
ANKLE ZIPPERS WITH INNER GLIDESKIN DAMS
Easy on/off ankle zipper system includes inner dams lined with GlideSkin for comfort and warmth. Using GlideSkin allows ease of entry (''gliding'' over your skin) and forms a good seal once in place.
Inner neoprene lining with performance and environmental benefits. A blend of bamboo charcoal fibers and recycled polyester fibers provides excellent heat retention and helps improve warmth.
GLUED & BLINDSTITCHED SEAMS
A fully sealed, maximum stretch seam construction that keeps water out. Neoprene panels are glued and pressed together, then blindstitched (needle doesn't fully penetrate neoprene, keeping water out). Can be finished with seam taping for added stretch, durability, and comfort.
DURAFLEX KNEE PANELS
Contoured, durable panels that stretch with you.
50 to 65 degrees fahrenheit, 10 to 18 degrees celsius
For use as a guide only. Many factors beside water temperaturecan influence how warm or cold you feel in the water (air temperature, session length, level of activity, etc) Your individual preferences come first when choosing your wetsuit, gear, and accessories.