Men’s SCD 100 5.5 mm full wetsuit for SCUBA diving

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8354115
Key feature
A 5.5 mm wetsuit offering good thermal protection, to comfortably dive in temperate waters.
Users reviews
4.44 / 5 145 ratings

Products benefits

Thermal insulation
5 mm full neoprene suit. Taped seams, glued and blind stitched assembly
Easy dressing
One-piece wetsuit with front zip fastener. Hood.
Freedom of movement
Anatomic cut frees up arm movement. No seams under the armpits.
Abrasion resistance
Protective reinforced knees.

Features

Composition
Foam : 100.0% Rubber - Chloropren (CR) - Neopren Lining : 100.0% Polyamide
Approved by
Our technical partner: Planet Ocean (the PADI 5-star diving centre) based at the Water Sports Centre by Decathlon in Hendaye - France. The centre uses SUBEA equipment throughout the year. The team of instructors are rigorously involved in the development of our SUBEA diving products: from the design phase with the SUBEA team (product manager, designers and engineers), to the endurance tests with the help of the centre’s divers (from beginners to trainee instructors, all year long).
Tests
Designed and tested by our teams and our technical partner in Hendaye (France) to approve the thermal insulation.
Designed to :
SCUBA divers in temperature waters between 16° and 24°.
Warranty
2 years
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Advice

Storage Tips
Dry your wetsuit out of the sun and well clear of all sources of heat. Store your wetsuit on a hanger to keep its shape and conserve the neoprene.
RESTRICTED USE
Swimming and wave sports.

Additional information

Details on thermal insulation and reinforced protection
Wet-type full one-piece wetsuit, made of 100% stretch 5.5 mm panels (with production tolerance). 5mm neoprene foam, covered with nylon fabric on both sides. Seams taped using a GBS (glued and blind stitched) assembly. The wetsuit is equipped with reinforcements on the knees to increase resistance. Weight of the wetsuit (size L): 2.15kg.
GBS (glued and blind stitched) assembly
The seams of the suit and hood are waterproof, with a glued and blind stitched (GBS) assembly: the neoprene is glued first of all, then sewn for maximum resistance (the sewing needle does not go completely through the neoprene in order to prevent water infiltration).
Ease of movement / Putting on and taking off the wetsuit
One-piece with an attached hood equipped with the Air Expulse system: a system to evacuate air bubbles trapped in the hood. Easy to put on with the diagonal zip on the front of the wetsuit. No underarm seams for easier arm movements.
Thermal performance class
This scuba diving suit provides thermal protection that has been tested by the independent INPP institute (Marseille, France) in order to validate its compliance with the current standard (EN 14225-1:2005). CLASS C certified wetsuit: A (+7°C/+12°C / +45°F/+54°F) B (+10°C/+18°C / +50°F/+64°F) C (+16°C/+24°C / +61°F/+75°F) D (+22°C/+30°C / +72°F/+86°F).
Adjust the thickness, adjust your warmth!
When diving, cold is your worst enemy! Using the right thermal protection based on the water temperature, is essential. To avoid having to purchase different wetsuits for different diving conditions, we created the concept, with five pieces that can be combined with your wetsuit depending on the temperature. In this way, you can complete your thermal insulation with a hood, a neoprene top, a top with a hood, a 1 mm under-shorty or a 5.5 mm over-shorty.
What is a wet diving wetsuit?
This is the most common type of diving wetsuit on the market. It is not designed to keep the water out, but to trap it, so that your body then warms it up, creating a thermal buffer between you and the outside. Made of neoprene - a rubber polymer filled with air bubbles - these wetsuits are available in thicknesses of 0.5 to 7 mm. Thanks to their suppleness and modularity, they constitute excellent diving wetsuits.
Tips on how to get into a wetsuit
Put your foot in a plastic bag, then slip your leg into your wetsuit. You entire foot comes out without snagging! To adjust, ask someone to blow into your sleeve from the wrist. The incoming air inflates the interior of the neoprene wetsuit, immediately separating it from your skin. You can then easily proceed with the final adjustments.
Tips on how to take care of your wetsuit
1) Soak the inside and the outside of the wetsuit in clean water after each session. 2) Clean with a bactericide solution. 3) Rinse thoroughly in clean water. 4) Dry on a wide hanger in a dark and well ventilated place. Caution: the sun will cause the colours of the textile parts of the wetsuit to fade and speeds up the ageing process of the neoprene. Zip fasteners can be cleaned with a toothbrush and lubricated with silicone grease.

Users reviews

4.44 / 5 145 ratings
137 users recommended this product

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  • Man
    +60 years old
    28 June 2017
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
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    Scuba scuba do!

    Wetsuit been tried out inMalta. Very leased with Roy. Easy to get into and out of . Sturdy but easy glide zip ands seams are well made. Top class product for the proce

  • Man
    50-59 years old
    06 November 2018
    Use since 1 week or less
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    Благодаря !

    Продуктът е точно такъв, какъвто очаквах. Благодаря !!!

  • 08 October 2018
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    Seit meiner ersten Tauchgang immer noch gut Danke!

    meine tauchlehrer meinten T-Anzug von billig laden das kann nicht gut gehen aber ich habe an Deacthlon vertraut & bin nach 15TG immer noch sehr zufrie

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