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SG5 Solar Mesh Wetsuit For Aquatic Superheroes From Billabong

The Billabong SG5 solar mesh wetsuit has just been released - to keep water-based superheroes toasty warm thanks to the sun's powerful rays.


(SG5 Solar Mesh Wetsuit)

Using the principle of a thermal solar panel - use of the sun's energy to heat water - the SG5 suits carry this technology in the front and back panels in a patent solar mesh. This new technology is claimed to be 30% warmer than any any nylon covered neoprene, meaning pretty much every other suit on the market.

Zero Gravity Superflex neoprene makes up the rest of the suit along with all the expected features such as 100% externally welded seams, flexible side panels, silicon grippers, superflex kneepads etc.

Superheroes are really in luck these days; no need to scrounge old bits of baby blanket from planet Krypton. Modern materials enable d3o-based impact suits, super-suit fabrics, blast-resistant fabrics, self-cleaning fabrics (most superheroes are notoriously fastidious) and even solar powered bras.

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