Tag Archives: Gear Care & Maintenance

Types of Scuba Diving O-rings

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About the Different Types of O-rings O-rings can be made of a very long list of exotic materials; most are inappropriate for SCUBA DIVING applications. The materials commonly used in SCUBA applications appear in the following table. Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Copolymers (NBR or Nitrile) Most o-rings used in SCUBA are manufactured from Nitrile, a hydrocarbon-based synthetic rubber. [Read More…]

Drysuit Care​ & Maintenance

Here you will find Drysuit care recommendations avoid the sort of damage we see to suits at our repair facility in Hallam. 13 Habits that prolong your Drysuit’s life  1. Good use deserves a good wash: wash with fresh water, preferably warm water and occasionally with a mild soap. (Also before sending it to us for [Read More…]