Graphene wetsuits

Discussion in 'All Discussions' started by 1vin, Nov 16, 2019.

  1. 1vin

    1vin Well-Known Member

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    Aug 24, 2009
    Hey everyone long time looks like They finally fixed the forecast anywho has anyone tried these new wetsuits with graphene laced liners? Billabong is pushing them just wondering if They are legit or just a lot of hype.
     
  2. LBCrew

    LBCrew Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2009
    Pretty sure it's very similar to the charcoal used by some brands in the past. Just a way cooler name. Does it work? Probably. At least it makes theoretical sense from a chemistry/physics perspective. The hexagonal part of it happens naturally, as carbon is transformed from an amorphous compound to a more pure and more structured carbon compound through heat. It's then combined with other fibers to be made into insulation. So the insulating properties of carbon/charcoal/graphite/graphene are well documented.
     
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