Frequent cold-water divers know that keeping the extremities warm inside their drysuits is really important.

To that end, Swedish company SI TECH has launched a new inner glove, which is thin and flexible with very good thermal capability.

The Kleven Inner Glove is knitted with 97 percent polyester hollow fiber and 3 percent spandex. Advanced materials and deliberate design ensures good heat insulation and a faster drying time than comparable materials, according to the company. It also features a short cuff and is tight around the wrist, minimizing the chance of it getting stuck in the locking mechanism of a dry glove system.

The Kleven Inner Glove will replace SI TECH‘s former Thinsulate inner glove.

Jonas Axelsson, Managing Director of SI TECH AB, says:

“Our new inner glove works very well for diving in water temperatures down to 10-12 degrees Celsius [50-54 degrees Fahrenheit].”

The new gloves are available in three sizes: medium, large and X-large.

The gloves will cost about 10-11 Euros/US$10.77-$11.84 per pair. For more info, check out the SI TECH website at

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John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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