Henderson AQUALOCK® BIBBED HOOD
The completely redesigned Henderson Aqua Lock® wetsuit series is a feature rich wetsuit line designed for divers who demand the very best equipment. Aqua Lock® remains Henderson’s most advanced wetsuit.
The New Aqua Lock line features: enhanced stretch, revolutionary Quik Dry™™ interior and locking zipperless wrist and ankle closures. At the heart of the Aqua Lock® series are the industry’s original interlocking wetsuit wrist, ankle and neck openings. Each opening is designed specifically to mate with interlocking Aqua Lock® hoods, boots and gloves using a new zipperless sealing system to form a nearly impenetrable seal that minimizes cold water entry into the Aqua Lock® ensemble.
The most significant change to the Aqua Lock® lineup is the addition of Henderson’s new Quik Dry™ interior lining. This revolutionary hydrophobic lining will significantly accelerate the speed at which Aqua Lock® wetsuits will dry, allowing all Aqua Lock® wetsuits and accessories to dry in just minutes, not hours. Imagine never needing to put on a cold, damp wetsuit, boots, gloves or hood prior to your second dive or experiencing the disappointment of waking up in the morning only to find your wetsuit and accessories did not completely dry overnight. The Quik Dry™ interior is super soft and adds a luxurious feel to the interior of the wetsuit. Additionally the Quik Dry™ interior will limit water entry and water movement throughout the wetsuit, keeping you warmer longer.
Aqua Lock® Hood
Designed as part of the Aqua Lock® system, these hood utilize the same construction techniques employed by all Aqua Lock® Wetsuits. All divers will appreciate the enhanced stretch characteristics of the New Aqua Lock material. Every seam on the hood is first double glued and blind stitched inside and out. The outer seam is then coated with a special waterproof Aqua Lock® liquid tape barrier. The tape seals the seam from water entry and also helps protect the stitching from damage and unraveling.
The interior of the Aqua Lock® hood is lined with Henderson’s exclusive Quik-Dry lining which significantly accelerates dry times. The new enhanced stretch characteristics and luxuriously soft comfortable lining makes putting on and taking off the hood nearly effortless.
The hood bib is extended for additional coverage and a secure fit. The outer portion of the bib features 3 silicone O-ring seals which are designed to mate to the inside of the Aqua Lock® jumpsuit. The inner bib is made from ultra-soft and supple skin neoprene to provide a compression seal against the skin. A revolutionary new one-way flow vent purge valve vents regulator exhaust from the hood while preventing cold water entry. This design is a Henderson exclusive and not available on any other hood. The Aqua Lock® hood exterior features Henderson’s renowned Aquasilk laminate. Henderson’s exclusive “one-way” flow vent is integrated into the hood crown and vents trapped regulator exhaust from the hood while in use.