Swimwear Fabrics

If you regularly swim you will know that swim suits do fade and loose their shape due to the chlorine in the water. To combat this, manufacturers like Speedo and Zoggs have released swim suit ranges that are much more resistant to fading and loosing their shape, which means they look better for longer.

The Endurance Plus range from Speedo, chlorine resistant fabric that will not degrade and is 20 times more colour resistant than any other conventional elastane swimwear currently on the market. It has been designed to help give an improved fit and comfort to the swimmer, with a softer feel and more superior shape retention.

The Endurance swimwear range is ideal for swim training and regular use. For added convenience the fabric has a low moisture absorption rate and also dries quickly after use.

  • Chrlorine resistant - No fabric degradation
  • Improved elasticitiy and colour durability
  • 20 times more colour resistant than conventional elastane swimwear
  • Lower level of mosture absorption - quick drying
  • Improved comfort with a softer feel and superior shape retention
  • Improved snagging resistance
  • Exclusive to Speedo

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The performance CR25 fabric from Zoggs is a high performance chlorine resistant fabric. With superior stretch, this fabric ensures a great fit whilst offering up to 25 times more life than conventional nylon elastane swim wear in chlorinated water. As with all Zoggs fabric, CR25 offers a UPF 50+ sun protection rating.

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Ultex chrloring proof fabric from Zoggs uses revolutionary Dow XLA fibres to deliver a chlorine proof fabric that will last up to a thousand hours in the pool. The lightweight fabric is not only extremely durable it also gives exceptional comfort with an unrivaled stretch and recovery ability. Ultex fabric is UPF 50+ sun protection rated, resists loosing its shape and fading and has a low absorbency quick drying feature.

This Elastomax ultra soft soft fabric from Zoggs features throughout the Zoggs Fitness, Junior and Junior Kids ranges. Elastomax gives up to 4 times the resistance to chlorine than conventional nylon elastane swimwear and has the added benefit of offering a UPF50+ sun protection rating.

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Exclusive to Speedo, this revolutionary new fabric combines exceptional strength and durability with stylish good looks. The Speedo Sculpture range has been styled exclusively for the female audience.

This fabric has been especially tailored to shape and streamline the body, ensuring it performs both in and out of the water. Styling is at the forefront of the designs and the innovative fabric has improved resistance to chlorinated water. It is also soft to the touch, which is an unusual quality in power fabrics, and holds the body in whilst allowing total freedom of movement.

  • Exclusive to Speedo
  • Sculpts your body making you look and feel great
  • Soft, luxurious and comfortable power fabric
  • Improved resistance to chlorinated water, lasts 40 times longer

Click here to see the Sculpture swimwear range

Developed in the Speedo Aqualab the Fastskin fabric technology has taken Speedo suits to the next level.

The Speedo Fastskin suits were launched in 2004. The suits are designed to mimic the shark, natures fastest aquatic creature even more closely.

We have a whole page dedicated to Speedo FastSkin, click here to see our Speedo FastSkin advice page.

MX1 from Maru gives the following advantages:

  • Improved chlorine resistance from extra life lycra
  • Optimum shape retention
  • High performance muscle
  • Control and shaping
  • Perfect fit
  • Quick drying
  • High UV protection UPF 50+
  • Designed for perfect fit to ensre optimum muscle compression and oscillation control which is a major cause of muscle fatigue

Click here to see the MX1 swimwear range

Pacer from Maru gives the following advantages:

  • Maximum chlorine resistance
  • Soft and comfortable to wear
  • Exceptional durability
  • Quick drying
  • Optimum breathability
  • High UV protection UPF 50+
  • Designed for multiple purposes, Pacer offers high chlorine resistance without compromising on fit and comfort.

Click here to see the Pacer swimwear range