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blueseventy, blueseventy Webbed Paddling Gloves

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Title blueseventy Webbed Paddling Gloves
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufactured For blueseventy
Date 2008
Description A pair of black blueseventy Webbed Paddling Glove, from the 2000s, is used to train for Ironman triathlons. The webs provide increased resistance to the water thereby building the swimmer's strength. The gloves are made of nylon with a filler of flexible polychloroprene, better known by its DuPont trade name, Neoprene, a plastic based rubber, which is soft and elastic as well as water-resistant, insulating and weather resistant.
Accession Number AIBDC : 005886.1
Dimensions height 225mm, width 150mm, depth 50mm
Materials plastic, polyamide (inner and outer), PA, Nylon - trade name, polychloroprene (filler), Neoprene - trade name
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method extruded fibres, woven fabric, unknown filler, machine stitched seams
Object Type gloves



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