Don’t… Put your wetsuit in the dryer…. Drying your wetsuit in the dryer will not only ruin your suit, but it also voids the warranty. Simply don’t do it!
Can I put my wetsuit in a dryer?
Never put a wetsuit in a commercial tumble dryer. These are too hot and will damage the synthetic neoprene rubber.
Should you dry your wetsuit inside out?
Dry Your Wetsuit
Once you’ve rinsed both sides, you have to dry your wetsuit before putting it back away. If you don’t give it time to dry, you’ll trap moisture inside. This can lead to odors or even mold growth. Just like rinsing, you should dry both the inside and the outside of your wetsuit.
Can you spin dry wetsuits?
Kiran: You can put them in a washing machine as long as you only use it to spin them out. It’s no worse that taking a tumble in the water. Don’t put any detergent in. Also, turn the suit inside out when its drying, that way the bit closest to your body is going to be dryer first.
How long do wetsuits take to dry?
Drying Your Wetsuit
Ideally, you will dry your wetsuit in two stages. After it has been washed, hang it to dry, so the outside of the suit dries. After about 24 hours or so, it is time to dry out the inside of the wetsuit.
How do you dry a wetsuit for swimming?
Dry Your Wetsuit Thoroughly
Especially if you’re swimming again the next day! Once the inside is dry, turn it the right way around and leave till it dries thoroughly. Hang the wetsuit over a thick rod to dry. As mentioned earlier, heat is not your wetsuit’s friend so DON’T dry it in the sun.
How do you dry a wetsuit overnight?
Take a plastic hanger, slide the top or bottom of the suit through, and hang it doubled-up, inside-out in the shower or the garage. Or somewhere in the shade if you absolutely must hang it outside. 3) Turn the suit inside out each day until it’s dry.
Can you dry wetsuits in the sun?
Don’t leave your wetsuit in the sun to dry as this will accelerate the wear of the neoprene and lining. The ozone and UV rays in sunlight cause neoprene to lose stretch and become brittle over time. UV will also cause colors to fade. The longer you leave your wetsuit in the sun, the quicker it will deteriorate.
Can wetsuits go in the washing machine?
Don’t wash your wetsuit in the washing machine! Or, dry it in the dryer! Or, use bleach, clothes washing detergent, stain remover, fabric softener, olive oil, jet fuel etc. And, don’t iron your wetsuit either!