Viking PRO

The Viking PRO is our biggest selling drysuit worldwide. Designed for flexibility and comfort in a wide range of applications. Vulcanised seams allow for peace of mind when diving under all situations. The PRO is easy to clean and repair which helps to minimise downtime.

  • Internal stitched and taped seams
  • External vulcanised seams
  • Easy to clean exterior when contaminated
  • Easy to repair in the field to minimise downtime
  • Flexible and comfortable

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Viking PRO

FABRIC

The Viking PRO material is a blend of natural and synthetic rubbers (NR/EPDM), on a 2-way stretch knitted polyester lining.
Total material weight is 1050 +/- 100 g/m2

COLOUR

Red with black reinforcements, or all black. 

SEAMS

Internal seams are stitched together with an elastic tape for security. External seams are vulcanised with a 25 mm rubber tape. Vulcanization is a chemical bonding process, ensuring watertight seams. 

REINFORCEMENTS

Additional layers of anti slip textured rubber are applied to areas at risk of wear. The shoulders and the zipper are reinforced. The trouser rear reinforcement extends around the thigh and across to the front of the legs, and down over the boots.

Standards

  • EN 14225-2:2005
  • BIO micro organism approval

ZIPPER

90 cm magnetic heavy duty zipper is fitted to all red suits as standard.
90 cm non magnetic zipper is fitted as standard to all black suits. 

VALVES

Standard configuration includes the following valves mounted on rubber backing discs:

  • Central chest: Viking Push protected inlet valve
  • Hose: CEJN fitting, 80 cm long
  • Upper left arm: Viking X2 exhaust valve with 2 mushroom valves for added security

Alternative options:
Non magnetic inlet valves, Apeks inlet valves. Non magnetic hoses.
Non magnetic exhaust valves, Apeks exhaust valves.

BOOTS

The standard boots are an extension of the leg, where a heavy duty flexible rubber outsole is stitched and taped to the end. The outsole features a non slip surface for grip. A fin strap retainer is on the heel.

Alternative options:
Neoprene lined boots, Nitrile safety boots with steel toe cap & midsole, PVC non safety boots.

NECKSEAL

The Viking PRO is fitted with a Surveyor latex neck seal as standard.

Alternative options:
Bellows latex neck seal or neoprene neck seal. The suit may also be fitted with the Viking Quick Neck collar system, which allows for quick changing of broken seals.

HOOD OPTIONS

Viking PRO suits may be fitted with a wide range of hood options as follows:
Surveyor latex hood + thermal inner hood, Nautic neoprene hood with smooth face seal, Smoothskin hood, Turbo black rubber hood, Magnum black rubber hood.

CUFFS 

Latex PRO cuffs are the standard fitment.

Cuff options:
HD latex cuffs, bellows latex cuffs, short conical cuffs.

Glove ring options:
In order to make the suit completely waterproof, it is possible to fit a rubber cuff ring system with fixed external rubber ring, and loose stiff plastic ring which holds the latex seal in place. The alternative is a plastic bayonet glove ring system with a plastic ring mounted on the sleeve, and a replaceable cuff held in place with a plastic ring.

Both systems then make the fitment of a latex or Viton®/Butyl or Nitrile/Chloroprene glove possible.

INCLUDED WITH EACH DELIVERY

Each suit comes supplied as standard with the following items:
Suspenders, carry bag, user manual, repair kit, zip care materials.

Coated Fabric

Property

Result

Standard

 Thickness

 1.20 mm +/- 0.10 mm

 

 Weight

 1050 gm/m2 +/- 100 g/m2

 ISO 3801

 Tensile Strength

 Warp: min 800 N / 50 mm

 Weft: min 650 N / 50 mm

 ISO 1421

 Tear Strength

 Warp: min 45 N

 Weft: min 45 N

 ISO 4674

 Puncture Resistance

 Min 60 N

 pr EN 863

 Abrasion Resistance

 Min 7000 rounds to rubber breakthrough

 ISO 5470-1 H18, 250 g

 

HZ Test Results Table (Viking PRO does not meet HZ requirements due to failure of Liquid B test)

 

CHEMICAL PERMEATION BT TIME (MIN)  PROTECTION INDEX
SULPHURIC ACID, H2S04 (aqueous) MATERIAL   > 480 HIGH
  SEAM  > 480 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH
SODIUM HYDROXIDE, NaOH, 50% (aqueous) MATERIAL   > 480 HIGH
  SEAM  > 480 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH
ISOPROPANOL MATERIAL  > 480 HIGH
  SEAM  > 480 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH
TOLUENE, 0.05% (aqueous) MATERIAL  > 480 HIGH
  SEAM  > 480 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH
LIQUID B  MATERIAL  20 FAIL
(70% ISO-OCTANE & 30% TOLUENE) SEAM  19 FAIL
  ZIPPER  48 FAIL
LIQUID F  MATERIAL  213 HIGH
(80% PARAFFIN OIL & 20% METHYLNAPTHALENE) SEAM  117 HIGH
  ZIPPER  > 480 HIGH

 

Minimum breakthrough time required: 20 minutes
Low protection Index: 20 - 60 minutes  
High protection Index:  > 60 minutes  

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