The resistance to ozone and weathering conditions by neoprene rubber is excellent, which makes it a suitable raw material for creating numerous products. These are the applications of neoprene rubber.
The water sports clothing such as waders, fishing jackets, dry suits, and wetsuits are manufactured using neoprene rubber materials. They help the snorkelers, surfers and deep sea divers keep warm in the waters of shallow temperatures. There is a comfort when moving as you shake, turn and twist your body in the water because neoprene rubber is very elastic.
You will find the majority of safety gloves are made of neoprene rubber. It is an excellent resistant to water and other liquids such as oils and chemicals. The neoprene gloves will keep you warm when you’re working in very cold work environments.
It is used by the majority of manufacturers who make sports and medical equipment. They are used in making gym clothing and other protective gear that athletes use to support the wrist, knees, elbows and other body parts. It is used to make clothing like wrist straps that are used to support the wrist when you are lifting heavyweight equipment in the gymnasium so that you did not apply too much pressure that may dislocate the wrist joint. There are many medical braces and support assistants whose material is neoprene rubber. The support equipment’s are used by patients who have spinal cord problems and fractured, sprained or dislocated bones. You will not need to replace the neoprene rubber support equipment and braces because they do not lose shape; hence, they will fit you until you are healed.
The sealing of electrical materials like lighting fixtures are made of neoprene rubber. The sealing protects the inside of the electric bulbs so that they do not get damaged by infiltration of water and other liquids. The neoprene seals are used Because they are resistant to harsh weather conditions, ozone and UV rays thus making the bulbs to last longer for use even when you have to put them on your fence to light up the compound of your home in the night.
Communication gadgets especially laptops and mobile phones have sleeves and casings that are made of neoprene rubber. The interior of the laptop needs to be well protected because it has essential parts of the device that you should not come in contact with because they are electrical. This is because when these parts are functioning they release static energy and they have to be padded by neoprene rubber material so that they do prevent the static electricity from building up. The static electricity is destructive to the laptop because it causes overheating in the electrical components of the computer and can cause to the malfunctioning. This approach is used in the making of mobile phones, iPad and many other communication devices.