PATHOS SUPREME Carbon blades are made of 285-T2 pure Carbon Fiber. This fabric is proven to be the best choice for our carbon blades due to the combination of high resistance and instant reaction. The selected carbon fiber combined with the best quality epoxy resin provides stiffness, reliability and long life. The carbon weaving style eliminates wrinkling, cracking and distortion of the blade and ensures complete resin soaking, while it insures rapid recall and extra flexibility.
Each pair is processed thermally for 36 hours and cures at 8 tons pressure for 24 hours. This process gives the SUPREME carbon blades a gloss surface that minimizes water friction and a more reactive performance. The manufacturing process minimizes carbon fabric and epoxy resin disposal.
The SUPREME Carbon blades have an outstanding performance during deep dives due to the side water rails. These elastic spoilers operate as guides, creating a water channel that prevents the fins to drift on the sides and save diver’s precious energy.
Having tested several different shapes of fins edges for hundreds of hours we came to the conclusion that the SUPREME flap-shaped edge not only exceeds the diver’s effort but also adds an extra push at the end of the leg movement. This element allows the diver to use less power, compared to previous concave shaped models.
SUPREME blades divert the power created by the diver’s movement all along their length. This is succeeded due to the carbon fabric’s inner arrangement. The special inner design gives the blades the ability of taking under pressure a double curved S-shape that provides the best flexibility, efficiency and functionality.
The best fins’ performance is achieved by increasing the blade’s angle and this requires a well-trained diver who constantly exercises and keeps up his/her fitness. The 33o angle comforts very experienced divers who keep up their fitness condition and brings up the perfect results. The diver feels the superiority of the SUPREME swimming long distances and at free-fall planning in deep dives. The SUPREME blades combined with PATHOS footpocket give more dynamic results.
CARBON FIBER FABRIC 285-T2
Areal weight: 285 g / m2
Weaving style: Twill 4X4
Tensile strength (MPa): 3530
Tensile modulus (GPa): 230
Elongation at break (%): 1.5