Akona Quantum Stretch Gloves

A Review

Akona Quantum Stretch Gloves Review

Overview

For every diving glove, one of the crucial things to consider is the material it is made of. This is important because the material is important to the usefulness and durability of the glove. Like most of the Akona products, the Quantum Stretch is the first of the new gloves out there to employ the use of exclusive neoprene material. In our Akona Quantum Stretch glove review, we shall be discussing all the features and benefits of this awesome scuba diving glove.

The Quantum Stretch is made of a perfect combination of neoprene and nylon materials that are capable of giving the best flexibility one can look for in a dive glove. Aside from its flexible nature, there is a great level of superiority in the Quantum Stretch when compared to other dive gloves on the market today. Furthermore, there is a superb dexterity to the Quantum that makes it very great in showing dexterity as very paramount.

Akona Quantum Stretch possesses a four-way stretch feature of 5mm nylon II neoprene which is glued and blind-stitched for a superior durability and water resistant finish. Ergonomic, pre-bent fingers offer comfort and allow for minimal water transfer.

Akona grip polyurethane (PU) screened palm is designed to provide superior grip with outstanding flexibility and dexterity. The Quantum Stretch Gloves have a Skin-In Cuff that minimizes water transfer at glove/wetsuit seal. Quantum Stretch is the most comfortable glove you have ever worn.

Akona Quantum Stretch glove

Strength and durability are crucial factors in any good scuba glove. That and more is what Akona Quantum Stretch delivers for divers who opt for this high-quality dive glove. Made with neoprene and possessing a four-way stretchability, Quantum Stretch seams are glued and blind stitched for a durable, water resistant finish. When scuba diving, you need a glove that is extremely comfortable on your hands and that also have enough stretch in it for your fingers to flex. You can find this in the Quantum in addition to the fact that it is designed to be highly ergonomic, allow pre-bent fingers that offer comfort and ultimately allow for minimal water transfer.

This glove is prided as a pioneer in the area of exclusive neoprene inclusion as an integral part of its design. It is a unique combination of neoprene and nylon material that makes for the best flexible neoprene glove available. With a palm structure that aims to give divers high-quality grip and dexterity, Quantum Stretch has been paraded by professional and recreational divers as one of the best scuba gloves you can opt for.

Also, to prevent water from sipping in, Akona Quantum Stretch inbuilt with a skin-in design at the wrist that drastically reduces water transfer at the mouth of the glove – this is the point at your wrist where wetsuit meets the glove.

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Specs

Material Quantum Stretch Nylon II Neoprene
Seams Glued and Blind-Stiched
Closure Hook and Loop Fastener Elastic Wrist Strap
Weight 0.6 lbs.
Thickness 5 mm

 

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Features

  • Most Comfortable Glove You’ve Ever Worn
  • Quantum Stretch Neoprene (four-way stretch)
  • Glued and Blind Stitched Seams
  • Superior to All other Neoprene when Underwater Dexterity is Paramount
  • Most Flexible Neoprene Glove Ever
  • Ergonomic, Pre-Bent Fingers Offer Comfort and Minimal Water Transfer
  • Polyurethane Screened Palms for Superior Grip with Outstanding Flexibility
  • Skin-In Cuff: Minimize Water Transfer


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Pros and Cons

PROS:
  • Most Comfortable Glove You’ve Ever Worn
  • Ergonomic, Pre-Bent Fingers
  • 5 mm Quantum Stretch Nylon II Neoprene
  • Most Flexible Neoprene Glove Ever
  • Optimum flexibility and dexterity
  • Durable water resistant finish
  • Ergonomic, pre-bent fingers for comfort
  • Optimum grip and abrasion protection

CONS:
  • Thick at the palm and may be quite clumsy

 

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Editors’ Opinion

The Quantum Stretch is made of a perfect combination of neoprene and nylon materials that are capable of giving the best flexibility one can look for in a dive glove.

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