Are Sealskinz products made from Seals?
No. Our brand name was created many years ago to demonstrate the best protection qualities of a seal – 100% waterproof. There is no other connection with sea...
Wed, 13 Feb, 2019 at 10:05 AM
How can sealskinz products be both waterproof and breathable?
The waterproof, breathable material we use is a hydrophilic membrane. It’s a thin but solid, flexible layer which does not allow water droplets to pass throu...
Wed, 13 Feb, 2019 at 10:05 AM
How waterproof are Sealskinz products?
Waterproof fabrics and garments are generally tested to withstand a certain level of ‘hydrostatic head’.  Our Sealskinz membranes are tested to withstand a...
Wed, 13 Feb, 2019 at 10:06 AM
Are Sealskinz products guaranteed to be waterproof?
We guarantee all our products to be 100% waterproof when produced.  Should you have a problem with a Sealskinz product, please return it to us and we wi...
Wed, 13 Feb, 2019 at 10:07 AM
How breathable are Sealskinz products?
We specify a minimum W.V.P (Water Vapour Permeability index) of 65% for all our patented socks and gloves (BS7209: 1990). 
Wed, 13 Feb, 2019 at 10:07 AM
Do Sealskinz products need any special waterproofing treatment?
No. The membrane is a permanent waterproof barrier. There is no need to treat or re-proof it in order to maintain or restore waterproofing.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2019 at 10:08 AM
Are Sealskinz waterproof products also windproof?
Yes. The membrane is windproof as well as being waterproof. Did you know they also provide a barrier to dust and fine sand in dry regions and our socks are ...
Wed, 13 Feb, 2019 at 10:08 AM
Can the Sealskinz membrane be damaged?
As the socks contain a waterproof membrane, always wear them with appropriate footwear. Avoid standing on stones and sharp objects that could puncture it.  ...
Wed, 13 Feb, 2019 at 10:09 AM
Do Sealskinz socks or gloves ever let water in?
This can happen in extreme conditions if water runs into the top of a sock or into the wrist of a glove. To reduce this, many people will wear their trousers...
Wed, 13 Feb, 2019 at 10:09 AM
Can I wear Sealskinz socks in wetsuit boots?
We recommend not using Sealskinz socks under wetsuit boots as the waterproof construction may insulate the foot from the warm water layer between the skin a...
Wed, 13 Feb, 2019 at 10:13 AM