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McNett Gear Aid Iron Mend Neoprene Patch £12.99
Iron Mend is will be known as Neoprene Patch. The material remains the same as our description and is not made from neoprene.
Iron-on repair fabric. Provides strong, flexible, permanent repairs for neoprene. Lined with Barritex™ for extra abrasion resistance. Iron Mend may be used to repair neoprene dry suits, wet suits, waders, neoprene gloves and boots, orthopedic supports, and lycra body suits. Includes: 10" x 6" Knee-Pad Patch, Reusable Heat Shielding and Detailed Instructions.
BARRITEX is an abrasion resistant yet flexible and waterproof substrate which is an integral part of IRON MEND repair fabric for neoprene. The BARRITEX layer is 'sandwiched' between IRON MENDs nylon fabric surface and its bottom layer of urethane adhesive. BARRITEX is designed to help increase neoprene life especially when IRON MEND is used to protect against abrasion.
IRON MEND HEAT SHIELDING PAPER
IRON MEND Heat Shielding Paper is a unique reusable and heat stable paper used to protect neoprene garments from excessive heat. IRON MEND Heat Shielding Paper allows heat to pass through its surface yet it creates a buffer to help prevent scorching of fabric. IRON MEND should not be used without heat shielding paper. The full sheet of our shielding paper should be used during all IRON MEND repairs (regardless of repair size) to help protect surrounding neoprene from potential damage from overheating.
There are 12 reviews with an average rating of 4.25
Anonymous from United KingdomOwner31 January 2017 16:20
I used this to patch a hole in my lycra cycling bib-tights and it seems to have worked, it's been through the wash once and is still in place. It was a bit tricky getting the patch to stick - the instructions say you need to do it on a really low setting, but it didn't adhere until I got the iron quite hot. You get a decent amount in the pack.
John R from United KingdomOwner01 November 2016 18:35
Bought to repair a brand new pair of lycra bib-tights worn through by a errant velcro strap.
First effort failed - not enough heat to melt 'plastic' bonding layer into the lycra. Turned up iron to medium, kept it on patch for longer(20 secs?) and pressed harder. Perfect result. Bit risky, because it's easy to see how you can melt the whole material, but it's worked for me and survived 3-4 washes.
Nigel from United KingdomOwner24 April 2013 12:33
I have repaired the torn knee of some cycling winter tights (long-legged lycras), and the Iron Mend is almost perfect. Now that the weather has improved, I have been unable to do a long-term test of the repair, but it looks impressive; perhaps for this application, similar product but with a little more stretch would be absolutely perfect.
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