What is Scubapro S-Tek System

What is Scubapro S-Tek System

Scubapro S-Tek Pure Wing, Backplate and Harness System

The latest S-Tek range of products provides an uncluttered system with an ultimate feeling of freedom for a minimalist approach to diving. The S-Tek Pure system has been modelled on tried and tested Hogarthian dive configuration. The cave diving community has researched the Hogarthian setup to allow maximum usability and simplicity while focusing on adjustability, fit and comfort. Like everything from Scubapro, the S-Tek is designed with care and attention to detail producing an array of high-quality accessories that are interchangeable between S-Tek and Hydros Pro Systems. The Scubapro S-Tek Pure System is perfect for recreational, extended range and technical divers looking for a streamlined, well-engineered diving setup. The beauty lies in simplicity and functionality!


Features of S-Tek Pure System:

  • Continuous one-piece webbing with fixed shoulder length in line with Hogarthian System
  • Branded silicone epaulette on the left shoulder and branded silicone guide bands keep the inflator hose and straps in place.
  • Two pre-bent D-rings on the shoulders, one D-ring on the waist, and two D-rings on the crotch strap are provided for clipping on extra gear.
  • An aluminium single tank adapter is included with the 30lb systems.

Scubapro S-Tek Pro Wing, Backplate and Harness System

Scubapro S-Tek Pro System is an extended version of the S-Tek Pure System. It provides all the simplicity and benefits of the Pure System but features additional comfort elements such as molded monoprene backplate, waist and shoulder molded monoprene and shoulder straps adjustable buckles. Scubapro S-Tek System also uses an integrated weight system and accessories from the award-winning Hydros Pro BCD.


Features S-Tek Pro System:

  • Molded neoprene pads for extra comfort around shoulders, waist and back for improved comfort on longer runtimes or multiple dives
  • A handy shoulder strap buckle helps the mounting system to suit different torso lengths.
  • Branded silicone epaulette on the left shoulder and branded silicone guide bands keep the inflator hose and straps in place.
  • An aluminium single tank adapter is included with the 30lb systems.

Scubapro S-Tek Wings

A bladder is one of the most critical elements of a diving system. There is not much more area for improvement in terms of technical wing bladders; therefore, Scubapro made sure that their dive wings for the S-Tek system are of the best quality possible. In S-Tek System, Scubapro employed three primary Scubapro S-Tek Donut Wing bladders:
  • Scubapro S-Tek Donut Wing - 30 lbs for single tank diving
  • Scubapro S-Tek Donut Wing - 40 lbs for twinset tank diving
  • Scubapro S-Tek Donut Wing - 60 lbs for twinset tank diving

All three bladders have shared features. While the larger volume wings - 40lbs and 60lbs - are more suitable for twinset diving, the 30lbs S-Tek wing is suitable for single tank diving. The Scubapro's donut S-Tek wings feature unique, high-quality double Cordura construction on the outside and inside. The outer layer is made out of 1000 Denier Cordura - highly abrasion resistant; it is a valuable piece of gear in almost every underwater environment. To make the whole package almost "bulletproof," the inner bladder is manufactured from Cordura 500, exceeding most competitors' specs.  


Features of S-Tek Dive Wings:

  • 1000D Cordura outer shell and 500D Cordura inner bladder deliver industry-leading abrasion resistance
  • A durable YKK zipper for years of performance
  • Improved upper bladder dome and bottom donut design prevent air trapping
  • Each wing features an elliptical EPDM corrugated inflator hose and SCUBAPRO's K-Style BPI.
  • Comes in 3 lift capacities: 30lbs, 40lbs, 60lbs

Scubapro S-Tek Harness and 3D Backplate

The S-Tek Pure webbing is made from a single material with the best balance between toughness, usability and flexibility. The S-Tek Pure Harness has been the best we have seen so far. The main difference between the Pure and Pro harnesses is the use of fast adjusting shoulder buckles on the Pro Harness - they significantly improve the ease of doffing & donning.  

The S-Tek System's backplate is a specially one-piece 3D formed backplate with a handling system and ergo-nuts twin bands mounting screws. Like every well-designed and functional backplate, it follows DIR (Do-It-Right) philosophy offering a streamlined and minimalist design and comfortable wear.


Features of Harness and Backplate:

  • A continuous webbing harness is simple, minimalist and practical.
  • Configuration options include a fixed-shoulder length harness for ultimate simplicity or  TEK LOCK Extender mode that allows the shoulder straps to extend for easier doffing & donning.
  • The stainless steel waist buckle allows a full range of adjustments.
  • 3D formed back plate with curved central profile and soft angle edges
  • EVO Angle webbing slots allow for better webbing routing preventing abrasion, wear and tear
  • Recessed Wing Nut Socket features S-Tek Ergo Nuts that are ergonomically designed for cold, wet or gloved hands - easy to use in all conditions.
  • The back plate provides mounting points for trim weights, an argon tank mounting point and a convenient built-in carry handle.
  • Silicone shoulder pads in S-Tek Pro configuration for added comfort
  • Two pre-bent D-rings on the shoulders, one D-ring on the waist, and two D-rings on the crotch strap in line with DIR and cave diving principles
  • Produced and delivered in two configurations plates: stainless steel, and aluminium.

Scubapro S-Tek Accessories

Scubapro wanted to create the most comprehensive collection of streamlined recreational and technical gear, which is why Scubapro S-Tek is one of the most versatile technical diving collections.



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