What are Neoprene Koozies®? – Neoprene Can Cooler 101

What is a neoprene koozie

The main difference between neoprene koozies® and standard foam can coolers is the material and thickness of the products. But there’s a little more to it than that. So let’s take a closer look at these popular promotional products.

Can cooler comparisons

What are koozies® made of?

Neoprene can coolers are very similar to collapsible foam can coolers in style and shape. Standard koozie foam material is polyurethane. Neoprene, on the other hand, is a synthetic rubber that you’d probably recognize from wetsuits. It is very flexible, durable and provides superior insulation to keep beverages cold. Neoprene can coolers cost slightly more than foam can coolers.

Our own tests at Totally Promotional prove that neoprene is a slightly better insulator than foam.

Neoprene Can Cooler Comparison

Our premium foam collapsible can cooler is on the left and our neoprene can cooler is shown above at right. They look almost identical but have substantial differences as you can see a bit more in the images below.

What are neoprene can coolers

Koozies® differ by thickness

It’s fairly easy to spot the difference in the thickness between foam and neoprene can coolers. The neoprene material is not as porous or thick as foam. Our neoprene can coolers are made of 3mm-thick neoprene; our foam can coolers are constructed with an elite 4mm polyurethane foam.

Neoprene and Foam Side View

Another major difference between these two is the unique zig-zag stitching on each side of our neoprene can coolers (shown above at right). This gives our neoprene can coolers added durability. The result is a tighter fit on your can or bottle, ensuring that it is securely “hugged.”

What are neoprene can coolers

Lots of koozie options

Our neoprene and foam can coolers are both made with high-quality materials and available in many product colors and imprint options for any color scheme. We even have full color foam koozies to grab attention at all types of events!

Besides our best-selling standard foam can coolers, we have a great selection of slim can coolers, bottle coolers, authentic Koozie® Can Koolers … and so much more!

If you are unsure which can cooler will fit your needs, request a sample from our customer service team.

Customize can coolers with logos and fun phrases

Our online ordering process makes it extremely quick and easy to customize can coolers with your business logo or message. We also make it hassle-free to personalize our many templates for your wedding, family reunion or anniversary party.

Whether you choose neoprene or foam koozies®, your clients will use them for future parties and backyard get-togethers. That means your brand will get tons of exposure for months or even years to come!

What is your favorite type of Koozie® to give or receive? Let us know in the comments!

This blog was updated Aug. 13, 2021.

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