Patagonia R1 Yulex Front-Zip Full Suit

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Now made in a Fair Trade Certified(TM) facility, our neoprene-free Yulex(R) wetsuits are made of 85% natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content. Replacing a petroleum-based material with a plant-based one, they offer the same warmth and performance attributes as conventional stretch neoprene while reducing CO2 emissions by up to ~80% in the manufacturing process. Derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council(R) certified by the Rainforest Alliance, we blend the natural rubber with chlorine-free synthetic rubber to increase ozone- and UV-resistance and meet our rigorous standards for strength, stretch and durability. With new patterning for maximum flexibility and improved fit, the R1(R) Yulex(R) Front-Zip Full Suit is 3mm in the torso and thighs, lined with high-stretch, fast-drying 95% polyester (51% recycled)/5% spandex inverted microgrid; 2.5mm in the arms and legs, lined with high-stretch, fast-drying 100% recycled polyester jersey; the face fabric is 85% recycled polyester/15% spandex. The face fabric and lining are now solution dyed-using 86% less water than conventional dyeing-and are laminated with water-based AquaA(TM) glue that's free from harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The suit's floating front-zip entry features a corrosion-proof zipper and asymmetrical flap for better seal; unlike other designs, the Salmi(R) zipper is fully replaceable to extend the suit's lifespan. Supratex kneepads and ankle cuffs provide excellent abrasion resistance and increased durability. 100% external seam sealing; all seams are triple glued and internally taped. Easy-access key loop included. Suggested water temperatures: 60-65deg F /16-18deg C.

- Patagonia.com refers to the men's version

Features of the Patagonia Men's R1 Yulex Front Zip Full Suit Made with neoprene-free that meets our rigorous standards for Performance, durability, warmth and sustainability Natural rubber is derived from sources that Are Forest Stewardship Council certified by the Rainforest Alliance synthetic rubber is chlorine-free High-stretch 100% recycled polyester jersey lining throughout improves flexibility and dry time exterior face fabric made with 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex is durable, stretchy and water-resistant 100% external seam sealing all seams Are triple glued and 100% internally taped Supratex kneepads and ankle cuffs for maximum durability and anatomic Fit Floating front-zip with corrosion-proof Salmi zipper provides extra room to get in/out and extends suit's lifespan Easy-access key loop

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version