Patagonia R3 Yulex 4.5/3.5 Back Zip Wetsuit

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A stretchy, neoprene-free wetsuit with easy-access entry, the Patagonia R3 Yulex 4.5/3.5 Back Zip Wetsuit is made of 85% Yulex natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Made in a Fair Trade Certified facility. Suggested water temperatures: 48–55° F/9–13° C.

The Patagonia R3 Yulex Back-Zip Wetsuit is now made in a Fair Trade Certified facility, these neoprene-free Yulex 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 certified by the Rainforest Alliance, natural rubber is blended with chlorine-free synthetic rubber to increase ozone- and UV-resistance, and meets rigorous standards for strength, stretch and durability. With new patterning for maximum flexibility and improved fit, the R3 Yulex Back-Zip Full Suit is 4.5mm in the torso and thighs, lined with high-stretch, fast-drying 95% polyester (51% recycled)/5% spandex inverted microgrid; 3.5mm 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 glue that’s free from harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The suit’s center-back zip allows easy access and has an internal gasket to prevent water entry. 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: 48–55° F/9–13° C.

Details

  • Thickness: 3.5/3mm
  • Neoprene: Yulex Natural Rubber/Synthetic Rubber
  • Seams: Sealed/Taped
  • Zipper: Chest Zip
  • Hood: Attached
  • Model Year: 2019/2020
  • Manufacturers Part Number: 88488

Product Features

  • Made with neoprene-free Yulex: natural rubber/chlorine-free synthetic rubber that meets rigorous standards for performance, durability, warmth and sustainability
  • Torso/thighs: 4.5mm of 85% Yulex pure natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber
  • Arms/legs: 3.5mm of 85% Yulex pure natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber
  • High stretch, 100% recycled polyester jersey lining throughout improves flexibility and dry time
  • Stretchy and water resistant exterior face fabric is 85% recycled polyester and 15% spandex
  • All seams are triple glued and blind-stitched and and intrenally spot taped at high-stress areas
  • Derived from sources which are Forest Stewardship Council® Certified by the Rainforest Alliance
  • For temperate water ranging from 48 - 55° F / 9 - 13° C
  • 1,520 g (53.6 oz)
  • Made in a Fair Trade Certified facility
  • Made in Thailand

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