Men's R1® Lite Yulex® Front-Zip Long Sleeve Spring Suit

Men's R1® Lite Yulex® Front-Zip Long Sleeve Spring Suit
Black
$399.95
Style No. 88532-BLK-S
$399.95
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Overview

A stretchy, neoprene-free spring suit made of 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content; the natural rubber is from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Best for water 65°–75° F/18°–23° C. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.

Yulex

100% of our wetsuits are made with FSC certified natural rubber. Less than half of the rubber produced worldwide is natural.

Fair Trade

87% of our line is Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.

Recycled Materials

87% of our line uses recycled materials.

Specs & Features
Features
Made with Natural Rubber
Stretchy 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% chlorine-free synthetic rubber by polymer content; natural rubber is FSC® certified by the Rainforest Alliance
Solution-Dyed Recycled Polyester Linings
Stretchy, solution-dyed linings; interior is 100% recycled polyester, exterior is 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex
Water-Based Glue Is Solvent-Free
Linings laminated with water-based, solvent-free AquaA™ glue
Salmi® Zipper Extends Suit's Wear
Floating, asymmetrical front-zip with noncorroding Salmi® zipper provides better seal and extends suit’s lifespan; zipper can be repaired or replaced
Fully Seam-Sealed
All seams are triple-glued and blindstitched; internally spot-taped at high-stress areas
Key Loop
Easy-access key loop included
Supporting the People Who Made This Product
Fair Trade Certified™ sewn
Country of Origin
Made in Thailand.
Weight
953 g (33.6 oz)
Materials
Body: 2mm 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content, lined with high-stretch 100% recycled polyester jersey
Exterior: 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex
Natural rubber is from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance
Fair Trade Certified™ sewn

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Everything we make has an impact on the planet.

How it’s made
Recycled Polyester
Recycled Polyester
Recycled Polyester
Using polyester fiber made from plastic bottles reduces CO2 emissions by 59% compared to virgin polyester fiber.
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Recycled Polyester

Recycled polyester lessens our dependence on virgin petroleum-based materials.

Material
Forest Stewardship Council
Forest Stewardship Council
Forest Stewardship Council
By using more tree products that are FSC®-certified, individuals can help increase demand for FSC-certified products and prevent deforestation.
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Forest Stewardship Council

Our catalogs are printed on FSC®-certified paper and we’re sourcing FSC-certified raw materials for some of our gear.

Program
Spandex
Spandex
Spandex
We are looking for recycled spandex options and technology that avoids the use of DMAc (dimethylacetamide), a solvent deemed of very high concern by the EU because of its reproductive toxicity.
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Spandex

Spandex provides significant strength and elasticity and is fast drying.

Material
Yulex® Natural Rubber
Yulex® Natural Rubber
Natural rubber is produced by hevea trees that absorb carbon throughout their life span. Compared to the process of manufacturing synthetic rubber, harvesting and producing natural rubber reduces CO₂ emissions by up to 80%.
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Yulex® Natural Rubber

In 2016 we switched to neoprene-free Yulex natural rubber because neoprene is environmentally damaging.

Material