R3 Yulex Insertable Hood

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The easiest way to add a hood to your full suit in colder conditions, the R3® Yulex® Insertable Hood fits seamlessly under your wetsuit collar to prevent water entry. Suggested water temperatures: 48°–55° F/9°–13° C. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.

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Made from flexible 3mm 85% natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content, our R3® Yulex® Insertable Hood offers supplemental warmth for your head and neck, keeping you comfortable in colder conditions while wearing a lighter-weight suit. Lined with warm, fast-drying 95% polyester (51% recycled)/5% spandex inverted microgrid, the contoured three-panel construction conforms to the head for comfort while an adjustable cord provides a snug fit around the face. The 1.5mm neck bib tucks into your suit to prevent flushing, and the Supratex brim shields your face from rain or sun. Seams are internally taped to prevent leakage. The natural rubber content 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.

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Made with neoprene-free 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber (by polymer content) that meets our rigorous standards for performance, durability, warmth and sustainability; the natural rubber is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance; the synthetic rubber is chlorine-free. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn

95% polyester (51% recycled)/5% spandex inverted microgrid thermal lining is warm, flexible and fast-drying

three-panel construction conforms to head for a comfortable fit

1.5mm neck bib tucks into wetsuit to prevent water entry

Adjustable cord provides snug fit around face

Supratex brim shields face from sun

Seams are internally taped to prevent leakage

Materials

Main: 3mm 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content, lined with 95% polyester (51% recycled)/5% spandex inverted microgrid. Exterior face: 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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When we started making wetsuits, we quickly identified neoprene as a material that needed improvements to lessen its environment impact. So we met with the folks from Yulex who wanted to leverage the unique properties of the guayule plant, a hearty desert shrub native to the southwestern United States. Thus began a collaborative long-term project to develop a wetsuit material from guayule rubber.

Compared to traditional neoprene made from petroleum (or limestone), guayule rubber is a renewable resource that provides improved elasticity and softness and can be replaced faster than the product wears out. The agriculture is low-impact and the extraction and processing uses little energy and few chemicals.

Overall, from the crops to the rubber manufacturing, Yulex® guayule rubber has a lower environmental impact than the polychloroprene that it replaces.

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Size Chart Wetsuit Accessories

Wetsuit Accessories Sizing Information

ACCESSORIES

XS

S

M

L

XL

Hood

-

21-22

22-23

23-24

-

Gloves (finger to wrist)

6

7

Knuckles

8

9

Hand measurements should be taken around the knuckles (not the thumb). Measurements refer to body size, not garment dimensions.