R3® Yulex® Insertable Hood

R3® Yulex® Insertable Hood
Black
$89.95
Style No. 89436-BLK-S
$89.95
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Overview

The easiest way to add a hood in colder conditions, this insertable hood fits seamlessly under a wetsuit collar to prevent water entry; made from 85% Yulex® natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content. Best for water temperatures: 48°–55° F/9°–13° 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% synthetic rubber by polymer content; the natural rubber is Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance; the synthetic rubber is chlorine-free
Warm Thermal Lining
Solution-dyed 95% polyester (51% recycled)/5% spandex thermal microgrid interior lining dries fast and offers excellent warmth
Recycled Polyester and Water-Based Glue
Stretchy and durable solution-dyed 88% recycled polyester/12% spandex exterior lining; all fabrics laminated with solvent-free AquaA™ glue
Shuts Out Water
1.5mm neck bib tucks into wetsuit to prevent water entry; seams are internally taped to prevent leakage
Snug and Adjustable Fit
Three-panel construction conforms to head for comfort and warmth; adjustable cord provides snug fit around face
Supratex Brim
Supratex brim shields face from sun
Supporting the People Who Made This Product
Fair Trade Certified™ sewn
Country of Origin
Made in Thailand.

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Everything we make has an impact on the planet.

How it’s made
Where 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
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.

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