Offering lightweight warmth and dexterity for cool-water surfing or kiting, our R2® Yulex® Gloves are made from flexible 2mm 85% natural rubber/15% synthetic rubber by polymer content with a fast-drying 95% polyester (51% recycled)/5% spandex inverted microgrid thermal lining. The exterior face fabric is stretchy and durable 88 % recycled polyester with 12 % spandex. A 3-D silicone palm print maximizes grip, and articulated panels conform to the shape of the hand for a snug, drag-free fit. All seams are triple glued and internally taped at high-stress areas for durability and strength. The natural rubber content is derived from sources that are Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Suggested water temperatures: 55–60° F/13–16° C.
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Since 1985, Patagonia has pledged 1% of sales to the preservation and restoration of the natural environment. 1% for the Planet is an alliance of businesses that understand the necessity of protecting the natural environment. They understand that profit and loss are directly linked to its health, and are concerned with the social and environmental impacts of industry.
Patagonia's mission statement is to "build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis." Clear as day! They work hard to produce innovative, high-quality, simple and utile apparel that help explorers and outdoor enthusiasts achieve their dreams.