Fourth Element Unveils ‘OceanPositive’ Surface Wetsuit


Fourth Part this week presented the Flooring, a pure-rubber, “OceanPositive” wetsuit.

A gigantic wetsuit that retains you warm can create or damage your time in the water and neoprene has lengthy been the topic topic of quite quite lots of for thermal protection. Alternatively, petroleum-based entirely wetsuits depend on oil exploration and drilling, neither of that are genuine for the planet. The excessive levels of vitality required to fabricate petroleum neoprene contribute in direction of climate alternate, releasing toxic gasses emitted in the chemical processing vegetation.

To that halt, the original Flooring wetsuit is made the spend of Yulex Pure, an fully pure rubber that comes from a sustainable source the spend of earth-soft processes.

Yulex Pure is FSC-licensed, extremely-pure pure rubber grown in america. The vegetation are grown without artificial irrigation programs and the materials are processed with recycled water. Even the waste plant topic topic after the rubber extraction process is extinct as biomass gasoline for electrical energy era. The lining materials are made from ocean-certain plastic bottles, recycled and spun into polyester memoir. Water-based entirely glues are extinct to bond the foam to the materials and the prints are water-based entirely or embossed; each care has been taken to diminish the environmental affect of this product.

The wetsuit’s minimal create capabilities a mini chest zipper, laying aside the want for a encourage zip, radically bettering mobility and minimizing the quite quite lots of for water to enter the swimsuit though the enamel of the zip. The flexible rubber of the swimsuit gives freedom of motion and the interior ankle and wrist seals make certain that that swimsuit flush is minimized.

Mini chest zipper on Fourth Element's Surface Wetsuit
Mini chest zipper on Fourth Part’s Flooring Wetsuit

The Flooring is designed for existence in the water from diving, freediving and snorkelling to floor watersports equivalent to arise paddleboarding, surfing and originate water swimming.

The Flooring Wetsuit retails for US$559 (~471 Euros). For added data, strive the video under or crawl to the Fourth Part net situation.

John Liang

John Liang

John Liang is the Records Editor at He first bought the diving malicious program whereas in Excessive College in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Initiating Water Diver certification in the Crimson Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, amongst white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Breeze of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas serving to to damage the world file for the greatest underwater press convention.