Apollo's 4.0 Microcell neoprene has 20% smaller bubbles than conventional neoprene. Rather than crushing material to decrease density: Microcell is produced by blowing a gas, generally nitrogen, into the liquefied rubber to make a foam. Utilizing this thinner more flexible material provides you with a suit that swims like a tropical wetsuit; yet yields a warmth factor similar to that of a bulkier 6.5mm suit.
Versatility Perfect by itself in temperate waters, or wear a simple Polartec jumpsuit underneath to dive the cooler waters in winter. Planning to dive in some really cold water? Our test divers layered it with expedition weight long underwear for a three hour exploration in the 39F/5C waters of Japan's Ryusen-do Caves.
The foot valves are designed to keep air from getting trapped in the boot. They are so compact you'll hardly notice they are there. Yet the are sensitive enough to compensate for pressure changes as small as one inch by automatically releasing air.