Women's Axis Smoothskin 2/1 L/S Front Zip Wetsuit TopWS236AX8-BLK-4
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100% Performance Stretch
2MM Textured Skin Body
1MM Smoothskin Upper Arms
1MM Neoprene Side Panels
Easy Access Full Front Zip
Eco-Friendly Dope Dye
Flat Seam Construction
Engineered Fit Design
TDC Thermo Dry Celliant
TDC Thermo Dry Celliant High Pile
Fast drying, lightweight, and naturally hydrophobic, TDC is our warmest wetsuit lining ever, and an Xcel exclusive found nowhere else in the market. TDC's clinically proven Smart Fiber Technology converts your body heat into infrared energy for maximum warmth, increased endurance, faster recovery, and enhanced overall athletic performance. The plush, high pile TDC ensures maximum core warmth. In surf fullsuits, this is an orange wave print. In dive fullsuits, this is a white/red diamond print.
TDC Thermo Dry Celliant Low Pile
Fast drying, lightweight, and naturally hydrophobic, TDC is our warmest wetsuit lining ever, and an Xcel exclusive found nowhere else in the market. TDC's clinically proven Smart Fiber Technology converts your body heat into infrared energy for maximum warmth, increased endurance, faster recovery, and enhanced overall athletic performance. The infared printed low pile TDC delivers the ideal balance of warmth and flexibility.
Waterproof Drylock Entry System
The most advanced front entry system with a 100% waterproof Drylock zipper angled along the upper chest. The zipper flap is attached at the right shoulder to keep more water out. A Two-Part SmoothSkin Hem Seal on the left open shoulder forms a more complete, secure seal. The Magnetic Zip Closure allows for easier and quicker release than traditional snap locks. The inner Crosssover Neck Entry features overlapping panels that stretch to allow extra wide, step-in-through-the-neck entry.
Two-Part SmoothSkin Hem Seal
Wide SmoothSkin hem seal on the zipper flap's left open shoulder, plus tonal printed graphics on the left shoulder directly underneath the hem, forms a more complete and secure seal that keeps even more water out.
Magnetic Zip Closure
Innovative, quick release zipper closure features double magnets on the zipper pull tab and attached zipper flap that securely lock the zipper in place, for easier and quicker release than traditional snap locks.
Crossover Neck Entry
Overlapping inner front and back neck panels (underneath the zipper flap) stretch to allow extra wide, step-in-through-the-neck entry.
X2 Front Entry System
A watertight front entry system with a front zipper angled along the upper chest. The zipper flap is attached at the right shoulder to keep more water out. The inner Crossover Neck Entry features overlapping panels that stretch to allow extra wide, step-in-through-the-neck entry.
OS Back Entry
Easy access back zipper offset from the spine to maximize comfort and flexibility, especially when paddling. A Water Barrier Inner Dam rests between the zipper and your back to maximize comfort and minimize flushing. Glued & blindstitched zipper flaps with a durable reinforced zipper base. The single layer SmoothSkin collar enhances comfort and warmth.
Water Barrier Inner Dam
Inner neoprene dam that rests between the zipper and your back to maximize comfort and minimize flushing.
Traditional back zipper for extra easy on/off.
Adjustable Velcro Wrap Collar
Protects the back zipper and allows for a better, more comfortable fit.
Ankle Zippers With Lightweight Inner Flaps
Easy on/off ankle zipper system includes lightweight inner flaps to add comfort, cushioning the zipper from your skin.
Polar Protection System
A horizontal front zipper extends across the entire upper body for extra easy access without sacrificing warmth. The inner neck dam is glued & blindstitched to the suit, and rests between the outer zipper and your body for an added layer of comfort and protection.
Ankle Zippers With Glideskin Dam
Easy on/off ankle zipper system includes inner dams lined with GlideSkin for comfort and warmth. Using GlideSkin allows ease of entry (''gliding'' over your skin) and forms a good seal once in place.
100% Quick Dry Fiber Exterior
Ultra fast drying, hydrophobic exterior repels water, allowing less water absorption for maximum warmth and minimal weight; excellent stretch and durability.
The most lightweight, premium foam available; significantly lighter, stretchier, and softer than standard foams.
Comfortable, lightweight neoprene with softer foam and a tighter weave textile for less water absorption, better durability, and maximum stretch.
Texture embossed rubber that provides excellent wind resistance; ideal for outer chest panels hoods, and other areas that would otherwise lose warmth quickly.
Quick Dry Lining
Fast drying, lightweight, and naturally hydrophobic, this premium inner lining has an accelerated drying time to improve warmth and overall performance; Quick Dry Lining is also made from recycled polyester fibers for an earth-friendlier final product.
Dipped in liquid neoprene to fully seal seams and maximize warmth without sacrificing flexibility.
Breathable, moisture wicking, quick drying 4-way stretch fabric for maximum performance in and out of the water. Rated UPF30 for Very Good sun protection.
Very Good Sun Protection
Tested and UPF (UltraViolet Protection Factor) rated to block 94% of UVA/UVB radiation from the sun.
Smart Fiber 4-Way Stretch
Our most advanced rashguard material that combines Celliant's clinically-proven Smart Fiber Technology with all the benefits of our premium 6-ounce, 4-way stretch. Mineral-enhanced smart fibers recycle your body heat into infrared energy for multiple benefits, including better circulation, core temperature regulation, and increased tissue oxygen, enhancing endurance and speeding recovery.
Premium Stretch Fabric
Premium 4-way stretch fabric; lightweight and comfortable, with an extra soft hand.
Maximum Sun Protection
Tested and UPF (UltraViolet Protection Factor) rated to block over 98% of UVA/UVB radiation from the sun. The best possible UPF rating for any fabric.
Excellent Sun Protection
Tested and UPF (UltraViolet Protection Factor) rated to block 96% of UVA/UVB radiation from the sun.
Drylock Waterproof Fiber
An Xcel exclusive, this one-of-a-kind breathable neoprene delivers excellent ventilation and elemental protection, with built-in water and wind resistance.
Tonal printed shoulder graphics reduce wear and tear from BC straps.
Ventiprene Breathable Neoprene
Fusion Weld Stitch-Free Seams
The most durable, stitch-free, maximum all-way stretch seam construction; glued seams are heat fused together with a strong, lightweight outer composite and finished with inner taping for a fully leakproof seal that keeps in maximum warmth.
Thermo Dry Seam Tape
This all-way stretch, lightweight, durable interior seam tape creates an even better seal that keeps warmth in and water out. The tape is either infrared patterned (products with TDC) or yellow (non-TDC products).
Drylock Wrist Seals
An Xcel exclusive, this seamless, engineered "donut seal" construction keeps more water out, minimizes flushing, and forms a snug, comfortable seal.
Inner NexSkin Seals
A thin band of liquid neoprene ("NexSkin") in the inner wrists and/or ankles forms an excellent seal and helps minimize flushing.
Glued & Blindstitched Seams
A fully sealed, maximum stretch seam construction. Neoprene panels are glued and pressed together, then blindstitched (needle doesn't fully penetrate neoprene, keeping more water out).
Durable, flexible outer seam composite for an even better seal.
Durable, comfortable 7 thread seam construction lies flat and smooth against your skin.
Drylock Ankle Seals
An Xcel exclusive, this seamless, engineered "donut seal" construction keeps more water out, minimizes flushing, and forms a snug, comfortable seal and a better fit with your wetsuit.
Durable, flexible outer composite used to seal a glued & blindstitched seam to maximize durability and keep more water out.
Glideskin Wrist Seals
''Rolled'' GlideSkin hems keep wrists in place and water out.
Glideskin Ankle Seals
"Rolled" GlideSkin ankle seals provide a better fit and help keep water out.
Back Knee Flex Grooves
Behind-the-knee cutouts for maximum flexibility.
DuraFlex Knee Panels
Comfortable, durable knee panels that stretch with you.
Less Seam = More Stretch
Smarter product design means minimizing seams to maximize stretch. Any seams used are always pre-bent and contoured for a truly engineered fit.
High Performance Comp Design
Engineered large, seamless body panel maximizes core range of motion. Available exclusively in the Infiniti Comp series wetsuits.
Loop It Or Lose It!
Centered elastic waist loop for keeping your top in place. Can help prevent the top riding up (and unexpected boardshort loss).
Double Flap Neck Dam
A two-layered neck with outer UltraStretch neoprene and an inner SmoothSkin lined dam for the best fit when layering with a wetsuit or other top.
Flexible, high performance boot design for enhanced range of motion.
Pressure Bonded Back Ankle Pull Loop
The most durable construction for keeping the pull loop attached to the boot. Pressure bonding also means a more watertight construction, since it requires no stitching that would otherwise penetrate the neoprene and let water in.
Comfortable boot design to promote maximum warmth.