Nikwax Tech Wash
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Nikwax Tech Wash safely revitalizes breathability and water-repellency in technical outdoor outerwear such as drysuits, drytops, splash wear, jackets, ski wear and more. Use this non-detergent soap to clean waterproof, breathable clothing and equipment without damaging the Durable Water Repellent (DWR) coatings. Prolongs the life of gear and optimizes outdoor performance by lifting out dirt that can attract water and mask water repellent finishes.Common detergents and washing soap can damage the water-repellent qualities of technical fabrics such as GORE-TEX(R), eVent(R), NRS TriTon(TM) and NRS HyproTex(TM).Nikwax Tech is easy to apply. You can even use it in a washing machine!Important Note: Do not machine dry garments with neoprene or latex gaskets or socks. Also, machine washing can damage drywear zippers.
Nikwax Tech Wash removes dirt and stains from your waterproof clothing and equipment while also safely revitalizing breathability and water repellency.
Use Nikwax Tech Wash to clean and care for your waterproof/breathable garments. Dirt will attract water and reduce the beading-up of droplets on the fabric's surface. Plus, after a couple days out in the backcountry, your shell reeks. Wash the garment in Nikwax Tech Wash non-detergent soap. Detergents can leave water-attractive residues that will not rinse out. They also contain agents that can wash away water-repellent treatments. Never use liquid detergents or fabric softeners. 10 fl oz. (300 ml)
This product is a nondetergent soap which can be used regularly to clean clothing and equipment without damaging the Durable Water Repellent DWR coatings Use this product instead of detergents or washing powder Breathable waterproof garments are most likely to get sweaty and wet inside when used in damp or wet conditions If the outer fabric absorbs water the garment can lose up to 70 of its breathability Therefore the Durable Water Repellency DWR on the outer fabric of your jacket must be maintained to ensure comfort Nikwax Tech Wash will revitalise the DWR and therefore breathability of your garment