Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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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-TEXA(R), eVentA(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.


Keep your waterproof clothing and gear in tact with this Tech Wash from Nikwax. Tech Wash keeps your things clean and doesn't add detergent residue. PRODUCT FEATURES: The most important thing you can do to maintain the effectiveness of your waterproof gear is to keep it clean Common detergents leave a water attracting residue on fabric fibers that reduces their water repelling capabilities Dirt, oils, and other foreign materials that build up only add to the problem, resulting in gear that either lets water in or traps perspiration - both results that you want to avoid Regular washing with Tech Wash gets rid of all that bad stuff and will increase the lifespan of your gear After all, that Gore-Tex shell you spent half a paycheck on is supposed to keep you comfortable for years Once the initial waterproofing wears off, use TECH WASH and our other waterproofing products to make your gear good as new Using Tech Wash doubles the life of NIKWAX waterproofing products

- Appalachian Outdoors

Bring your clothing back to life with Nikwax Tech Wash. It cleans fabric without leaving a detergent residue like typical soaps and detergents.

- Mountain Gear

Removes dirt and detergent residue leaving water-repellency intact. Non-detergent and bio-degradable. Improves the performance of any fabric, fleece or synthetic insulation. Use as a pre-wash for Nikwax treatments for best results. Can be applied directly to remove grease spots or stains. Ideal for protecting the water-repellency on new garments.

- Summit Hut

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