Nikwax Tech Wash
Wash-in cleaner for waterproof clothing and equipment
Safely revitalises breathability and water-repellency
This product is a non-detergent 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.
Benefits of using this product
Prolongs the life of gear and optimises outdoor performance
Maintains original water-repellency
Easy to apply - can be used in a washing machine
Suitable for use on all fabrics, including technical textiles
Lifts out dirt that can attract water and mask water repellent finishes
Unlike detergents, it does not leave behind water attractive residues which encourage ‘wetting-out’
Removes detergent residues left behind by previous washes
WaterBased - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous
Does not contain fluorocarbons
Guaranteed performance for 4 years from manufacture
All clothing including high activity / technically advanced garments
Ideal cleaner to clean nylon and synthetic tents, rucksacks, awnings, marquees, fabric accessories and camera bags, etc
How to apply
Place item in washing machine
Apply Nikwax Tech Wash in the machine’s dispenser
Select a normal wash cycle, start machine and complete rinse cycle
Alternatively, just apply Nikwax in a simple hand wash
Drip-dry or tumble dry on a low setting if the care label allows
To tents and accessories
Apply item in hand-hot water in a sink or bowl and agitate
Rinse thoroughly in clean water.
Tech Wash can be applied neat to fabrics as a stain or grease remover prior to washing.
Volume guide (take from label)
To clean 1-2 items use 2 full caps (100 ml) in soft water or 3 full caps in hard water. Quantities used will depend on condition and size of items.
When to use this product
Clean items with Nikwax Tech Wash before proofing them with the appropriate Nikwax proofer. You should be able to wash reproofed gear 6 to 8 times with Nikwax Tech Wash before it requires reproofing with the appropriate Nikwax proofer
Only: $ 7.99