Nikwax Tech Wash

Grade: New

Wash-in cleaner for your 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 breathability
  • 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
  • Water Based - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous.

Does not contain fluorocarbons
  • Guaranteed performance for 4 years from manufacture

Ideal for
  • All clothing including high activity / technically advanced garments
  • Microporous coatings
  • Gore-Tex
  • Sympatex
  • eVENT
  • Tripple-Point Ceramic
  • Microfibre fabrics
  • Breathable laminates
  • Ideal cleaner to clean nylon and synthetic tents, rucksacks, awnings, marquees, fabric accessories and camera bags, etc

How to apply to clothing
  • 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.
  • Drip-dry

Note:
  • 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
Options
300ml
£3.99  
1 Litre
£7.99  

* All prices include VAT