Nikwax Tech Wash 300ml

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Nikwax Tech Wash is a wash-in cleaner for waterproof clothing and equipment. It safely revitalises breathability and water-repellence. This product is a non-detergent soap which can be used regularly to clean waterproof clothing and equipment without damaging the Durable Water Repellent (DWR) coatings.

Benefits of using this product:

- Prolongs the life of gear and optimises outdoor performance

- Maintains breathability

- Maintains original water-repellence

- 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

Ideal for:

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

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

How to apply:

Use neat Tech Wash and a sponge or soft nylon brush to treat stubborn stains before washing. Remove all non-washable parts. Shake well before use. Follow care label instructions. Do not use detergents.

Machine Wash:

1. Remove all detergent build-up from the detergent dispenser.

2. Place item(s) in washing machine (maximum 2 items).

3. Use 150ml in medium/hard water* areas and 100ml in soft water areas for 1-2 items.

4. Wash according to care label.

Hand Wash (use gloves)

1. Immerse item(s) in hand-hot water in sink or bowl.

2. Use 150ml in medium/hard water* areas and 100ml in soft water areas for 1-2 items.

3. Rinse 3 times in clean water.


Air dry or tumble dry on a low setting if care label allows.

* If your kettle furs up you have hard water. For extreme hard water use 200ml.

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