Wash-in cleaner for waterproof clothing and equipment that safely revitalises breathability and water-repellency.
Nikwax® Tech Wash is a non-detergent soap which can be used regularly to clean clothing and equipment without damaging the DWR (durable water repellent) coatings. Use Nikwax® Tech Wash instead of detergents or washing powder.
Benefits of using Nikwax® Tech Wash:
- 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
- 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 Nikwax® Tech Wash:
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.