Nikwax Hardshell Care Kit Duo Pack

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All you need to safely clean and add water repellency to wet weather clothing without wicking liners.

Clean and waterproof your wet weather clothing with our convenient Duo-Pack.

Tech Wash is a soap-based cleaner which can be used regularly to clean clothing and equipment without damaging the Durable Water Repellent (DWR) coatings. Use this product instead of conventional detergents or washing powder.
TX.Direct adds water-repellency and revives breathability to fabrics without wicking liners. Prolongs the effective lifespan and optimizes the performance of your wet-weather clothing.


Benefits of using this product:

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 conventional detergents, it does not leave behind water attractive residues which encourage ‘wetting-out’


TX.Direct:
Adds / renews water repellency and revives breathability
Prolongs the life of gear and optimises outdoor performance
Easy to apply - can be used in a washing machine, no tumble drying required
Will not affect cosmetic appearance
WaterBased - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous
Does not contain fluorocarbons
Guaranteed performance for 4 years from manufacture


Ideal for:
Tech Wash:
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
TX.Direct:
Clothing with drop liners
Microporous coatings
Gore-Tex
Sympatex
eVENT
Tripple-Point Ceramic
Microfibre fabrics
Breathable laminate


How to apply:

Tech Wash:
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.

TX.Direct
Place clean item in a washing machine
Apply Nikwax TX.Direct 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

Note:
Always check the garment care label and follow instructions
Always clean garments first with Nikwax Tech Wash before re-proofing
When using a washing machine, remove traces of detergent from the dispenser before adding Nikwax

Volume guide
See volume guide on bottle
When to use this product


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

TX.Direct:

After cleaning and re-proofing clothing, maintain its waterproofing qualities by frequent cleaning with Nikwax Tech Wash. After 6 to 8 washes with Nikwax Tech Wash, re-apply Nikwax TX.Direct to re-proof.

Remember you don’t have to wait to dry between cleaning and re-proofing