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Tent & Gear Proof

Spray-on waterproofing for tents, rucksacks and accessories

Adds water-repellency and revives breathability

Benefits of using this product

  • Adds / renews water repellency of tents & equipment
  • Prolongs the life of gear and optimises performance in wet weather
  • Easy to apply
  • Can be wet used on wet fabrics
  • Will not affect cosmetic appearance
  • WaterBased - environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable, non hazardous
  • Does not contain fluorocarbons

Ideal for

  • All nylon and synthetic tents, awnings, marquees, rucksacks, panniers and camera bags

How to apply

For best results always clean item(s) first with Nikwax® Tech Wash®. No need to dry item(s) before waterproofing. Shake well before use. Follow care label instructions.

Application:

  1. Protect working surface and lay clean wet item flat or erect tent.
  2. Apply with spray head or for larger volumes use garden spray/paint brush.
  3. Do not dilute.
  4. Apply evenly to outside of fabric.
  5. Wait for 2 minutes. Remove any surplus product with a damp cloth.
  6. Check carefully to ensure no areas have been missed.

Drying:

Items should be air dried. After several minutes check for and remove surplus product with a damp cloth.

Volume guide:

Tents

  • 300 ml for 2 person
  • 500 ml for 3/4 person • 1 L for family
  • 5 L for group use.

Gear:

  • Rucksacks 300 ml
  • Panniers 300 ml
  • Camera bags 100 ml.

These volumes are approximate and depend on the condition of the fabric being treated. To maintain waterproofing always wash with Nikwax® Tech Wash®. Do not use detergents. Use Nikwax® TX.Direct to waterproof breathable waterproof fabrics and Nikwax® Cotton Proof for cotton, polycotton and canvas.

When to use this product

Always apply this product to new or used tents and equipment to keep items in perfect water-repellent condition. Remember to clean gear first with Nikwax Tech Wash before applying Nikwax Tent & Gear Proof