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Question 1 Breathability
Breathable waterproof membrane based garments/fabrics no longer work in the rain when

Clue
The Durable Water-Repellent layer has worn off
The fabric is dirty
The outer layer is wetting out
Any of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
Any of the above

Question 2 Environmental
Why does Nikwax not use Fluorocarbons in its products?

Clue
The process of manufacturing Fluorocarbon based products is too easy & Nikwax like to make complicated products
Nikwax firmly believes in producing safe products and wherever possible, will not use components that have health or environmental concerns
Because there are too many fluorocarbon based products out there already
Fluorocarbons is a long word that cannot be translated into other languages easily
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Nikwax firmly believes in producing safe products and wherever possible, will not use components that have health or environmental concerns

Question 3 Equipment
Nikwax Concentrated Tent & Gear SolarProof is recommended for the treatment of which equipment made from synthetic weatherproof materials?

Clue
Tents
Rucksacks
Panniers
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 4 Equipment
You have just spent a weekend in late autumn camping in a wet and muddy field. What should you do to your single wall nylon tent before storing it for the winter?

Clue
Clean by sponging off with a dilute solution of washing up liquid to remove any dirt. Allow to dry naturally before putting away.
Wash in the washing machine on cold wash then drip dry
Roll it up & put it away
Clean by sponging off with a solution of Nikwax Tech Wash and water to remove any dirt then treat by applying Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof. Allow to dry naturally before putting away.
   
 

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Clean by sponging off with a solution of Nikwax Tech Wash and water to remove any dirt then treat by applying Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof. Allow to dry naturally before putting away.

Question 5 Footwear
You have a pair of fabric and leather boots lined with Sympatex® fabric. How would you waterproof them?

Clue
Use Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On
Use Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof
Use Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof
Use Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
Use Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof

Question 6 Garment
You want to re-waterproof a Gore-Tex® jacket. Which of the following would be the most suitable?

Clue
Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In
Nikwax Tech Wash
Nikwax Cotton Proof
Nikwax Polar Proof
   
 

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The correct answer is : 1
Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In

Question 7 Garment
Which Nikwax product should you use to re-waterproof a soft-shell garment that doesn't have a wicking liner?

Clue
Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof
Nikwax Softshell Proof Wash-In
Nikwax Softshell Proof Spray-On
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Nikwax Softshell Proof Wash-In

Question 8 Garment
You need to wash your waterproof breathable coat. Which of the following would be suitable?

Clue
Non-biological washing powder
Nikwax BaseWash
Nikwax Tech Wash

Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In

   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
Nikwax Tech Wash

Question 9 How Nikwax Works
Nikwax Cotton Proof can be used on:

Clue
Cotton clothing and equipment
Polycotton clothing and equipment
Canvas equipment
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 10 How Nikwax Works
Patented TX.10i will

Clue
Coat fabric fibres and provide tear resistance
Coat fabric fibres with a network of water repellent molecules
Coat fabric fibres but not block the spaces between them
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above