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Polar Proof

Wash-in waterproofing for fleece, wool, fibre-pile and synthetic fabrics including ski wear

It helps to maintain the air gap between the knit and weave, keeping the wearer warm and comfortable while repelling water from the surface in wet or humid conditions, keeping the wearer dry.

Benefits of using this product

  • Adds / renews water repellency and revives breathability
  • Maintains insulation, keeping you warm
  • Minimises weight gain
  • Prolongs the life of gear and optimises performance in wet weather
  • 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

  • Fleece jackets, trousers, gloves and hats
  • Fibre pile items worn next to the skin
  • Wool sweaters, gloves and hats
  • Insulated synthetic ski clothing and trousers or suits

How to apply

  1. Place clean item in a washing machine
  2. Apply Nikwax Polar Proof in the machine’s dispenser
  3. Select a normal wash cycle, start machine and complete rinse cycle
  4. Alternatively, just apply Nikwax in a simple hand wash
  5. Drip-dry or tumble dry on a low setting if the care label allows

Volume guide

  • To proof, use 2 full caps (100 ml) for 1 item and 3 full caps (150 ml) for 2-3 items

When to use this product

Always apply this product to used clothing to keep items in perfect water-repellent condition. Remember to clean wash gear first with Nikwax Tech Wash before applying Nikwax Polar Proof (you don

Choose below to add to your Nikwax cart

Polar Proof 100ml / 3.4 oz. - ($12.25)
Polar Proof 300ml / 10 oz. - ($20.25)
Polar Proof 1L / 33.8 oz. - ($37.25)

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