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Hardshell DuoPack

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

  1. Place item in washing machine
  2. Apply Nikwax Tech Wash 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

To tents and accessories

  1. Apply item in hand-hot water in a sink or bowl and agitate
  2. Rinse thoroughly in clean water.
  3. 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

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

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

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Hardshell DuoPack 300ml / 10oz. x 2 = 600ml / 20oz. - ($20.75)
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