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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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Any of the above

Question 2 Environmental
Why are fluorocarbons such a concern to Nikwax?

Clue
Evidence suggests that fluorocarbons wear out from abrasion to the outer surface of fabric
Fluorocarbons are "non-stick" chemicals therefore the jacket would fall apart because the seams wouldn't stick together
Evidence has come out that components/potential breakdown products from fluorocarbons are persistent in the environment and in human tissue. Nikwax safer routes to achieving durable water-repellency
Evidence suggests fluorocarbons are cheaper to make and therefore don’t last as long.
   
 

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Evidence has come out that components/potential breakdown products from fluorocarbons are persistent in the environment and in human tissue. Nikwax safer routes to achieving durable water-repellency

Question 3 Equipment
Nikwax Rug Wash is suitable for cleaning:

Clue
All horse rugs, including those with breathable membranes
Only horse rugs which do not have breathable membranes
Your horse's tack
None of the above
   
 

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All horse rugs, including those with breathable membranes

Question 4 Equipment
Which Nikwax product has been formulated to maintain the palm grip of your gloves?

Clue
Nikwax Glove Proof
Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof
Nikwax Conditioner for Leather
Nikwax Tech Wash
   
 

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Nikwax Glove Proof

Question 5 Footwear
Which Nikwax Waterproofing product should be used to revive a pair of leather boots that have been left to dry in front of a gas fire?

Clue
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel
Nikwax Conditioner for Leather
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Nikwax Conditioner for Leather

Question 6 Footwear
How can you keep sandals clean and smelling fresh?

Clue
Only wear your sandals when your feet are really dirty
Regularily clean your sandals with toothpaste
Mask the smells with expensive perfumes
Clean away sweat, bacteria and dead skin from where your bare foot touches the sandal using Nikwax Sandal Wash
   
 

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Clean away sweat, bacteria and dead skin from where your bare foot touches the sandal using Nikwax Sandal Wash

Question 7 Garment
Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In is recommended for

Clue
All soft-shell garments
Soft-shell garments with a wicking liner only
Soft-shell garments without wicking liners
Fleece garments
   
 

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Soft-shell garments without wicking liners

Question 8 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 9 Garment
Your wax cotton jacket needs re-waterproofing. Which of the following Nikwax products is most suitable for this?

Clue
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-on
Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In

Nikwax Wax Cotton Proof

   
 

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Nikwax Wax Cotton Proof

Question 10 How Nikwax Works
Patented TX.10i will

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

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All of the above

Question 11 How Nikwax Works
Which Nikwax product safely revitalizes the look and feel of leather, removing dirt, grease, mold and insects?

Clue
Nikwax Wool Wash
Nikwax Leather Cleaner
Nikwax Down Wash
Nikwax Tech Wash
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Nikwax Leather Cleaner