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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 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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Nikwax firmly believes in producing safe products and wherever possible, will not use components that have health or environmental concerns

Question 3 Equipment
Which Nikwax product would you use to waterproof a tent with single walls made of a breathable fabric such as Gore-Tex®?

Clue
Nikwax Cotton Proof
Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof
Nikwax Wool Wash
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
   
 

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Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof

Question 4 Equipment
Nikwax Glove Proof:

Clue
Can be applied to wet or dry gloves
Is especially formulated to enhance grip in wet conditions
Can be applied to all fabric and leather gloves
All of the above
   
 

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All of the above

Question 5 Footwear
After a day walking in muddy conditions, what should you do to your waterproofed suede boots before storage?

Clue
Rinse off mud, clean with dishwashing liquid, dry naturally, put away
Allow to dry in front of fire, shake off mud, put away
Allow to dry naturally, shake off mud, put away
Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax cleaning gel, stuff with newspaper, treat with Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof while wet, dry naturally, put away
   
 

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Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax cleaning gel, stuff with newspaper, treat with Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof while wet, dry naturally, put away

Question 6 Footwear
How can you prolong the life of your smooth leather footwear?

Clue
Clean with Nikwax Tech Wash and waterproof with Nikwax Nubuck and Suede Proof, dry in front of a radiator
Clean with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel, waterproof with Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather, allow to dry naturally
Clean with Nikwax Down Wash and waterproof with Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
Clean with Nikwax Tech Wash and waterproof with Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
   
 

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Clean with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel, waterproof with Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather, allow to dry naturally

Question 7 Garment
On a soft-shell garment without a wicking lining, which of the following Nikwax products should you use? 

Clue
Nikwax Tech Wash and Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In
Nikwax Tech Wash and Nikwax SoftShell Proof Spray-On
Nikwax BaseWash and Nikwax SoftShell Proof Spray-On
Nikwax BaseWash and Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In
   
 

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Nikwax Tech Wash and Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In

Question 8 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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Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-in

Question 9 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 10 How Nikwax Works
What happens when water hits a Durable Water Repellent coating with force e.g. hard rain?

Clue
Upon hitting the surface, water droplets distort but won't enter the fabric
Water beads up and runs off the fabric
Water is repelled by the chemicals in the coating and so can't enter the material
All of the above
   
 

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All of the above

Question 11 How Nikwax Works

Fleece is a lightweight, insulating fabric. Which Nikwax product will prolong the life of your fleece items by adding DWR and inhibiting pilling?



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

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Nikwax Polar Proof