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Nikwax Tech Wash and TX.Direct Twin Pack

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Revive and improve the water repellency of your cold weather cycling kit with this easy-to-use washing  kit.

The 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. You can use this product instead of conventional detergents or washing powder.

The TX.Direct adds water repellency and revives breathability to fabrics without wicking liners. It prolongs the effective lifespan and optimizes the performance of your wet-weather clothing. 

Features

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 and can be used in a washing machine, no tumble drying required
  • Will not affect cosmetic appearance
  • Water based, environmentally friendly, biodegradable, non flammable and non hazardous
  • Does not contain fluorocarbons
  • Guaranteed performance for 4 years from manufacture

When and how to use it 

Tech Wash

Clean your water-repellent kit with Nikwax Tech Wash before proofing it with the TX.Direct. You should be able to wash reproofed gear 6 to 8 times with Nikwax Tech Wash before it requires reproofing.

Directions:

  1. Place item in washing machine
  2. Apply Nikwax Tech Wash in the machine's dispenser
  3. Select a normal wash cycle (see care instructions below), start machine and complete rinse cycle
  4. Alternatively, just apply Nikwax in a simple hand wash
  5. Drip-dry 

Note:
Tech Wash can be applied neat to fabrics as a stain or grease remover prior to washing.

TX.Direct

After cleaning and re-proofing clothing, maintain its waterproofing qualities by frequently 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.

Directions:

  1. Place clean item in a washing machine
  2. Apply Nikwax TX.Direct in the machine's dispenser
  3. Select a normal wash cycle (see care instructions below), start machine and complete rinse cycle
  4. Alternatively, just apply Nikwax in a simple hand wash
  5. Drip-dry

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

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