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Nikwax SoftShell Proof 300 ml
Nikwax SoftShell Proof 300 ml.
Nikwax

Nikwax SoftShell Proof 300 ml

Price 18.99 USD excluding sales tax

Easy-to-use treatment for all softshell clothes. Increases garment breathability, water repellency, and especially reduces water absorption in the fabric. Suitable for use in both washing machines and by hand.

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Easy-to-use treatment for all softshell clothes. Increases garment breathability, water repellency, and especially reduces water absorption in the fabric. Suitable for use in both washing machines and by hand.

  • Easy to use in a washing machine or by hand
  • Non-flammable
  • PFC-free
  • Volume 300 ml / 10.1 fl. oz.

Maintaining your softshell clothing enhances the performance of your gear, keeping you warmer and drier. Recommended fabrics for this product include Windstopper®, Schoeller®, and other such softshell materials.

Breathability Depends on Water Repellency

Breathable waterproof garments are most likely to become moist inside when used for an extended time in wet conditions. If the fabric absorbs a lot of water, the garment can lose up to 70% of its breathability. Therefore, maintaining durable water repellency (DWR) in the fabric of the garment is essential to ensure its functionality. DWR treatments wear off over time and need to be renewed with suitable products.

Usage

Remove all non-washable parts and clean the garment first in a separate wash using a detergent suitable for softshell clothing, such as Nikwax Tech Wash. Follow the care label instructions for washing. The garment does not need to be dried before waterproofing.

In the Washing Machine

  • Shake the bottle well before use
  • Remove all detergent residue from the washing machine detergent compartment
  • Place a maximum of 2 clean garments in the washing machine
  • Use 100 ml / 3.4 fl. oz. of the product per garment
  • Run a 30°C synthetic cycle with a slow spin
  • To maintain waterproofing, always wash with a detergent suitable for softshell clothing – do not use regular detergents

By Hand

Nikwax Softshell Proof Wash-In can be applied by hand. Use gloves.

  • Immerse 1 clean garment in 6 liters of hand-warm water in a bucket or sink
  • Add 100 ml / 3.4 fl. oz. of Nikwax Softshell Proof Wash-In
  • Agitate to mix, leave to soak for 5-10 minutes, then agitate thoroughly
  • Rinse with cold water until the water runs clear
  • Nikwax Softshell Proof Wash-In treated clothing does not need any heat treatment to develop durable water repellency (DWR)
  • Air dry or tumble dry on a low setting if the laundry tag allows for such things

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