Nikwax - Softshell Proof
Wash-in waterproofing for soft-shell clothing. Adds water-repellency and revives breathability.
Benefits of using this product
Adds / renews water repellency and revives breathability of all soft-shell garments
It prolongs the life of gear and optimises performance in wet weather
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
All soft-shell fabrics and clothing
Gore Windstopper, Windbloc, Schoeller and Polartec soft-shell fabrics
How to apply
For best results remove all non-washable parts and always clean item(s) first with Nikwax® Tech Wash® in a separate wash cycle. No need to dry item(s) before waterproofing. Shake well before use. Follow care label instructions.
1. Remove all detergent build-up from the detergent dispenser.
2. Place maximum of 2 clean garments in washing machine.
3. Use 2 full caps (100ml) per garment.
4. Run 40o synthetic cycle and slow spin.
Do not machine wash garments if taped seams have become dislodged.*
Hand Wash (use gloves):
1. Immerse clean item(s) in hand-hot water in sink or bowl.
2. Add 2 full caps (100ml) per garment.
3. Agitate to mix, leave to soak for 5-10 minutes, then agitate thoroughly.
4. Rinse with cold water until water runs clear.
Drying: Dry according to garment care label. To maintain waterproofing always wash with Nikwax® Tech Wash®. Do not use detergents. *Faulty taped seams sometimes become detached on old or worn garments. They can be re-stuck using a proprietary clear glue after waterproofing and drying.
When to use this product
Always apply this product to new or used soft shell clothing to keep items in perfect water-repellent condition. Remember to clean gear first with Nikwax Tech Wash before applying Nikwax SoftShell Proof (you don’t have to wait for items to dry between cleaning and proofing).
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