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Specially formulated to clean and re-proof all outdoor gear in one wash cycle. Powerful cleaning combined with durable water repellency enhances the performance of all fabrics. Saves time, energy and water. All waterproof apparel should be tumble dried after washing to maximise water repellency
When you have a new jacket it's amazing how the water just runs off the outside. This happens because of a durable water repellent treatment (DWR) that's applied at manufacture to all jackets. But dirt, oil and normal household detergents will, over time, mask the DWR, causing the outside of the jacket to absorb water (wetting out). 'Wetting out' reduces breathability, comfort and performance and can make the jacket feel cold and wet to the touch. Grangers' cleaners and proofers remove dirt, oils and stains and restores the product to its original performance, or as we like to say 'Original performance restored'.
Granger’s Proofing range use a bluesign® approved, non-bioaccumulative C6 flurocarbon.
We believe that independent accreditation is the only true way to demonstrate the performance of our products. For independent testing we use SATRA, a leading authority on testing for footwear, leather goods and apparel. The results from the testing indicate that Granger’s products provide a far better level of water, oil and stain repellency than our leading competitors.
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Regular cleaning is vital to maintaining the DWR on all garments. Regular household detergents mask a garments DWR by leaving a number of different residues on the garment, including optical brighteners, enzymes and perfumes. Granger’s cleaners are detergent based and will remove dirt and grime but contain no perfumes or brighteners, allowing the DWR to work at it’s best.
Over time, your garments will lose the factory applied durable water repellent (DWR) treatment, through mechanical, use of strong detergents and general wear and tear. Granger’s range of re-proofing products can restore garments to their original condition. Unlike other products, Granger’s re-proofing range uses the same technology as major garment manufacturers to restore comfort, breathability and performance.
A DWR is a Durable Water Repellent treatment that is applied to all clothing and equipment when they are manufactured. Durable water repellents are commonly used in conjunction with waterproof breathable fabrics such as Gore-Tex® to prevent the outer layer of fabric from becoming saturated with water. This saturation, called ‘wetting out,’ reduces the garment’s breathability (moisture transport through the breathable membrane) and the end users comfort. Flurocarbons, Silicone and Wax products can also be used to provide a DWR and offer different levels of performance. All major garment companies use a Fluorocarbon treatment for their DWR as this chemistry offers the best performance, both in terms of water, oil & stain repellency and durability. Silicone and Wax products can also be used to provide a DWR.