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  • Nikwax Down Wash & Down Proof Twin Pack 150 ml

Down Wash & Down Proof Twin Pack 150 ml

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Product Code: 6112

Quick Overview

This twin pack is perfect for cleaning and reproofing down filled clothing & equipment. Down Wash safely revitalises breathability and water repellency. Down Proof adds water repellency, revives insulation & breathability.
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Description

This twin pack is perfect for cleaning and reproofing down filled clothing & equipment. Nikwax Down Wash is a wash-in cleaner for down-filled clothing and equipment. Down Wash safely revitalises breathability and water repellency. Nikwax Down Proof is wash-in waterproofing for down filled clothing and equipment. Down Proof adds water repellency, revives insulation & breathability.

Down Wash is a wash-in cleaner for waterproof clothing and equipment. It safely revitalises breathability and water-repellency. It is suitable for all feather-filled and/or down clothing and equipment. Always apply Down Wash to used down clothing to keep items in perfect condition. We advise cleaning items with Nikwax Down Wash before proofing them with Nikwax Down Proof.

Down Proof Regular cleaning and reproofing with Nikwax improves performance allowing your gear to work better for longer. is a wash-in proofer for down filled gear which adds water-repellency, revives insulation and breathability. It is suitable for all feather-filled and/or down clothing and equipment. Always apply Down Proof to used down clothing to keep items in perfect condition.

Regular cleaning and reproofing with Nikwax improves performance allowing your gear to work better for longer.

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Product Details

  • Easy to apply in a washing machine or by hand
  • WaterBased, fluorocarbon-free & environmentally responsible
  • Prolongs the life of gear and optimises outdoor performance
  • Down Wash: Revitalises loft and insulation, without damaging the structure of the down
  • Maintains breathability and original water-repellency
  • Lifts out dirt that can attract water and mask water repellent finishes and does not leave behind water attractive residues which encourage 'wetting-out'
  • Down Proof: Adds or renews water repellency and revives breathability
  • Maintains insulation, keeping you warm
  • Minimises weight gain
  • Safe to use on all feather and down garments and equipment

Instructions

Down Wash:

You can use Down Wash in a washing machine.

  • Remove all detergent build-up from the detergent dispenser.
  • Place item in washing machine (maximum 1 item).
  • Use 150ml in medium/hard water* areas and 100ml in soft water areas.
  • Wash according to care label, preferably on low setting and slow spin.
  • Run at least one additional fast spin cycle after the washing cycle is complete.

Very large items may be washed by hand.

  • Use gloves. Immerse item(s) in hand-hot water in bowl or bathtub. For clothing use 150ml in medium/ hard water* areas and 100ml in soft water areas for 1-2 items.
  • For sleeping bags use 150ml in 4cm deep water in a bathtub.
  • Agitate to mix, leave to soak for 5-10 minutes, then agitate thoroughly.
  • Rinse clothing in cold water until water runs clear. For sleeping bags repeat process, drain and gently press bag to expel excess water.
  • Sleeping bags can be transferred to a washing machine and spun slow twice, before a third or fourth fast spin.

Drying of Down items should ideally be finish in a tumble drier

  • Spin dry 3 times (slow spin).
  • If care label allows tumble dry according to manufacturer's instructions on a low setting until 'clumps' have disappeared. Shaking and patting the item regularly during drying process will help restore loft to the down. Never pack up a down item until it has been aired for at least a day after drying in a warm and dry space.

 

Down Proof:

For best results remove all non-washable parts and clean item(s) with Nikwax® Down Wash. No need to dry item before waterproofing. Shake well before use. Follow care label instructions.

Machine Wash:

  1. Remove all detergent build-up from the detergent dispenser.
  2. Place clean item in washing machine (maximum 1 item).
  3. Use 3 full caps (150ml) for 1 item.
  4. Run 30° synthetic cycle and slow spin.

Hand Wash (use gloves):

  1. Immerse clean item(s) in hand-hot water. For clothing: use 3 full caps (150ml) for 1 item in a bowl and 6 full caps (300ml) for 2 items in a bath tub. Fully submerge item(s) in water. For sleeping bags: use 6 full caps (300ml) in 4cm deep water in a bathtub.*
  2. Agitate to mix, leave to soak for 5-10 minutes, then agitate thoroughly.
  3. Rinse clothing in cold water until water runs clear. For sleeping bags repeat process, drain and gently press bag to expel excess water.

Drying: Spin dry 3 times (slow spin). If care label allows, tumble dry according to manufacturer’s instructions on a low setting until ‘clumps’ have disappeared. Shaking and patting the item regularly during drying process will help restore loft to the down. *3-4 season down sleeping bags should be professionally cleaned or waterproofed.

To maintain waterproofing always wash with Nikwax® Down Wash. Do not use detergents.

Additional Information

Brand Nikwax
Product Code 6112
Barcode 5020716011904
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