The easy to use, safe, high performance waterproofing and UV blocker for all synthetic weatherproof textiles.
If you use your gear - and you should - it wlll get dirty. If it gets dirty it will stop being waterproof. Protect your gear, extend its life and keep it proofed.
This spray adds Durable Water Repellency, increases fabric strength & protects against UV deterioration; one application can double the effective life of fabrics. Can be applied to wet or dry synthetic fabrics.
The application of Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof® can double the effective life of equipment by protecting against UV damage, while also providing Durable Water Repellency (DWR) to keep the rain out.
Nikwax proofing and care products will extend the life and enhance the performance of your waterproof gear. Nikwax is easy to use - you just wash the product in. Nikwax is safe: it's water-based, non-toxic, doesn't use propellant gases or fluorocarbons, and it's bio-degradable, so it has less impact on the environment.
How to use:
For best results always clean item(s) first. No need to dry item(s) before waterproofing.
- Protect working surface and lay clean wet item flat, or erect tent and wet.
- Spray evenly to outside of fabric. Avoid rucksack straps.
- Wait for 2 minutes. Remove any surplus product with a damp cloth.
- Check carefully to ensure no areas have been missed.
- After several minutes check for and remove surplus product with a damp cloth*.
*Marks may appear on fabric if excess product is not wiped away. Test on a hidden area first.
Use approximately 50ml of product per 1m2 of fabric.
The coverage is approximate and depends on the condition of the fabric being treated.
To maintain waterproofing always clean with Nikwax SolarWash. Do not use detergents.