The easy- to-use, secure, high performance detergent for down- padded clothes and equipment .
A safe method for thorough cleaning and refreshing insulation , water repellency and breathability.
Down Lined products are used as a lightweight insulating layer to keep you warm. Thanks to the structure of down , air is trapped in the filament , and heated by the body heat that the user provides an insulator .
When using dirt and body fats accumulate down items. This has an impact on both the substance and the down lining . Dirt attracts water. If the fabric rain or absorbs condensation , then passes this easy to down . When down gets wet, they stick together . Thus, the Loftwert and insulation shall be affected , because the down can not effectively capture air. When down gets wet, they lose all their insulating properties , because water promotes heat up to 25 times faster than air away from the body . Also, the weight increases and the breathability is severely degraded, so that you feel cold , feel wet and uncomfortable.
Down products is very fast by sweating in humid conditions and wet from the inside. Therefore, it is important to protect down- lined equipment with proper care Durable water repellent ( DWA) from becoming wet. The outer fabric of your down- lined article as well as the down lining must be maintained in order to obtain comfort. Nikwax Down Wash ™ renews the insulation, the DWA- impregnation and the breathability of your garment.
Down has exceptional insulating properties because they include air between their filaments and keep you so warm. No other product offers such a good isolation with so little weight and bulk. They are ideal for sleeping bags , jackets, vests , and down clothing in general .
Water, except rain water or condensed perspiration, affect the insulating properties of down . When down gets wet, they lose all their insulating ability and also be difficult . With the reduced comfort so the user feels wet and cold. There is also the risk of a serious hypothermia due to reduced insulation. When down gets wet, they lose all their insulating properties , because water promotes heat up to 25 times faster than air away from the body .
Nikwax Down Wash ™ refreshes the insulating and waterproofing durable water repellent (DWA ) of both the upper material and the down feed. It prevents water absorption and maintains breathability straight so you will feel warm , dry and comfortable.
Nikwax Down Wash ™ is specially designed for down products and optimized. Nikwax Down Wash ™ is a highly effective cleanser , body grease and dirt removed from both material as well as from down lining . It also refreshes the existing durable water repellent (DWA - impregnation) of the outer material and the down. This protects against rain and condensation , prevents the article soaked and maintains the natural insulating properties of down . It also refreshes the breathability so that steam can escape through the article and thus optimizes performance in cold and damp weather .
Nikwax Down Wash ™ extends the effective life of your equipment down . It is the safe way to thoroughly clean your down garments and equipment . The application in the washing machine is quick and easy and ensures that the entire article is thoroughly clean.