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Review Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather 100ml

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather 100ml

€4,90
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Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather. Waterproofing treatment for smooth leather footwear.
High-performance waterproofing that can you can apply to wet or dry leather giving immediate protection.
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Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather. Waterproofing treatment for smooth leather footwear.
High-performance waterproofing that can you can apply to wet or dry leather giving immediate protection.

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

The comfort of waterproof footwear is dependent on it supporting feet and being breathable. The structure of the leather and therefore the level of support it provides is maintained by tanning agents. When leather absorbs water, tanning agents are lost, which causes leather to stiffen. Also, when leather gets wet the breathability of footwear is impaired, giving you damp feet. Therefore, it’s essential that the Durable Water Repellency (DWR) of your footwear is maintained.
Eventually, Durable Water Repellency will wear off and need to be renewed with Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather™.

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Leather is hardwearing, breathable and provides a high level of support, making it an ideal material for footwear construction. During leather production, tanning agents are added to maintain the structure of the leather and prevent microbial growth. If the leather becomes wet its breathability will be reduced, leading to wet feet from condensation. Also, when leather absorbs water, tanning agents are lost. Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather™ provides instant Durable Water Repellency (DWR), stopping leather from absorbing water and ‘wetting out’ while maintaining breathability. Nikwax also replenishes tanning agents to maintain the support of leather footwear without over-softening.

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

If you are active outside in damp or wet conditions you will benefit from breathable waterproof footwear. Whether you’re a mountaineer or dog walker, or you work outside as a farmer or surveyor, you will need good footwear.

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Your footwear could be soaking up water just because it is dirty. First, try cleaning it with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel™, and if it is fairly new, or recently re-waterproofed, the Durable Water Repellency (DWR) will be revitalised just from cleaning.  But, once the footwear has been thoroughly worn you will need to add Durable Water Repellency by using Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather™.

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Alternative waterproofing products can leave behind a surface coating that will inhibit or reduce breathability, leading to wet feet from condensation. Many waterproofing products are solvent-based waxes or aerosols.  Fluorocarbons pose a potential risk to the environment and to the long-term health of the consumer. Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather™ is a completely non-flammable, safe product that you can apply to wet or dry leather, providing instant Durable Water Repellency (DWR) while maintaining breathability.

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Making sure you use the right cleaning product is as important as using the right waterproofing product. Conventional detergents leave behind a thin water-absorbent film on materials, which masks their Durable Water Repellency (DWR). Therefore, always clean your waterproof footwear with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel™. Remember that dirt itself works against DWR, so regular cleaning will enhance performance.

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather™ is a safe product to use on breathable waterproof footwear. It provides instant Durable Water Repellency (DWR), maintains breathability. It is non-flammable and contains no harmful solvents plus, it is free of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and fluorocarbons. Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather™ has been specifically designed and optimised for smooth leather footwear. The WaterBased formulation is directed to leaks, can be used on wet or dry leather and will not over-soften.

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Nikwax takes great care to minimise the effect of Nikwax products on the environment and on you, the consumer. Nikwax waterproofing products are WaterBased, non-aerosol, non-flammable, non-hazardous and environmentally friendly which is very important to us at adventure.ie

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather™ is the product of choice of Outdoor Professionals and used by adventure for our equipment.