Twin Pack: Tech Wash + TX Direct Spray-On

Contains Tech Wash and TX Direct Spray-On. Everything you need to clean and waterproof breathable waterproof clothing with wicking and absorbent liners.

All Nikwax packaging is made from 100% recycled plastic and is recyclable (#2 plastic) in New Zealand.


Tech Wash – The No.1 easy-to-use, safe, high-performance cleaner for wet weather clothing and equipment. Cleans effectively, reviving breathability and water repellency.

TX Direct Spray-On – The easy-to-use, safe, high-performance spray on waterproofing for wet weather clothing. Adds Durable Water Repellency, revives breathability and maintains internal wicking properties.

More information at Tech Wash and TX Direct Spray-On.

Tech Wash

For clothing

Machine Wash

    1. Remove all detergent build-up from the detergent dispenser.
    2. Place maximum of 2 garments in washing machine
    3. Use 150ml in medium/hard water areas and 100ml in soft water areas for 1-2 items.
    4. Run 30°C synthetic cycle and slow spin (front loader) or 40°C synthetic cycle (top loader)
    5. Alternatively, just apply Nikwax in a simple hand wash
    6. Drip-dry or tumble dry on a low setting if the care label allows

For tents and accessories

1. Apply item in hand-hot water in a sink or bowl and agitate
2. Rinse thoroughly in clean water.
3. Drip-dry

Tech Wash can be applied neat to fabrics as a stain or grease remover prior to washing.

Volume guide (take from label)
To clean 1-2 items use 2 full caps (100 ml) in soft water or 3 full caps in hard water. Quantities used will depend on condition and size of items.


For best results remove all non-washable parts and always clean item(s) first with Nikwax Tech Wash®. No need to dry item(s) before waterproofing.

  • Protect working surface and lay clean wet fastened garment flat.
  • Hold bottle 15 cm/6 inches away from garment.
  • Apply evenly to outside of fabric.
  • 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 any surplus product with a damp cloth.