Nikwax Camping Kit

The camping care kit designed to waterproof and extend the life of your tent. Easy to apply at home or away, non-flammable and PFC free. Includes a classic roll-top waterproof dry bag perfect for any trip, with a useful 10L capacity. Includes a handy 10L roll-top waterproof dry bag and two microfibre cloths.

For cleaning, waterproofing and UV protecting tents
  • Tent & Gear SolarWash® cleans effectively, increases fabric strength and protects against UV deterioration
  • Tent & Gear SolarProof® adds durable water repellency and protects against UV deterioration
  • Revives the performance of your tent and gear, extending their active life
  • Recommended for all synthetic and canvas tents and gear

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Kit designed to clean, protect against UV damage and enhance water repellency of all weatherproof textiles.

Why exposure to UV can compromise synthetic materials...

Synthetic fabrics used for tents and rucksacks are coated with a water repellent treatment. Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light both destroys the water repellency and leads to a reduction in fabric tear strength, significantly shortening the lifespan of equipment.

Tent and rucksack fabrics are light and strong, but vulnerable…

Tents and rucksacks use synthetic fabrics, such as nylon or polyester, with a thin watertight polyurethane (PU) or elastomeric coating on the inside and a Durable Water Repellent (DWR) coating on the outside. This combination gives great strength and water resistance, combined with light weight, ideal attributes for outdoor equipment.

Unfortunately these fabrics are vulnerable to sunlight and in two weeks of continuous exposure, can lose up to half of their strength. Additionally, the inner coating will degrade if it is left damp for long periods.

Use Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof® when your gear is new…