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Wash-in waterproofing for rope

Repels water, maintains strength and reduces weight gain

Benefits of using this product

  • Adds water repellency
  • Prolongs life and performance of all synthetic ropes
  • Maintains strength
  • Reduces weight gain in wet weather
  • Easy to apply
  • 4 year shelf life

Ideal for

  • All synthetic ropes

How to apply

For best results always clean item(s) first with Nikwax® Tech Wash®. No need to dry item(s) before waterproofing. Shake well before use. Follow care label instructions. Application (use gloves):
  1. Ensure ropes are as clean as possible before treatment.
  2. Mix 1 bottle Rope Proof with 10 bottles of hand-hot water in a bucket (use 1 litre of Rope Proof per 50 m length of rope).
  3. Fully submerge rope, add additional warm water to cover rope if necessary.
  4. Allow to soak for 2 hours, agitating every 15 minutes.
  5. To prevent tangling, place the rope in an old pillow case or similar porous sack and place in washing machine.
  6. Set machine to synthetic cycle at 30°.
  7. llow machine to run full cycle including rinses.
  8. To maintain waterproofing always wash with Nikwax® Tech Wash®. Do not use detergents.

When to use this product

Always apply this product to new and used synthetic ropes to keep them in perfect condition.