Nikwax TX Direct Spray-On in the test

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Nikwax TX Direct Spray-On in the test
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Nikwax TX Direct Spray-On in the test

Nikwax TX Direct Spray-On in the test
Comparative test impregnation agent (MOTORRAD 15/2017)

9th place: Disappointing impregnation performance, only unsatisfactory residue-free, but an ambitious price for it – sorry, that was nothing!

Klaus Herder


Filling quantity: 300 ml in a pump spray bottle Price: 15.95 euros (bought at Sport Scheck, Stuttgart), corresponds to 53.17 euros / liter

Provider: Nikwax, Tel. 00 44 / (0) 18 92/78 64 00 (Great Britain),

Readings from the Nikwax TX Direct Spray-On

Dry matter: 2.78%

Output after 10 seconds: 23.51 g

Contact angle polyester / polyacrylate: 151.2 / 148.9 degrees

Using the Nikwax TX Direct Spray-On

Manufacturer’s instructions: spray evenly from 15 cm onto damp / wet upper material, rub in residues after two minutes with a damp cloth

Practice: strong atomization, pump sprayer with poor handling

Impregnation performance of the Nikwax TX Direct Spray-On

Spray test Cordura: ten passes (average value 72 points), on polyacrylate four passes (average value 67 points)

Dirt repellency: none of four oils passed

The Nikwax TX Direct Spray-On is residue-free

 Inadequate on Cordura, sufficient on leather

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