How do you use the Regatta IsoTex cleaner?
How to clean IsoTex products
- Prepare for washing. Close the main and pit zippers and open pocket zippers.
- Wash. Put your product in the washing machine and add Regatta non-detergent IsoTex cleaner agent.
- Re-proofing (optional). Normally every 3-5 washes the garment needs to be re-proofed.
Can you machine wash a Regatta jacket?
Add your waterproof jacket to the washing machine. Add your cleaning product to the machine as well. For Regatta jackets it’s recommended that you use their Regatta Wash-In Garment Cleaner.
What does Isotex 5000 mean?
5,000mm. Isotex 5000. Fabric can resist 5,000mm of water pressure. 10,000mm.
How waterproof is Isotex 5000?
Our level of waterproofing is often shown as an Isotex level. All of our isotex products are waterproof, but the higher the isotex number, the more pressure it can withstand….Waterproofing.
|Rating||Look out for||Resistance|
|5,000mm||Isotex 5000||Fabric can resist 5,000mm of water pressure|
How often should you use Nikwax?
Items that are properly treated (pre-washed with Nikwax Tech Wash, then treated with an appropriate Nikwax proofer such as Nikwax TX. Direct) will withstand 4 to 6 washes using Tech Wash. For an average use of outdoor clothing we recommend that you wash and re-proof your gear at least once a year.
Does washing a waterproof jacket ruin it?
Waterproof jackets should never be washed using ordinary detergent or fabric softener. The chemicals in detergent can break down the composition of the fibres with each wash and strip the fabric of its waterproof coating. A cleaner specifically designed for technical outerwear is recommended.
Where are Regatta jackets made?
Regatta is a UK-based clothing company founded in 1981 that offers both durable outdoor clothing as well as a variety of leisurewear. Their clothes are manufactured domestically in the UK as well as abroad in China and Pakistan.
How waterproof is IsoTex 5000?
How long will my Regatta isotex jacket last?
All Regatta Isotex garments are guaranteed to be windproof, waterproof and breathable for 3 years. Given that you choose the correct garment for your activity and it is properly maintained, you should expect to enjoy your jacket long after its guarantee has expired.
How do I care for my Regatta waterproof garment?
It is advised that you use pure soap such as Regatta non-detergent Cleaner when washing your Regatta waterproof garment. Avoid use of biological washing powders or fabric conditioners as these may leave a residue that could affect the breathability of your garment and de-activate the water repellant finish.
Can I use a stain remover on my Regatta jacket?
Avoid using a commercial stain remover to erase stains, as the waterproof coating on your Regatta jacket is NOT resistant to chemicals. Treat your garment as directed on the care label. This method may not remove oil and grease, but using a stain-removing product or biological washing powder may cause your garment to degrade.
What is the difference between isotex and hydrophilic breathability?
Being a high performing treatment, Isotex keeps the water out, whilst the hydrophilic breathability system allows any trapped moisture vapour on the inside to escape. Isotex begins at a minimum hydrostatic head rating of 3000mm and is available in varying grades of increased protection displayed below: