Care and Maintenance

YKK® ZIPPERS

Like most equipment, zippers also require periodic cleaning and maintenance to prolong usable life.Contact your sales person for clarification pertaining to any information you may question.

INSPECT ZIPPER AND SLIDERS

Any dirt or debrit should be gently removed with a dry brush. Watch for misaligned zipper teeth. If any teeth are misaligned, and gently ride the zipper back and forth over theopen area until teeth fit together and realign. Any time you start the zipper make sure male portion is completely seated in the female portion before zipping. This will prevent misalignment - one of the major causes of zipper failure.

WASH

Zippers should be cleaned with a specially formulated cleaning solution such as ZippyCool Cleaning Fluid or a soultion of mild soap and water along with a soft brush to remove any dirt, sand, salt deposits and other residue. Allow the zipper to completely air dry before applying any lubrication.

LUBRICATION

You may wish to treat your zipper with a recommeded product such as ZippyCool Lubricating Wax System.

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