What is fiberlene cloth?
Swix Fiberlene is a fine fibrous cloth that is ideal for cleaning ski bases and applying race wax overlays. It holds base cleaning solvents well and has a high tensile strength, so won’t tear as easily as paper towel. Fiberlene may also be use with a hot wax iron for applying a clean layer of wax.
How do you use Fiberlene?
You put the sheet of fiberlene between the iron and the ski and iron away. 1 sheet per pair. I also find it is helpful with the CH 4 or 6 to do a VERY light hot scrape right after waxing so that you have a thinner layer of wax. Let it set up/cure for an hour and then scrape – VERY sharp scraper is necessary.
When should I take Fiberlene?
Fiberlene (or lint free) towels are excellent for removing dirt and old wax after using wax remover to clean the base or absorbing wax and dirt in base when placed between iron and base. It is also can be used as a final polisher and cleaner after waxing and scraping because of it’s slight abrasiveness.
Which paper towels are lint free?
Bounty paper towels are top performers and GH lab pros #1 choice for their own homes. These paper towels are able to absorb liquid quickly without breaking, and they leave no lint in their path, keeping your counter tops perfectly clean.
How do you wax ski crayons?
Wax for Speed
- The crayon method saves wax.
- Apply wax as stated above and iron the wax in.
- Keep the iron moving at all times to avoid burning the base.
- Keep the wax warm state for about 3 minutes per ski by passing the iron over the ski repeatedly.
- Let ski cool.
Is microfiber the same as lint free?
For everyday use, microfiber cloths are hard to beat as lint free rags. They are durable and pick up lint like a magnet. The next step up are the super low lint critical cleaning wipers and finally the best of the best, ISO rated Cleanroom wipers.
What paper towel brand is the strongest?
Some paper towels are stronger and more absorbent than others. We tested paper towels from Brawny, Marcal, Sparkle, and Bounty to see which was the strongest and most absorbent. Bounty was the strongest and most absorbent paper towel we tried.
What is the most popular paper towel brand?
We found Bounty – Select-A-Size to be a strong runner up. After researching for over 30 hours and performing eight tests, we have determined that Brawny – Pick-A-Size stands out as the leader among best paper towel brands on the market.
How many times do you wax skis?
It’s recommended you wax your skis every 5 or 6 times out. The reason being the base of your ski is very porous (similar to your skin) with lotion (wax) you’ll have a better running surface. This will allow for increased glide over all snow conditions, less leg fatigue and increased speed.
Can you use candle wax on skis?
No, you should never use candle wax on a snowboard. You should only ever use wax sold specifically for waxing a snowboard or skis. Using candle wax can actually ruin your board and make it go slower on the slopes.
How do you wash microfiber towels?
Machine wash a load of microfiber cloths in cold or warm water. Do not use hot water. If using detergent, choose a gentle detergent with no scent or laundry additives. Use a small amount of detergent, no more than one or two teaspoons.