How do you use Fiberlene wax?

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.

What is Fiberlene used for?

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.

What do ski wax colors mean?

White is the coldest wax Fast Wax makes. Teal is good from 0-20 F. Blue is good from 10 -30F. Red is good from 20-40F. Yellow is good from 30-50F.

Why is fluoro wax banned?

Fluorinated wax, and the raw perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) compounds that make up these wax products, have been scientifically studied for their negative environmental and health impacts. In July 2020 the European Chemicals Agency banned the sale, manufacture, and import of all products containing PFOAs.

Why is fluoro wax bad?

Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), a synthetic chemical byproduct (or impurity) present in fluoro-wax, is believed to have toxic properties that cause extensive harm to the environment and the human body. PFOAs upon heating are released as a harmful gas, making them dangerous to inhale.

What temp is blue wax?

Blue ski racing wax is for temperatures between 15 and 25 degrees Fahrenheit. It works best in dry snow, hard pack conditions.

Why is fluorocarbon wax bad?

The fastest of these fluorocarbon waxes contains a synthetic fluorine-based compound — perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA. PFOAs are “bad for the environment.” They can contaminate drinking water and soils and have been linked with cancer, liver damage, birth defects, hypertension and strokes.

Is PTEX toxic?

You can also try texturing the inside of the gouge with a file first, this can help the p-tex stick better. Also work somewhere well ventilated because the p-tex smoke is toxic.

Are Swix and Toko the same?

Swix, the new brand owner, will take over the entire Toko team and operate the Toko business out of Altstätten (Switzerland), Toko’s former home. The current Toko brand manager, Thorsten Walter, will lead this new company called Toko-Swix Sport AG.

What temperature is purple ski wax?

5 days ago
10° F to 32° F
Recommended Snow Temp Range: 10° F to 32° F Purl All-Temperature / Universal eco-friendly ski wax and snowboard wax blends provide superior durability and glide to make your ride fast, as long as possible.