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Rain, rain and more rain

The lush greenery of the UK is due entirely to the rain that falls. But we do not always appreciate rain, especially because of the randomness with which it falls.

I remember my grandmother’s ritual of always doing the laundry on a Monday and of the little rhyme she used to mutter :-

Rain, rain, go away, come again another day.

Whether we are walking in the hills, camping, or transporting materials on the back of a low-loader, we in the UK have to be constantly prepared for the rain. This means waterproof jackets, waterproof tents and waterproof tarpaulins.

Zirconium-wax emulsions made with zirconium acetate provide some of the highest quality laundry resistant wax finishes. The zirconium acts as a powerful anchor between the wax and the cotton base sheet.

Article First Published : 15/6/2015