The V-Line of hard kick-waxes is made for racing and recreational skiing. Their quality is very high due to fully refined petroleum waxes, synthetic rubbers and pharmaceutical quality oils.
V05 POLAR HARDWAX -12/-25C, 43G
New fallen snow -12°C to -25°C (10°F to -12°F). Old fine grained snow -15°C to -30°C (5°F to -22°F). As the name indicates, this is hardwax made for the coldest conditions. Frequently used in the polar regions of Europe and North America.
V20 GREEN HARDWAX-8/-15C , 43G
New fallen snow -8°C to -15°C (18°F to 5°F). Old fine grained snow -10°C to -18°C (14°F to 0°F). The well known cold snow wax, used for more than fifty years, has been modernized several times with new components.
V30 BLUE HARDWAX -2/-10C, 43G
New fallen snow -2°C to -10°C (28°F to 14°F). Old fine grained snow -5°C to -15°C (23°F to 5°F). Another truly classic Swix wax. To be used on moderate cold snow when skiing is at its best.
V40 BLUE EXTRA HARDWAX -1/-7C, 43G
New fallen snow -1°C to -7°C (30°F to 19°F). Old fine grained snow -3°C to -10°C (27°F to 14°F). The most popular V-wax. A very flexible and versatile wax covering a large temperature- range on the cold side of freezing. To be utilized close to 0°C (32°C), demands relatively new snow and low air humidity (below 45-50%).
V45 VIOLET SPECIAL HARDWAX 0/-3C, 43G
New fallen snow 0°C to -3°C (32°F to 27°F). Old fine grained snow -2°C to -6°C (28°F to 21°F). A very frequently used wax, both in racing and touring. When Blue Extra becomes somewhat slippery, a thin layer of Violet Special probably is the right wax.
V50 VIOLET HARDWAX 0C, 43G
New fallen snow 0°C (32°F). Old fine grained snow -1°C to -3°C (30°F to 27°F). For many years a secret weapon in the wax-box of World Cup Servicemen. To be used when the snow is in a stage going from cold to wet, around freezing (32°F).
V55 RED SPECIAL HARDWAX 0/+1C, 43G
New fallen snow 0°C to +1°C (32°F to 34°F). Old fine grained snow 0°C to -2°C (32°F to 28°F). For moist new snow up to +1°C (34°F) and down to -2°C (28°F) in older more transformed granular snow.
V60 RED/SILVER HARDWAX 0/+3C, 43G
New fallen snow 0°C to +3°C (32°F to 37°F). Old fine grained snow +1°C to -1°C (34°F to 30°F). For wet new snow up +3°C (38°F) and down to -1°C (30°F) in older more transformed granular snow. Apply thicker the warmer it is to secure grip.