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How to use a Dryer to dry clothing Table of Contents Introduction ............................................................................................................................................. 1 Preparation .............................................................................................................................................. 1 Loading the dryer ..................................................................................................................................... 1 Setting the Temperature and Dry cycle .................................................................................................... 1 Post Drying ............................................................................................................................................... 2 1
Introduction Laundry comprises of two parts: wash and dry. Drying being the latter part. The goal of the laundry process is to clean dirty clothing that will be later worn or used. A necessary part of personal hygiene. [Photograph] Image showing person loading a dryer. Preparation 1. Your first task is to ensure there are no miscellaneous items in the dryer. The dryer must be EMPTY! 2
2. Locate the Lint trap and remove lint debris completely. Doing this ensures generous air flow into the dryer for drying the clothes inside and prevents higher energy consumption by the dryer. 3. Remove miscellaneous items from the pockets of all clothes such as coins, plastic, keys paper, etc. 4. Sort clothing based on material type. Different materials require various temperature and time to dry properly. Loading the dryer 1. Identify the dryer capacity such as. This is measured in cubic feet and indicates how much laundry can fit into one load. Dryer capacity typically ranges from about 3 to 7 cu. ft. or more i.e. approximately 9- 15 bath towels per load. Overloading the dryer will prevent the clothes from drying efficiently and waste energy. 2. Place clothing inside the dryer and close the door shut. Setting the Temperature and Dry cycle 1. Choose the suitable timer and temperature option based on the type of clothing material. For example, select Super Delicate (low heat) for silk clothing. Reading the Care Label on the clothing will inform you on the proper drying conditions for the fabric. 3
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