Before placing articles of laundry in your tumble
dryer, check the care labels to ensure they are
recommended for tumble drying.
Care Labels you may find on your laundry
may be tumble dried
normal drying (high temperature)
delicate drying (low temperature)
do not tumble dry
Do not overload the appliance.
Here is a list of the approximate weight of some
common laundry items.
700 to 1000 g
100 to 200 g
400 to 500 g
50 to 100 g
70 to 120 g
Linen Hand Towel
100 to 150 g
150 to 250 g
700 to 1000 g
1000 to 1500 g
200 to 300 g
150 to 200 g
Always load well spun laundry. The higher the spin
speed the lower the electricity consumption and the
shorter the drying time.
DO NOT load dripping wet laundry into the dryer.
Roll the article in a towel or spin to remove excess
Close poppers and zips and fasten any buttons.
Sort the laundry. Separate synthetics from
cotton/linens, and dry separately.
Remove the laundry immediately after the
programme has finished.
Use a fabric conditioning sheet to reduce static. We
recommend the sheet is pinned to an article of
laundry (using a safety pin).
Mix the load i.e. large and small articles.
When drying large items such as sheets, we
recommend you periodically stop the dryer to
redistribute the load.
DO NOT use the tumble dryer to dry the following:
Articles contaminated with inflammable substances
e.g. petrol, cleaning solvents, cooking oil, fats or
Woollen and synthetic/wool mixtures unless the
item is labelled as suitable for tumble drying.
Very delicate articles such as silk.
Very large and bulky items such as duvets or
Hints & Tips on Drying
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