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Useful Hints - Electrolux EDC 510E Instruction Booklet

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Useful hints

• Try to load to the maximum capacity of the
machine as small loads are uneconomical.
For information, here is a list of the average
weights of some common laundry items.
Sheet
Tablecloth
Kitchen towel
Table napkin
Towelling hand towel
Bathrobe
Men's shirt
Pillowcase
Men's pyjamas
Ladies' nightdress
• Never tumble dry the following:
Delicate items such as net curtains, woollen, silk,
fabrics with metal trim, nylon tights, bulky
materials such as anoraks, blankets, eiderdowns,
sleeping bags, feather quilts and any items
containing rubber foam or materials similar to
rubber foam.
• Always follow the instructions on garment labels:
may be tumble dried
normal drying (high temperature)
delicate drying (low temperature)
do not tumble dry
• Close pillowcases and covers with fasteners to
prevent small laundry items getting tangled inside
them. Close press studs, zips and hooks and tie
belts and apron strings.
• Sort laundry according to type and degree of
drying required.
• Do not over-dry laundry, this avoids creasing and
saves energy.
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700 - 1000 g
400 - 500 g
70 - 120 g
50 - 100 g
150 - 250 g
1000 - 1500 g
200 - 300 g
100 - 200 g
400 - 500 g
200 - 250 g
• Avoid drying dark clothes with light coloured fluffy
items such as towels as they could attract the
fluff.
• The laundry must be thoroughly spun before
tumble drying.
• Easy-care items e.g. shirts, should be briefly pre-
spun before drying (depending on the crease
resistance approx 30 seconds).
• Knitted textiles (knitted underwear) may shrink a
little during drying. Please do not overdry items of
this type. It is advisable to allow for shrinkage
when choosing the size of new purchases.
• You can also place starched items into your dryer.
However, to achieve the desired starch effect,
choose the program «iron dry».To remove any
starch residue, wipe out the internal drum after
drying with a moist cloth and rub it dry.
• To avoid a static charge when drying is
completed, use either a fabric softener when you
are washing the laundry or a fabric conditioner
specifically for tumble dryers.
• Remove the laundry when the dryer has finished
drying.
• If individual items are still damp after drying, set a
30 minute post drying time. This will be necessary
particularly for multilayered items (e.g. collars,
pockets, etc).
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