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Drying Hints; Load; Garments Not Suitable For Drying; Drying Symbols On Garment Labels - Zanussi W1202 Instruction Booklet

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Drying hints

As a dryer, the machine works on the condensation
Therefore, the water tap must be open and the
drain hose must drain water into a sink or into
the drain pipe, even during the drying cycle.


Sort of laundry
Linen and cottons
Loads of washed laundry exceeding these values
must be divided before being dried, otherwise
poor results will be obtained.

Garments not suitable for drying

• Particularly delicate items such as synthetic
curtains, woollen and silk, garments with metal
inserts, nylon stockings, bulky garments such as
anoraks, bedcovers, quilts, sleeping bags and
duvets must not be machine dried.
• Garments padded with foam-rubber or materials
similar to foam-rubber must not be machine dried;
they represent a fire hazard.
• Also, fabrics containing residues of setting lotions
or hair sprays, nail solvents or similar solutions
must not be machine dried in order to avoid the
formation of harmful vapours.
• Attention! Never tumble dry items that have been
in contact with inflammable solvents (petrol,
methylated spirits, dry cleaning fluid and the like).
As these substance are volatile, they could cause
an explosion. Only tumble dry items washed with

Drying symbols on garment labels

Always look at the garment label to check whether
garments can be machine dried.
The following symbols refer to drying:
max. load
(dry weight)

Duration of the drying cycle

2.25 kg
The drying time can vary according to
1.5 kg
• the final spin speed;
• the required degree of drying (store dry or iron
• the type of laundry;
• the size of load.
The usual drying times are indicated in the
programme chart. As you become more familiar with
the appliance, you will discover the drying times that
best suit your needs according to the various type of
fabric. It is a good idea to make a note of these

Fibre residue

After drying fluffy fabrics, such as new towels, it is
advisable to perform the rinse programme N to be
sure that any residue that may remain in the tub is
completely removed and does not stick to garments
dried afterwards.
After each drying cycle the filter should be
checked and cleaned.

Additional drying

Should the laundry still be too wet at the end of the
programme, set another short drying cycle.
Warning! To prevent the formation of creases or
shrinking of fabrics, avoid excessive drying.
Machine drying is usually possible
Normal drying (normal temperature)
Gentle drying (reduced temperature)
Do not machine dry


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