Advice and tips before you tumble-dry – Maytag MDE9651 User Manual
Advice and tips before you tumble-dry
Has it been spun?
Items to be tumble-dried should be spun at
1000 rpm or faster. Better spinning saves
both energy and drying time.
Materials that can be tumble-dried
This symbol means that the material is suit-
able for tumble-drying. Fabrics best suited
to tumble-drying are cotton fabrics, terry
cloth and synthetic fibres. Garments will be
softer and lighter when tumbled than when
hung out to dry.
Wear to fabrics in the tumble dryer is in-
significant. The fluff that gets caught in the
fluff filter is dust and fibre remnants formed
when the items are used.
Materials that must not be
This symbol means that the material is not
suitable for tumble-drying.
Certain materials may melt or become a fire
hazard if exposed to heat, and others lose
their shape or shrink.
And do not tumble-dry...
• materials labelled “Do not dry near heat”,
• garments that have been dry-cleaned at
• foam plastic,
• fibreglass material,
• wool must not be tumble-dried due to the
risk of felting.
Here are some tips that may help you before you begin tumble-drying.