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asked in category: General Last Updated: 30th April, 2020

What does delicate dryer setting mean?

Set the clothes dryer to "Delicate." This setting uses gentle heat to slowly dry fragile items so they don't fade and/or fall apart. Drying clothing on the "Delicate" cycle uses more energy, but it's the only way to preserve certain items.

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Also to know is, what temperature is delicate cycle on dryer?

Explanation of Dryer Temperatures

Cycle Temperature
Low Heat (Delicate/Gentle) 125°F
Medium Heat Permanent Press) 135°F
High (Normal/Cottons) 135°F

Beside above, what does the delicate cycle do? The delicate cycle uses a 'slow/slow' combination, meaning that the wash cycle uses a slow or lesser degree of agitation and the spin cycle uses a slow spin to extract water from laundry. A delicate cycle usually lasts between 4 and 7 minutes during its actual wash cycle.

Subsequently, question is, is delicate cycle on dryer low heat?

Delicates: This setting uses low heat so drying time will be longer, this is the best setting to use for delicate fabrics. Permanent Press: This setting uses medium heat while drying and is best used for colored fabrics.

Is delicate the same as tumble dry low?

More delicate pieces will often have the following instructions: "Machine Wash, Gentle or Delicate" and "Tumble Dry, Low Heat." This means setting your machine to the lowest setting for gentle care at a maximum of 86 degrees Fahrenheit (compared with a fabric like cotton that can withstand 200 degrees).

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