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What do washer and dryer symbols mean?

What do washer and dryer symbols mean?

A square with a circle inside means that the item can be safely tumble dried, while the number of dots inside the tumble dry symbol indicates what temperature setting to use: one dot stands for low heat, two dots for medium, and three for high heat setting. No dot means that you can tumble dry your clothes on any heat.

What is the no dryer symbol?

The Do Not Tumble Dry Symbol is the standard Tumble Dryer Symbol crossed out with an “x” mark. Do not dry any items marked with this symbol in your dryer. Instead, look for drip dry or line dry symbols. If no recommendations appear use your best judgement.

What do the wash tag symbols mean?

The wash basin icon is basically a tub with water in it. If you see it on the label, that means your clothing item can be washed. Dots inside the basin also indicate temperature, with one dot for cold water, two dots for warm water, and three dots for hot water.

What does the laundry symbol P with a circle around it mean?

Dry Clean
A circle with a capital ‘P’ in the middle. Garment can be cleaned with any solvent except for Trichloroethylene. Do Not Dry Clean.

What does tumble dry mean on a dryer?

Tumble drying is simply machine drying rather than line drying or laying flat to dry. This method is called “Tumble Dry” because clothes tumble in the dryer drum where airflow, along with heat, dries clothes quickly. But not all fabrics are made to be tumble dried—always check the care tag first.

What shape is used for all drying care symbols?

Drying symbols The lines inside the square will tell you how an item should be air dried. If it can be tumble dried (dried in a dryer), the symbol will also tell you how.

What does the symbol on clothes mean?

A laundry symbol, also called a care symbol, is a pictogram indicating the manufacturer’s suggestions as to methods of washing, drying, dry-cleaning and ironing clothing. Such symbols are written on labels, known as care labels or care tags, attached to clothing to indicate how a particular item should best be cleaned.

What does do not tumble dry symbol look like?

The “Do Not Tumble Dry” symbol is a square with a circle inside it with a cross going through the centre of it. The “Tumble Dry” symbol is just the square and the circle.

What do the washing symbols on clothing labels mean?

Washing tub symbols cover all things washing related (including machine and hand washing)

  • Triangles tell you about bleaching: whether you can do it,and what type of bleach is appropriate
  • Squares refer to how the item should be dried
  • An ironing icon gives you info on (you guessed it) the most appropriate iron settings to use
  • What do dryer symbols mean?

    #1 LG Electric Dryer-DLEX9000V.

  • #2 GE Electric Dryer-GTD72EBPNDG.
  • #3 Whirlpool Electric Dryer-WED5000DW.
  • #3 Whirlpool Gas Dryer-WGD5000DW.
  • #5 LG Electric Dryer-DLE7300WE.
  • #5 LG Electric Dryer-DLEX3700W.
  • #7 Samsung Electric Dryer-DVE60M9900V.#8 Amana Electric Dryer-NED4655EW.
  • What are the symbols for washing clothes?

    – One dot: Low-temperature setting – Two dots: Medium-temperature setting – Three dots: High-temperature setting

    What are clothes washing symbols?

    Washing Symbols: Basic Washing Instructions on Care Labels. Wash Symbol: Depicted as a bucket filled with water,the Wash Symbol tells you what temperature or machine setting you should use

  • Drying Guidelines on Care Labels.
  • Ironing Guidelines on Care Label.
  • Dry Cleaning Symbols.
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