Spin dryers is a laundry essential which is being primarily used to dry clothes and other stuff which has gone through the washer. Some brand boasts to dry average weight clothing materials in 2 to 3 minutes by making 3200 revolutions per minute. Below are quick reviews of the more popular brands.
Wonder Wash Spin Dryer
The Laundry Alternative, the maker of Wonder wash, presented to the world its newest product Wonder Wash Spin Dryer. The company boasts that it is capable of making 3200rpm to help dry clothes in jus two to three minutes as compared to conventional dryer which can do the same job in an average of 30 minutes. This product would work best in tandem with another revolutionary product from The Laundry Alternative, Wonder Wash Mini Portable Washing Machine. This can also be used as individual dryer or used in tandem with tumble dryer. Should it be used with tumble dryer, it cuts drying time by 30 minutes or more which would mean reduced energy consumption and longer dryer lifespan.
It is recommended for those living in apartment and student dorms since space is the primary consideration in patronizing household appliances. It is also lightweight at 22 pounds and connects to any 110V outlet. The company also boasts it is more gentle on clothes which means usability of the clothes are longer than those which are dried using conventional dryers. This one is priced less than conventional dryers too so more and more people can afford to have this handy cleaning essential.
Mini Countertop Spin Dryer
Mini Countertop Spin Dryer is lightweight for it only weighs 11 lbs yet it can do its job in 2-3 minutes by doing 1600rpm spin speed compared to conventional dryers which does similar job in 30 minutes. It is handy because it only measures 13.5″ x 13.5″ x 15″ which makes it easy to manage and store. This is highly recommended for students and for those who are living in small apartments and mobile homes. Load capacity is 2.2 lbs (at about 1-2 jeans per load) so this product is not fit for large families.
It is also very quiet and works best with Wonder wash 110V. This product also uses a mere 82 W so another great feature of this product is also being energy efficient. Being a spin dryer, Mini Countertop spin dryer is a spin dryer and not a regular tumble dryer. It extracts more water from the clothes than regular washing machine spin cycle clothes come out slightly damp.
Centrifugal Clothes Portable Spin Dryer
It has the same features as the brands listed above such as 3200 rpm spin speed. It is also capable of drying 12.2 lbs for wet laundry and 5.5 lbs capacity for dry laundry. Like Wonder wash it only weighs 22 lbs and has dimension of 13.7″ x 13.7″ x 24″. The unit works quietly except when load is unbalanced so user must be careful to balance the load to reduce noise.
Balancing the load can be quite easy because one simply has to simply stop the machine and move some items around to even the distribution of the load and start it up again. This is not as compact as Wonder wash or the Minicounter top but looks more like a tall kitchen trash can which can easily be stored in a corner or in the closet.
Portable Spin dryers basically look and functions the same. Whatever brand one opts to buy, this products are primary manufactured to make living easier for everybody.