How Much Does A Dryer Weigh?

First invented in the 1800s by a Frenchman named M. Pochon it is known by different names including tumble dryer, clothes dryer, and simply just dryer.


What is the weight of a dryer?

The weight of a dryer will usually be determined by its load capacity, but the average weights are around 150 to 200 pounds (68 to 90 kg).

The very first machine was hand-cranked and the automatic dryer did not make an appearance until the 20th century.

While they make life easier, one disadvantage is that they are known to shrink clothes and make them less soft.

It may be a surprise, but to purchase a dryer in the 1950s would cost the equivalent of around $1,600 in today’s money.

From laundry to washing to drying in the dryer takes on average 1 hour and 27 minutes.

A lot of today’s washing and drying machines can be controlled by an app.

~ Fun Fact ~
Did you know that up to 70% of the dirt on your laundry is invisible?


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