BEKO DRVS62 Wattage when drying

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Ive been observing the wattage my BEKO Drvs62 Tumble Drier uses (as you do!). I have one of these plug in Digital energy meters. When I set the tumble dryer on Cottons ready to wear it reads 1573w and then after 30 seconds it reads 2103w well thats fine because cottons should have high heat (2kw) element power. - If I put the Tumble dryer on 'Delicates' thats working fine too 1573w so thats low heat thats fine

- however if i put the Tumble Dryer on 'Synthetics ready to wear' according to the instructions it is supposed to be drying clothes at low temperature, but the digital energy meter reports 1573w and then 30 seconds later goes to 2103w. Why is the tumble dryer drying at high heat (2kw) for synthetics?

Anyone know why its doing that?
 
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Because synthetics can handle a higher temperature and up to boiling temperature. where as wool will be destroyed at 90 degrees.
Wool can only take about 40 degrees (I think)
 
Because synthetics can handle a higher temperature and up to boiling temperature. where as wool will be destroyed at 90 degrees.
Wool can only take about 40 degrees (I think)

oh right i see what your saying - but in that case why does the Beko instruction book say it dries synthetics at a lower temperature when it uses the same wattage as on the cottons/coloreds temperature ?
 
hmm.. lol. good uestion.. I don;t actually have an answer for that one!

maybe the book is lying? :)
 
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does the power drop, as the clothes become drier?

evaporating off the water will absorb heat, so there will be a big temperature drop all the time they are damp.

Programmed driers measure the difference in temperature between the hot dry air being blown in, and the cooler wet air in the exhaust. As the temperatures become close, the machine knows the load is getting drier.
 
does the power drop, as the clothes become drier?

evaporating off the water will absorb heat, so there will be a big temperature drop all the time they are damp.

Programmed driers measure the difference in temperature between the hot dry air being blown in, and the cooler wet air in the exhaust. As the temperatures become close, the machine knows the load is getting drier.

ah right, thats what it could be - im not too sure but yes i think the clothes were near to getting dry when i plugged in the energy meter so indeed it could be that thanks.
 

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