Purpose and Scope This procedure provides standard home laundering conditions using hand washing and line or flat drying. This test is applicable to all fabrics and end products suitable for hand washing with detergent.
Specifies requirements for household clothes-washing machines powered by electrical machines and with or without means of heating water. Washing machines having integral means for water extraction or for drying the clothes are also covered.
Specifies requirements for electrically-heated tumbler dryers. It also covers tumble drying cycles or tumbler dryers incorporated in washing-machines.