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Final report on electric clothes dryers and lint ignition characteristics

Final report on electric clothes dryers and lint ignition characteristics

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Published by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Directorate for Engineering Sciences in Bethesda, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Clothes dryers -- United States -- Safety measures.,
    • Dwellings -- Fires and fire prevention -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesElectric clothes dryers and lint ignition characteristics
      StatementU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
      ContributionsLee, Arthur., U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission., U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Directorate for Engineering Sciences.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTH9445.D9
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      Pagination1 CD-ROM
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3472850M
      LC Control Number2005567633
      OCLC/WorldCa52939616

      Clothes Dryer How does a clothes dryer work? A clothes dryer consists of a tumbler drum, an electric motor to spin the drum, an electric timer, and a source of heat. All dryers must have an exhaust vent that should be ventilated to the outdoors. There is also a lint filter that should be cleaned after every load. The adventures of Splish and Splash. Variant title Title from disc Final report on electric clothes dryers and lint ignition characteristics. Y 3.C 76//C 62/CD. Final report on electric clothes dryers and lint ignition characteristics. Y 3.C 76//C 62/CD «Previous.

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Final report on electric clothes dryers and lint ignition characteristics Download PDF EPUB FB2

FINAL REPORT ON ELECTRIC CLOTHES DRYERS AND LINT IGNITION CHARACTERISTICS May iv ♦ The length of the dryer’s exhaust duct extending out of the dryer may not allow the house duct to slide far enough onto the dryer’s exhaust duct to provide a secure pressure fit.

Title: IQFinal Report on Electric Clothes Dryers and Lint Ignition Characteristics Subject: IQFinal Report on Electric Clothes Dryers and Lint Ignition Characteristics, Mayrequest Sept. 12, - CPSC responded November 20 & 21, (34 pages).

Get this from a library. Final report on electric clothes dryers and lint ignition characteristics. [Arthur Lee; U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.; U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Directorate for Engineering Sciences.;]. Electric toothbrushes Epilators Feminine hygiene products Foot baths Hair trimmers & clippers Electric laundry dryers; Final Report on Electric Clothes Dryers and Lint Ignition Characteristics.

FINAL REPORT ON ELECTRIC CLOTHES DRYERS AND LINT IGNITION CHARACTERISTICS May E- 2 Calculation of Backpressure for Dryer Design A with No Blockage Even if there is no blockage of the ductwork external to the dryer vent, there will be some frictional resistance to airflow that will cause backpressure.

Even a relatively. In its “Final Report on Electric Clothes Dryers and Lint Ignition Characteristics” published in Maythe CPSC focused on the buildup of lint in or near a dryer’s heating elements. According to the CPSC report, “lint that accumulates inside the dryer can ignite if the lint contacts certain areas of the heater housing, if.

Lint Build-Up, Flexible Exhaust Ducts, & Dryer Thermostats. The predominant cause of dryer fires is lint build-up in the dryer or the exhaust duct. Lint build-up restricts air flow, which results in the clothes taking longer to dry.

Lint build-up often occurs because. Failure analysis of clothes dryers Lint, which is a normal by-product of the laundering of clothing, is known to introduce a fire hazard and/or contribute to the fuel load in residential fires. Thermal Degradation and Ignition Characteristics of Clothes Dryer Lint | SpringerLinkAuthor: Thomas J.

Bajzek, Ronald Pape, Donald E. Duvall. The purpose of this research is to characterize the behavior of dryer lint at elevated temperatures, including its thermal degradation and ignition.

Discover the world's research 17+ million members. Watch out: however some combustible foam or other building products close to or in contact with a clothes dryer vent might increase the risk of a building fire in abnormal conditions such as an abnormally-hot dryer vent caused by other problems (lint clogging, for example).

A clothes dryer with a lint-clogged lint trap or exhaust can reach temperatures over °F, or °C. FINAL REPORT ON ELECTRIC CLOTHES DRYERS AND LINT IGNITION CHARACTERISTICS May A- 4 Dryer Design A T3 Heater Housing Temperature Dry, Wet, and No Load December 0 20 40 60 80 0 Time (seconds) Temperature (C) Dry Wet No.

Final Report On Electric Clothes Dryers and Lint Although taking this option of creating records Ignition Characteristics, has been published means not being able to contribute records to the simultaneously in two digital versions: as a CD- OCLC shared catalog, the benefit of providing ROM and on the World Wide Web.

Clothes Dryers” and “Lint Ignition Characteristics”, no valid connection is made between the two. The testing program and report, in our opinion, are examples of bad science.

It is our suggestion that, in its present form, the report should be withdrawn from distribution so that. An Empirical Study of Energy Efficiency of Clothes Dryers.

Final Report on Electric Clothes Dryers and Lint Ignition Characteristics. on Electric Clothes Dryers and Lint Ignition. The test program included measurements of temperature and airflow characteristics for different electric clothes dryer designs under normal operating conditions and conditions of partially-blocked and fully-blocked exhaust ducting.

The ignition characteristics of lint in relation to electric clothes dryer operation were also evaluated. United States. Consumer Safety Commission. Final Report on Electric Clothes Dryers and Lint Ignition characteristics. Directorate for Engineering Sciences Main Report and Appendices.

May United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Forest Service. Rocky Mountain Research Station. Earth System Institute. Dryer vent sections installed wrong-way: metal dryer vent sections should be connected with the male or "inserted" end of each vent section at the outlete or downstream end of the exhaust vent.

This ordering reduces the catchment of lint on to the exposed ends of the dryer vent sections inside the duct. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Final Report on Electric Clothes Dryers and Lint Ignition Characteristics (This document is pages / mb) FEMA – Clothes Dryer Fires in Residential Buildings.

NFPA – Clothes Dryer Safety. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Document # “Overheated Clothes Dryers Can Cause Fires”. If you have lots of delicates, you don't have to worry about this dryer damaging them, either. It boasts Instant Refresh, Perfect Steam, and Wrinkle Release cycles for keeping your clothes like new.

Its allergen cycle even gets hot enough to kill dust mites. Plus, its large 8-cubic-foot drum ensures you can tackle large loads. When it’s time Occupation: Technology Editor. Clothes Dryer Fire Hazards Fire hazards at dryers & dryer vent ducts, & dryer lint traps; safety warnings. Clothes dryer fire hazards, causes, warnings: This article describes fire hazards at clothes dryers or in the clothes dryer exhaust vent or duct or fires due to lint filters, long dryer vent runs, clogged dryer vents, or lint clogged dryers themselves.

Despite their widespread use in U.S. homes, clothes dryers are involved in a significant number of residential fires. According to some estimates, dryer fires .Hedonic Quality Adjustment Methods For Clothes Dryers In the U.S. CPI. This report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics includes a brief history of the clothes dryer and particularly relates how the costs of purchasing a dryer has decreased.

In the s, a dryer cost the equivalent of $ today and only ten percent of households used them. In FYU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission staff completed a test program to evaluate residential electric clothes dryers under various test conditions.

The test program included measurements of temperature and airflow characteristics for different electric clothes dryer designs under normal operating conditions and conditions of.