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dryer

any of certain chemicals added to oils such as linseed oil to accelerate their drying when used as bases in paints, etc.

drier

1. An additive which is mixed with paints and varnishes to speed their drying by absorbing oxygen from the air.
3. A device containing a desiccant, placed in a refrigerant circuit; used to collect and hold within the desiccant all water in the system in excess of the amount which can be tolerated in the circulating refrigerant.
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Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue said it has seen a recent increase in fires involving thumble dryers. They advised: "Make sure lint is removed after every load of clothes is dried.
Bathroom hand dryers, although they used energy, decreased the use of, and trash from, paper towels -- not to mention they were (and remain) very cost-effective.
At its core, the X-COMB dryer features an integrated dew point equaliser that manages the speed and revolution of a zeolite-based desiccant cartridge.
However, in a poorly operated or poorly designed dryer, this heat load can be the largest.
6Clothes can spontaneously combust if left in a hot pile inside or outside the dryer 6Clean the lint filters - but did you know there might be several filters?
This is the first such system installed on a dryer in New Zealand.
Clothes dryers consume more energy than any other appliance in the home, and 80% of U.S.
The type of resin can influence the parameters for sizing the dryer.
The Dyson Airblade hand dryer has undergone extensive biological and scientific testing by Dyson's in-house microbiologists, as well as research conducted by Leeds University and Bradford University.
The Dyson Airblade hand dryer passes washroom air through a HEPA filter to remove over 99.9 per cent of bacteria from the air before it's blown onto hands.
A standard would allow processors to make their own comparison between different dryer manufacturers and dryer designs, capacities, and energy-saving features.