How many rotations does my washing machine need?
Number of rotations per minute
Do you want your laundry to come out of the drum as dry as possible? Then choose a washing machine with 1600RPM. This indicates the number of rotations of the drum per minute. Keep in mind that your clothes wear faster if you wash them at a high speed.
Washing machine 1400 or 1600 RPM
1400 RPM: residual moisture percentage 50%
Nowadays, more and more washing machines have a high number of rotations. The RPM you need depends on how dry you want your laundry to be. The average residual moisture percentage in a washing machine with 1400 RPM is 50%. The residual moisture percentage indicates how much moisture is left in your clothing after spinning. 1400 RPM is enough to dry pants and shirts.
1600 RPM: residual moisture percentage 44%
If you want to wash bedding, a washing machine with 1600 RPM comes in handy. Especially if you don't have a dryer. This way, you won't have to look at a clothesline with damp sheets as long. The average residual moisture percentage of a machine with 1600 RPM is 44% on average. Do you want the drum to spin as quickly as possible? Choose this speed.
Do you want to dry your favorite laundry a bit more carefully? Don't really care about RPM? A washing machine with 1200 RPM should work for you. The residual moisture percentage is 52% on average. Your clothes be a bit more wet, but they'll wear less quickly. Useful if you want to dry a brand new shirt.