While a high spin speed is idea for more robust fabrics, such as denim, cotton, and wool, using a high speed on delicate fabrics, such as silk, can lead to damage. Equally, using a high spin speed can increase how creased your garments are after a wash.
What is best spin speed for washing machine?
- Cottons: 1400 rpm.
- Delicates: 600 rpm.
- Woollens: 1200 rpm.
- Silks: 400 rpm.
- Shirts: 600 rpm.
- Denim: 900 rpm.
Does higher spin speed damage clothes?
Busted: False! Delicate items are more likely to be damaged when you’re using the maximum spin speed. Fabric such as wools, silks and lace are going to get more wear and tear when spun at 1600rpm, or when put on a quick wash cycle.
What does high spin do laundry?
The spin cycle works to extract moisture from your clothes at the end of the wash cycle. The higher the ‘RPM’ the drier the clothes are, reducing additional drying time in either the tumble dryer or by hanging outside.