25 Jun '15, 8pm

Clothes Dryer of the Future Uses Vibrations, Not Heat

have developed a “dryer of the future” that uses high-frequency vibrations instead of heat to extract moisture from clothes. Compared with traditional tumble dryers, which can consume as much energy as a refrigerator, clothes washer, and dishwasher combined , according to the Natural Resources Defense Council , the newfangled process significantly reduces drying time and energy use. Ayyoub M. Momen, the research engineer spearheading the project, said his invention was inspired by commercial humidifiers that use ultrasonic transducers to convert water into tiny droplets, creating a cool mist.

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