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post #1 of 49
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This is too amazing to ignore, now you don't have to buy a dryer and you don't have to pay for the water bill...at least not as much as before.

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Virtally waterless washing machine heralds cleaning revolution

Researchers at the University of Leeds have developed a new way of cleaning clothes using less than 2% of the water and energy of a conventional washing machine. The revolutionary technology will provide alternatives to both domestic washing and dry cleaning, heralding the world’s first “virtually waterless†washing system.
Xeros, a University of Leeds spin-out, is commercialising the technology with some of the biggest names in the washing and dry-cleaning industries.
The process is based on the use of plastic granules (or chips) which are tumbled with the clothes to remove stains. A range of tests, carried out according to worldwide industry protocols to prove the technology performs to the high standards expected in the cleaning industry, show the process can remove virtually all types of everyday stains as effectively as existing processes whilst leaving clothes as fresh as normal washing. In addition, the clothes emerge from the process almost dry, reducing the need for tumble-dryers.
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post #2 of 49
2% of the normal usage! Holly ****!

That is AMAZING.
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post #3 of 49
FINALLY! No more wrinked & dry clothes! My mom will love this!
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post #4 of 49
And it helps the enviroment.
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post #5 of 49
my god. that is amazing! they should start implementing these things all around!
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post #6 of 49
are the plastic thingies reusabe?
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post #7 of 49
Wow! Very impressive.
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post #8 of 49
ok so how does this connect to computer hardware....JOKIN!..

Sounds interest!..how mush?

Is this similar to putting a car body into a box and hitting it with steel balls to take the paint off? LOL
post #9 of 49
Yeah... what's with the plastic? How big is it??
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post #10 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by AMD+nVidia View Post
Yeah... what's with the plastic? How big is it??
Does it clean the clothes by beating the clothes to death?
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