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Developed in 2008 by AATCC CommitteeRA88; numbered in 2011.
1. Background on Laundry Machines
1.1 Over the past 50 years, home laundrywashing machines in the U.S. have traditionally been vertical axis (VA) deep fill machines with center post agitators. Most VA washers suspend the clothes in a tub of water for washing and rinsing, which typically requires about 150 L (40gal) of water for each load. The conventionalVA washer meets the consumersneeds of cleaning a clothes load...
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