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Hello,

There is a Bosch Maxx6, model nr WAA24171GB/12 in the apartment I am newly renting. I checked the manual online, unfortunately, the spin speeds are not indicated in it.

Does anyone know how fast the various programs spin? And it seems there are sometimes several spin cycles?

I am mainly interested in the "Delicates 30°", "Wool 30°" and "Wool Cold" programs, but if you have references for all then I'd happy to have them as well.

I'd also be interested to know if it's ok to wash wool using the "Delicates 30" program - it seemed the delicates the program was more gentle than the wool program... Sorry for asking, I've only used machines where there was no such distinction until now, and usually you could set the spin speed manually. I have not dared to wash more fragile wool clothes in it until now.

Thanks!

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Hello, washing machine spin speeds should be all very similar, if not the same for all laundry types - except cottons. When a washing machine is advertised as say, 1400 RPM or 1600 RPM it refers only to the spin used on cottons. All other laundry should be spun at lower speeds that no one ever boasts about. In other words they only boast about the top speed. Delicates, denim and woollens should be spun at the same or very similar speeds on all washing machines. At the very least they won't spin at any speed that could damage or excessively crease them. On average I would expect most washing machines to spin similar to this list -

  • Cottons:  The fastest speed the washing machine can do
  • Minimum iron: 1200 rpm
  • Delicates: 600 rpm
  • Woollens: 1200 rpm
  • Silks: 400 rpm
  • Shirts: 600 rpm
  • Denim: 900 rpm

The woollens cycle should be perfectly OK for woollens. If it has a specific woollens cycle it's designed for them though I can't imagine delicates being a problem.

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Hi. I would have expected all washing machines to have the same collection of wash cycles. All countries have woollens, silks, denim, delicates and cottons etc. No washing machine would be made that can't correctly handle all those types. I think one of the issues is most people don't realise that after cottons, most other fabrics need different treatment by the washing machine. I think most people bung everything in the same cycle (my wife does).

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