Home Economics - Fabric Care

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mshowley
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219117
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Home Economics - Fabric Care
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2013-05-11 17:51:04
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Fabric Care
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Fabric Care
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  1. What does the following symbol mean?
    Wash at 40 degrees on a normal washing action and normal spin

  2. What does the following symbol mean?
    Wash at 40 degrees on a reduced washing action and short spin

  3. What does the following symbol mean?
    Wash at 40 degrees on a minimum washing action and wool cycle spin

  4. What does the following symbol mean?
    Hand wash only

  5. What does the following symbol mean?
    Do not wash

  6. What does the following symbol mean?
    Tumble dry

  7. What does the following symbol mean?
    Dry flat

  8. What does the following symbol mean?
    Drip dry

  9. What does the following symbol mean?
    Do not tumble dry

  10. What does the following symbol mean?
    Line dry

  11. What does the following symbol mean?
    Hot iron

  12. What does the following symbol mean?
    Bleach can be used

  13. What does the following symbol mean?
    Do not bleach

  14. What does the following symbol mean?
    Do not dry clean
  15. How would you remove blood from clothes?
    Soak in cold water and then wash
  16. How would you remove chewing gum from clothes?
    Freeze and then pick off
  17. How would you remove grass from clothes?
    Dab with methylated spirits and wash
  18. Name five ingredients found in clothing detergents and the state the function of each ingredient
    1. Emulsifiers attach themselves to the dirt at one end and to the water at the other.  This takes dirt off clothes and into the washing water

    2. Bleac helps to remove stains and keep whites whiter

    3. Enzymes remove protein based stains eg. blood

    4. Water softener softens hard water, allowing the detergent to work more effectively

    5. Perfume gives clothes a nice scent
  19. What are the three main functions of fabric conditioners?
    1. Soften clothes

    2. Reduce static

    3. Reduce wrinkling

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