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Old 08-17-2008, 06:52 PM   #1
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Default Microfiber towels safe in the dryer???

I'm washing all my car towels right now, and I forgot if its okay to throw the microfibers in the dryer. They're cheap autozone ones, nothing fancy.
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I don't think so...last time one snuck into the dryer with my regular towels...the damn thing turned into a lint roller.
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I don't think so...last time one snuck into the dryer with my regular towels...the damn thing turned into a lint roller.
i generally only wash my car towls in the washer and dryer.. that keeps other stuff from shedding on them
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Air dry them, intense heat is bad for the towels.
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They'll be fine, I wash them all the time.
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I don't think so...last time one snuck into the dryer with my regular towels...the damn thing turned into a lint roller.
You're suppose to wash and dry them by themselves. If you mix them with other fabrics they'll pick up any lint that is released from the other fabrics and its a pain to pick all that stuff out of them.

Your home clothes dryer won't harm them, they don't get hot enough. I've even heard of people boiling their towels at times to really deep clean them with no problems.

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i generally only wash my car towls in the washer and dryer.. that keeps other stuff from shedding on them

Same here. . . . .
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+1 hang dry them
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wash and dry them by themselves. not with other towels.

drying them in the dryer on low heat is the best solution.
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I use mine once for polishing...then after I wash them I just use them as shop rags.
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I use mine once for polishing...then after I wash them I just use them as shop rags.

That's why you TA is still the cleanest looking car I have seen on the forums.




Damn, that this looks nice.
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i dry mine on low heat
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I do not dry my Microfiber towels with anything else . . . as said, they are supurb lint collectors . . . .
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i dry them by themselves on low heat, works fine
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hang dry only from experience
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I hang dry the ones I use on the car but others that I use in the house I toss in the dryer but don't use fabric softner!!
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I use mine once for polishing...then after I wash them I just use them as shop rags.
Same here. I probably have 75 MF towels
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I air dry all of them....


Love my Cobra towels.
Wash with detergent, then another round with a small amount of vinegar, then hung to dry.
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+1 on not using fabric softners.
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