As an alternative of shopping for a separate washer and dryer, LG has launched one other method to go. The corporate simply introduced its new WashTower equipment. At first look it might appear to be an bizarre stacked washer-dryer combo. Nonetheless, the WashTower is in reality one full unit. It consists of a garments dryer on high and a washer beneath.
Each sections share the identical single-chassis development. Because of this, in line with LG, this mixed design is 87 millimeters (3.4 inches) decrease than the everyday washer-dryer stack.
Regardless of taking over much less house, the washer and dryer can have sizable drum capacities. LG says the washer can deal with 17-kilograms (37.4-pound) hundreds. The dryer’s drum is rated at an identical 16KG (35.3 lbs.). An LG consultant informed CNET the machine can have a 4.5 cubic-foot washer and seven.4 cu.-ft. dryer.
A washer and dryer linked by knowledge
Being compact is not the one upside to the WashTower’s mixed system. LG says the washer and dryer work as an built-in unit. They convey cycle info with one another in actual time. That permits the WashTower to foretell the whole completion time for each washing and drying a load. To save lots of on drying time, the equipment may preheat the dryer whereas a load is washing.
One other neat capability LG claims the WashTower has is enhanced intelligence. Particularly, the washer makes use of what LG calls, “synthetic intelligence direct drive.” LG says the characteristic lets the equipment detect the burden and cloth softness of every load. Armed with that info, the washer routinely selects the perfect cycle parameters.
Whereas LG hasn’t but introduced pricing for the WashTower, it does plan to promote the equipment globally. LG expects particulars a couple of US-specific model of the product in September 2020.