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  • CynthiaH9 commented on Kiteman's instructable What is the point of ironing your clothes?6 months ago
    What is the point of ironing your clothes?

    My main objection to your methodology is the use of a cotton jersey T-shirt, which is not commonly ironed. A better sample would be a cotton dress shirt. However, it's interesting to note that you disproved your theorem that ironing caused undue wear to the fabric.

    Of course applying a piece of heated metal to a piece of cloth causes wear. So does the act of immersing a piece of cloth in a chemical bath, agitating the bath, and then putting the cloth in a rotating metal cylinder. However, try going without washing or drying your clothes for very long . . .

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