Automatic Gas Dryers


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Automatic Gas Dryers
10106041031700 Automatic Gas DryersGas and electric dryers are similar in operation, with the exception of how the air is heated for drying the clothes. The electric components in a gas dryer will operate on 120 volts only. They use liquefied petroleum gas (LP or LPG) or natural gas as a fuel, air (oxygen), and an ignition source to produce a flame. The gas burner can produce between 18,000 and 30,000 BTU/hr of heat, whereas the electric dryer produces between 17,000 and 19,000 BTU/hr of heat. All of the mechanics of the electric dryer, with the exception of the electric heater, are incorporated into the gas dryer.The dryer will cir…
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Eric Kleinert: Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, Third Edition. Automatic Gas Dryers, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export