If most of us have trouble marrying up two pairs of socks after a
weekly wash, spare a thought for the poor soul charged with emptying the
According to manufacturer Electrolux, the catchily-named P36-18 is the
biggest washing machine in the world, capable of washing 7,000 sheets,
8,000 shirts or 28,000 pairs of socks each hour.
To help launch the 14 metre-long monster, Electrolux is looking to link
up with a charity for some type of washing-based fund-raising event.
’Just on its own, the washing machine isn’t that interesting,’ Isobel
Norwell, Electrolux’s head of corporate communications, admits
’But we thought if we could find a fun angle it might add some
Wash this space.
- Would-be washers can call Isobel on 01582 588350.