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Drying Rooms

Clothing can be dried quickly, effectively and efficiently with dehumidification.

Both military and civilian drying rooms can save a lot of money by drying clothes and uniforms by Desiccant Dehumidification.

By dehumidifying the drying room, heating can be completely avoided since Munters’ sorption-dehumidifying also works at high capacity in unheated premises too. 

Benefits :

  • Fast and efficient drying
  • No need for heating = significant energy savings
  • No wear on the cloth during drying (wear during tumble-drying)
  • Low energy consumption per kg. of water removed
  • Protection for buildings against damage from damp
  • Simple installation and use

Clothes Drying rooms using dehumidifiers:

Munters has created drying rooms in a range of industries including:

Drying sports kits, drying room for football kit, drying room for rugby kit, clothes dryingFootball, Rugby & Sports clubs – Dry sports kits while saving on carbon footprint and wattage (compared to tumble dryers).

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Dry uniforms, drying room uniforms, drying room fire fighting

Fire Stations & Military - Dry uniforms ready for next use. 
Case Study – Danish Defence Department

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Clothes drying for outdoor centre, drying room outdoor activity centre, drying chamberOutdoor activity centres – Increase number of activities booked thanks to faster clothes drying times

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RNLI kit drying, drying rooms for offshore gear

Offshore, Coastguards and RNLI - Dry diving suits and wet weather gear

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Drying room in office, drying cabinet office, office drying room

Offices – Dry clothing during the working day (cheaper than drying cabinets) 
Case Study: Siemens Office, Denmark

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School drying room, drying kids coats, drying school clothesSchools - Dry outerwear after playtime faster & cheaper 
(compared to heating)
Case Study:  Kindergarten Phistergården

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The theory behind clothes-drying 

In order to dry clothes, a difference in steam pressure must be created between the drying air and the clothes; the bigger the difference in steam pressure – the shorter the drying time. In sorption dehumidification, this difference is created by supplying dry air with a very low steam pressure = low water content. 

The method creates drying conditions equivalent to a good, dry summer day with light wind, in which the clothing dries outdoors in record time. 

With Munters’ drying room solution, a circulation ventilator is used instead of wind. This promotes the release of dampness from the cloth to the air, from which the dehumidifier them removes the dampness. This method further shortens the drying time. 

When drying by means of heat or condensation-dehumidification, air temperature is increased and a high steam pressure is created. This high pressure creates a risk of moisture absorption in the construction of the building. With its low steam pressure, sorption dehumidification helps to prevent such damage to the building. 

Military and civilian areas of use 

The Danish military was among the first in Denmark to benefit from dehumidification for the drying of equipment and clothes. The military also has a large drying room where diver’s clothes, rescue clothing etc. is dried in the shortest possible time at the lowest possible cost. The commandos and frogman corps as well as various flying station and fire extinguishing personnel use the Munters’ method in 50-60 military drying rooms. 

The solution is also becoming more and more widespread in civilian life where many companies have drying rooms for their employees. This applies not only to police stations etc., where employees change uniforms, but also to employees that cycle to and from work and use bathing and changing facilities with well-functioning drying facilities. Oticon, Aalborg Portland and others currently have changing rooms for employees in which the Munters’ solution ensures fast and efficient drying of clothes and towels. 

The solution is also used in housing associations with shared drying rooms. The clothes dry much faster than previously, so that the “changeover” time is shorter and more people can dry clothes. It is also more pleasant to spend time in the drying room as it no longer feels tropical with both high temperatures and air-humidity. The energy costs are also drastically lower for sorption-dehumidification in comparison with heating.

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