What wash cycle should I use for my Samsung WW5500K washing machine?

 

Water consumption and time taken for the cycle will depend on a number of factors such as the temperature set, the size of the load, water pressure, water hardness, water inlet temperature, and the degree of soiling.

 

For example, a cotton cycle with a small load with a temperature set of 20 will take approximately 148 minutes, but a larger load where the Intensive option is added might take 244 minutes.

 

The water consumption per cycle is approximately 39 to 53 litres per cycle, dependent on load, cycle and degree of soiling.

 

Please refer to the manual for more detailed information on water consumption and washing times.

 

For information regarding fabric care symbols, click here.

 

Wash Cycles

CYCLE  

USAGE

MAX LOAD (KG)

Cotton

 

Fabric and clothing type:

Moderately or lightly soiled cottons, bed linen, table linen, underwear, towels, shirts, etc.  

 

 

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eCotton

 

Fabric and clothing type:

Cotton fabrics, bed linen, table linen, underwear towels and shirts.  

 

Notes:

Optimal performance using lower energy and lower washing temperatures.

 

 -

 

Synthetics

 

Fabric and clothing type:

Moderately or lightly soiled blouses, shirts, etc. made of polyester (diolen, trevira), polyamide (perlon, nylon) or other similar blends

 

4.0

 

Baby Care

 

Fabric and clothing type:

Baby clothing and other clothing for people with sensitive skin.

 

Notes:

This high temperature wash with extra rinse cycles ensures that no powdered detergent remains on the clothes that could harm your baby’s skin.

 

4.0

 

Daily Wash

 

Fabric and clothing type:

Everyday items such as underwear and shirts

 

 

4.0

 

Delicates

 

Fabric and clothing type:

For delicate items such as sheer fabrics, bras, lingerie and other handwash-only fabrics.

 

Notes:

Use a liquid detergent for best performance

 

 

2.0

 

 

Super Eco Wash

 

 

Fabric and clothing type:

Everyday items such as underwear and shirts

 

Notes:

The low temperature Super Eco Wash cycle ensures that you achieve perfect wash results while allowing for effective energy savings.

 

 

4.0

 Outdoor Care

 

Fabric and clothing type:

Water-proof items such as mountain clothing, skiwear and sportswear.

Fabrics include functional technology finishes and fibres such as spandex, stretch and micro-fibre.

 

2.0

Wool

 

Fabric and clothing type:

Machine-washable wool.

 

Always check the label of your wool clothing and laundry to make sure it is suitable for a machine wash. Find out more about what the different labels mean here.


Notes:

A load should be under 2.0 kg.

 

The Wool cycle washes the laundry using a gentle cradling action. During the wash cycle, the gentle cradling and soaking actions are continued to protect the wool fibres from shrinkage/distortion and for a very gentle clean.

 

This stop-start operation by the washing machine during the soaking action is not a malfunction.

 

A neutral detergent is recommended for the Wool cycle for improved washing results and for improved care of the wool fibres.

 

2.0

 

Bedding

 

 

Fabric and clothing type:

Bedspreads, bedsheets, bedding covers etc.

 

Notes:

Wash under 2.0 kg and only one kind of bedding to achieve the best result.

 

 

2.0

 Dark Garment

 

Fabric and clothing type:

Dark coloured garments.

 

Notes:

This cycle provides additional rinse cycles and a reduced spin cycle speed to ensure your favourite dark clothing is washed gently and rinsed thoroughly to keep it in good condition as long as possible.

 

 

4.0

Denim 

(9kg model only)

 

Fabric and clothing type:

Jeans and other denim

 

Notes:

A wash cycle with a higher water level and an extra rinse cycle that ensures that no detergent remains to mark your clothing.

 

 

3.0

 

Spin

(7, 8 kg models only)

 

Performs an additional spin cycle to remove more water.

 

 

Rinse and Spin

 

For a load that only needs rinsing or to add a rinse-added fabric softener to a load.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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