First Washing Machine (Part II)

July 6, 2016/1 Comment/in Washing Machine repair Huntington Beach, CA /by Max Global Appliance

First Washing Machine (Part II)

Scrub Board – First washing machine

The history of first washing machine goes back to 16th century or even earlier. However, nothing practical happened until 1790s. The first washing machine was invented in 1797. It was usually referred to as “scrub board”. So, women didn’t have to scrub the laundry against rocks anymore. Unfortunately, there isn’t exact evidence of who invented the first washing machine.

Washing machine with a drum – First washing machine

Later, in the year of 1851, James King (American) discovered and patented the first ever washing machine using a drum. This machine looked like the modern ones. However, it was still hand powered. It included soaking, beating and scrubbing. Moreover, women had to carry water used for washing.
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Rotary washing machines – First washing machine

Another achievement in the history of washing machine was the invention of rotary washing machines. It was discovered by Hamilton Smith in 1858. However, the first washing machine convenient for home usage was invented in 1874 by William Blackstone from Indiana. It was a birthday present for his wife. It was the first ever washing machine which removed and washed away dirt from clothes. The washing machines were mostly built of steel or wooden tubes. Besides, as electricity wasn’t available, these appliances were run by a low- speed single cylinder hit.

Subzero Built-In Refrigerator

Having the same features as the Subzero Pro 48, this Built-in design comes in carbon, platinum, and framed, also with classic stainless. When ordering this model, you can choose what different layout you prefer, such as over and under or side by side. The advantageous part of this model is that it can blend in with the kitchen’s cabinet and be integrated into the kitchen’s design.

Electric-powered washing machines – First washing machine

The Subzero integrated model is same as the built-in model but instead of being placed in the kitchen it is placed inside living or other rooms such as the master bedroom. It comes in different sizes which make them look like drawers, but in reality, they are refrigerators. This model can store drinks and snacks which can be accessed easily without even leaving your room.

Automatic washing machines – First washing machine

First automatic washing machines appeared in 1930. They were introduced by Bendix Corporation. They immediately applied for a patent and issued it in the same year. This machine was very expensive.
Top-loading washing machines – First washing machine
During the World War II, automatic washing machines were developed as manufacturers realized that it would be the future of the industry. By the year of 1950s top loading washing machines
The greatest achievement of the modern washing machine is the microcontroller for timing process. They are reliable and cost- effective. So electro mechanic timers have been replaced by microcontrollers.