When was the hand dryer invented?

Answer George Clemens invented the hand dryer. Clemens' invention eliminated the need to purchase paper towels for the customers to dry their hands. In today's society, the hand dryer is still efficient, ... Read More »

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Who invented the electric hand dryer?

Chicagoan George Clemens invented the hand dryer back in 1948. The hand dryer has made some small improvements over the years, the newest one being the sensor that detects your hands under the drye... Read More »

How to Use a Hand Dryer?

A lot of people really dislike the air dryers available in many bathrooms for drying their hands. The complaint is commonly that they either never get their hands fully dry or they have to press th... Read More »

How high does a person hang an automatic hand dryer in a restroom?

When hanging an automatic hand dryer in a restroom, position it so the distance from the bottom of the unit to the floor is 46" for men, 44" for women, 37" to 40" for the disabled and 32" to 44" fo... Read More »

Who invented the dryer?

The first clothes dryer was a hand-cranked model built in 1799 by a French inventor who today is known only as M. Pochon. An automatic dryer was patented by George T. Sampson in 1892, and an electr... Read More »