IEC 60704-2-6:2012 is applicable to the methods of determination of airborne acoustical noise emitted by tumble dryers for household and similar use. This standard applies to single unit electric tumble dryers intended for placing on the floor against a wall, for building in or placing under a counter, a kitchen work-top or under a sink, for wall-mounting or for mounting on a counter. For the purpose of this standard, washer-dryer combinations, when operated as a dryer, are considered as a tumble dryer. This standard is also applicable for gas-fired electric tumble dryers. Key words: tumble dryers, airborne acoustical noise, dryers, noise
This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60704-1:2010.