Process for softening or treating a fabric article

  • US 6,238,736 B1
  • Filed: 07/24/1998
  • Issued: 05/29/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/29/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method of treating at least one fabric article comprising:

  • (a) placing a closeable bag into a dryer, said bag containing (i) at least one fabric article, and (ii) at least one moist sheet including at least one fabric-treatment agent, said bag having at least one vent which is covered with a flap;

    (b) operating said dryer under conditions that the flap is open and vapor from the interior of said bag passes through said vent to the exterior of said bag in response to changes in vapor pressure inside said bag, and (c) removing the treated fabric article from the bag.

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