Improve your wash with a load of balls

Coghlan, A.
March 1992
New Scientist;3/28/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1814, p26
Describes a method developed by a French company that uses specially designed balls in your washing machine to scrub your clothes. Called Wash'balls; Size of balls; Can survive temperatures higher than 100 degrees Centigrade.


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