Dyson Airblade Tap: Wash and Dry
February 12th, 2013
While it’s been designed for use in public spaces, I’m pretty sure that I’d like to have a Dyson Airblade Tap at home. This water faucet is combined with a very powerful hand dryer, which will dry your hands in a matter of seconds.
Anyone who’s ever used a Dyson Airblade knows that they dry hands very quickly, but there’s still the problem of all the water from people’s hands puddling on the floor of the bathroom as they walk from the sink to the dryer. So it’s definitely a smart idea to combine a hand dryer with a faucet, letting you dry your hands without dripping water all over the floor.
The Airblade Tap’s fully-integrated 1400W motor is housed under the sink and draws in air through a HEPA filter before blasting it out. It uses photo sensors to detect when your hands are placed beneath the tap or under the drying jets. After washing your hands, it will dry them in just 14 seconds.
The Dyson Airblade Tap will retail for £999.99 (~$1,569 USD). Dyson claims that it can dry the hands of 15 people for the cost of only one paper towel. Now that’s efficient.