Originally Posted by GQgeek
Whatever their speed, I wish those high-powered hand dryers were in every publish washroom along with automatic doors or doorless entry.
I'll go with the autodoors, but I'd go with the auto paper towel dispensers instead based on this
-Drying with the jet air dryer resulted in an increase on average of the total number of bacteria on the finger pads by 42% and on the palms by 15%.
-The jet air dryer, which blows air out of the unit at claimed speeds of 400 mph, was capable of blowing micro-organisms from the hands and the unit and potentially contaminating other washroom users and the washroom environment up to 2 metres (7 ft) away.