Washing machines "Oka". Description and features
Many in their youth used washingmachines "Oka". Now such machines are not very popular. Consumers prefer to buy machines that themselves wash, rinse and unscrew laundry. But not everyone can afford it. For some, Oka washing machines can become good assistants. With their help you can wash your bed linen or personal items well.
Washing machines "Oka" produced a plant named after Ya. M. Sverdlov. They are popular with buyers, as evidenced by the number of copies sold. For today it is 9 million. But now they are not produced, so it is not easy to buy them. What are the capabilities of these machines and how can they help in the household?
Types of cars "Oka"
Last time the enterprise produced washing machines "Oka" of such types:
- machines of activator type;
- small washing machines;
- semi-automatic devices;
Machines of activator type
Washing machines "Oka" activator typediffer in that a disk with blades is integrated inside the flat bottom. It is called an activator. It drives the motor. The activator washing machine rinses the laundry approximately 70%.
Machines of the activator type include the Oka-16 model. This is a stand-alone type of vertical loading machine. The maximum amount of laundry that can be loaded into it at a time is 2 kg.
Activated washing machine is operatedmechanically. The handle set on the panel turns, the wash time is set. The timer is designed for 4 minutes. When the washing time is finished, the machine shuts down. If you need to turn off the car before, it can be done. The tank is made of stainless steel.
Blades under the influence of the engine begin to rotate, water, and with it linen, too. As a result, dirt is washed off mechanically. Further, the water with the powder flows through the hose back to the tank.
When you need to drain the water, remove the hose from the holder and install it in the drain.
The machine does not have modern functions, there is no drying and protection against leaks. The car is white. Weight - 16 kg.
The model "Oka-18" can wash at a time 3 kg of laundry. The weight of the machine is 16 kg. The tank is made of stainless steel.
Model "Oka-10" by the principle of action is similar toprevious. It is switched on mechanically by means of a timer. A hose holder is located near the cover. The capacity of the tank is 32 liters. Weight - 13 kg. The machine can wash 2 kg of laundry.
Washing machine "Oka-9M" has a casing of blue color. The height of the device is 98 cm, width - 80 cm. Weight - 22 kg.
The model "Oka-19" is installed separately. The linen is loaded from above. It is placed in a stainless steel tank of 3 kg. No drying, but there is a manual squeezing device. The body of the machine is made of steel and covered with strong enamel.
Small washing machines
The machine "Oka-50M" with a vertical type of loading. It differs from ordinary activator models in form. It is made in the form of a rectangular parallelepiped with rounded corners. A hose holder is located near the cover.
The maximum amount of laundry that can be loaded at a time is 2 kilograms. Plastic tank. Its volume is 30 liters. Drying and protection from leaks no.
Miniature Washing Machines
The model 60 differs from the 50M model in thatwash at a time you can only 1 kg of laundry. But its dimensions are so small that the machine can be installed anywhere. Its height is only 47 cm, depth - 37 cm, width - 35 cm. Drying and protection from leaks there.
The machine "Oka" has a number of advantages. It takes up little space. It can be installed in any room: in the kitchen, in the bathroom or in the corridor. It is only necessary to provide access to the sink. Saves energy and water, as well as the strength of the owners. Care should be taken to wash woolen things. If possible, it is best to wash them by hand.
When the machine is erasing, someone is near itbe. Sometimes something unplanned can happen to it. For example, the hose flies off the holder, and water begins to pour to the floor. Or there is a bottom. This happens due to the fact that the oil seal breaks down. It can be changed on its own, and the machine will work on. Its shelf life is 2 years, but in reality it can work for more than ten years.
How much does an Oka washing machine cost? The price depends on the volume of the tank and the dimensions of the machine.
The price of the model 60 is only 1160 rubles. The 9M model costs 3430 rubles.