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Steam level control Steam level control

Summary

  • Failure mode Imprecise steam control reduces operating performance.
  • Durability feature Valve should be closed at the lowest setting and open at highest.
  • Cost

Good practices

  • Good practicesThe iron should generate at least 35g/min of steam in normal operation and more than 80g/min as an extra steam shot.
  • Good practices The water valve should be fully closed at the lowest steam setting and fully open at the highest steam setting.

Bad practices

  • Bad practicesInadequate steam generation reduces performance.
  • Bad practices Imprecise steam control reduces operating performance.

Key facts

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  • Failure mode Failure mode
  • Durability features Durability features
  • Cost saving Cost saving
  • Low cost Low cost
  • Cost neutral Cost neutral
  • High cost High cost