The high power Tefal Ultimate Pure steam iron makes ironing quicker and easier. With a huge continuous steam output, this model glides over all creases without fuss.
OVERALL SCORE: 95%
- Huge continuous steam output
- Powerful steam shot
- Long Cord
- Heavier than low power models
Tefal Ultimate Pure Steam Iron
More power and more steam translate to faster and easier ironing coupled with superior results. There’s nothing average about this Tefal iron – this is the best steam iron you can buy.
The all-important soleplate glides effortlessly over all fabrics. The Durillium Airglide is the same premium soleplate used on the £500 Tefal steam generator iron. This top-end design has excellent frictionless qualities. Plus, it’s durable and easy to keep clean.
Powerful Tefal Steam Iron
What makes the Tefal Ultimate Pure truly stand out is the continuous steam output. Producing double the steam quantity of some irons, this model allows you to power through the ironing without fuss. And should any crease resist this, there’s a 260g steam shot that will flatten anything.
How Long Should an Iron Last?
Nobody likes ironing. And with that, most of us have little desire to spend time cleaning our iron. However, limescale is a real problem for all irons. A great design feature on this Tefal is the micro-scale filter. This has a couple of genuine benefits. By filtering the steam, you’re assured of no brown stains on your clean laundry. Plus, this iron is super easy to keep clean. Simply unplug the filter, rinse it under the tap and pop it back. This will keep the inside of your Tefal iron clean and mean that it will work like new, for years to come.
What Else Do I Need to Know?
The Tefal Ultimate Pure steam iron is more powerful than most but this does mean it’s also a little heavier. Empty, on the scales, it weighs 1.65kg. This is fine for most people. However, if you want power and a lightweight handset, do take a look at the best steam generator irons.
There’s no hanging around with this iron, it heats up quickly and should you get distracted, it will turn itself off if left flat for 30 seconds or 8 minutes without use on its heal.
Also useful, is that it works well vertically. Again, it’s the high steam output that makes the difference. Used vertically, it will lift creases from hanging garments, curtains and any fabric that are inconvenient to layout on an ironing board.
- POWER: 3100w
- CONTINUOUS STEAM: 60g/min
- STEAM SHOT: 260g
- WATER TANK CAPACITY: 350ml
- SOLEPLATE: Ceramic
- CORD LENGTH: 3m
- WEIGHT: 1.65kg
- AUTO SHUT OFF: Yes
- VERTICAL STEAM: Yes
- PERFORMANCE: 5.0/5
- FUNCTIONAL DESIGN: 4.7/5
- EASE OF USE: 4.6/5
- OVERALL: 95%
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Verdict – Tefal Ultimate Pure
The Tefal Ultimate Pure is powerful and very effective. The limescale filter is excellent. And although a little heavier than some, with a large tank and long cord, it’s easy to use.
Why Spend More?
There are plenty of cheaper irons on the market, but they simply don’t match the Tefal for performance. The Tefal Ultimate Pure will help you blast through the ironing in record time. Alternatively, a steam generator iron takes ironing to a whole new level.