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Tefal Ultraglide FV4040 2400 Watt Iron -Blue

Product Specification

Key Information

Dimensions (H)18.0 x (W)30.0 x (D)12.0
Anti Drip Yes
Anti Scale Yes
Auto Shut Off Yes
Cord Length 3 m
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Manufacturer Warranty Domestic Use Only Yes
Power 2400 Watt
Self Cleaning Yes
Sole Plate Type Durilium Technology
Steam Rate 40 Grams/Minute
Steam Shot 150 Grams/Minute
Variable Steam Yes
Vertical Steam Yes
WaterTank Capacity 0.27 Litres

Product Detail

Brand Tefal
Brand Tefal
Category Irons
Colour Blue
Dimensions (H)18.0 x (W)30.0 x (D)12.0

Tefal Ultraglide FV4040 2400 Watt Iron -Blue

Delivery Delivery from Mon 25th Mar Delivery from Mon 25th March From Mon 25th March From Mon 25th March


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Key Features

  • Specially designed soleplate distributes steam evenly
  • Clever technology prevents build-up of limescale
  • Continuous steam output of 40 grams per minute
  • 270ml water tank capacity
  • Dimensions (cm) - H18 x W30 x D12

Product Overview

Glide through your laundry pile with this iron from Tefal. Thanks to Durilium Technology, the soleplate distributes steam evenly through a number of carefully positioned holes, so tough creases won’t take long to remove. The clever anti-scale technology prevents limescale build-up to keep your iron working at its best for longer. It produces 40 grams of continuous steam a minute to help tackle stubborn wrinkles in your clothes, and with a 270ml water tank, you’ll be able to power through your laundry in no time.

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Customer reviews

4.5 / 5
Showing 6 of 8 reviews

Best iron I've had

For a basic Iron it is excellent. Good weight. Lovely and smooth. Good amount of steam and the wire doesn't get in the way as it has on lots of others I have had.

My iron

.this tefal iron is excellent and would recommend it to anyone thinking of buying a steam iron, it does everything that you want to get thru your ironing with ease and speed with a sole plate that glides effortless every time. A great iron.

Best Iron Ever

This is a great little iron, easy to use and fill looks good too, gets the ironing done much quicker, very pleased with it and Tefal is a good make.

Good iron for money, but there are some annoying features.

Iron is a bit flimsy but does seem to be put together ok. Only negative is the big steam button under the handle which as you need to grip handle to iron you keep pressing steam button which is a bit annoying also dial very flimsy.my last iron cost me £70 so I suppose you get what you pay for.

Makes me feel like Iron Man

As a man I've always found ironing too much of a chore. The Tefal Ultra Glide is fast and effective. With easy to read and use functions. I would give this iron a massive 10/10, would recommend this to any one.

Glides beautifully through the ironing

The first thing that is obviously noticeable about the Tefal Ultraglide FV4040 2400 Watt iron is that it is extremely lightweight. My old iron was so much heavier. The Tefal Ultraglide only weighs 1.5kg. The instructions are pretty clear. Even without them, it’s fairly easy to work out how to use it, after all, it is an iron! There are, however, some distinguishing features the Tefal Ultraglide has that my previous iron did not have. For example, an anti-limescale collector, which is dipped into the water tank and prevents build up of limescale on the sole plate. Since this iron is brand new and I’ve only just had it, I am unable to comment on this feature. To clean the collector, you just open the water tank cover and pull out the collector near the steam control and place it in white vinegar or lemon juice for four hours to remove any build up of limescale. You then rinse off under the tap and reinsert it back in place. There’s also a self-cleaning function too, so there are two features in this iron to prevent the build up of limescale. The water tank’s capacity is 0.3 litres, so quite big. When I first took the iron out of the box, I was a bit disappointed that it did not come with its own jug, which my previous iron did. However, when you flip open the plastic flap over the filling hole, you can see that it is quite big, so it is easy to fill it using a water bottle. The water tank is also translucent, so you can see how full it is. The steam function can be turned on or off. You can also either use the steam function or if the item being ironed needs to be dampened, a spray function. Or if you don’t want to use either you can switch it off. When you fill the water tank, an orange light comes on. This is the temperature indicator light. Once it goes off, it means that the water is hot enough to start ironing. The setting switch for the different types of fabrics is under the handle, which I find a tad cumbersome and would prefer it to be on top of the handle. However, this might just take a bit of getting use to. When you set the temperature of the iron, ie cotton, silk etc, this also adjusts the steam accordingly. Another good feature about the iron is the safety feature. If you leave the iron on unattended for eight minutes when it is on its heel, it will automatically switch off. Similarly, if you leave it down on its side or with its soleplate facing down, it will switch itself off after 30 seconds. It has a very large heel, which made it very stable, so I didn’t have to worry so much about it knocking it off the ironing board. The cable is also very long, it’s 3m, which is handy. The heel is designed so you can easily loop the cable around it when you have finished ironing, which is convenient for storage purposes. Now onto the purpose of the iron itself – the ironing! According to the literature that I found on the iron, the Tefal Ultraglide FV4040G0 features ‘the Tefal Ultraglide Diffusion soleplate which features enhanced glideability thanks to its very smooth surface which helps reduce resistance when ironing’. I was a bit sceptical at first, as in my mind I thought an iron was an iron. How wrong I was, it really did glide over cotton shirts much more easily. There was no need to go back and forth to iron out creases, it seemed to do so in one or two attempts. One feature that I have not tried yet is that you can iron vertically, eg curtains that are hanging, as there is a vertical steam function. In short, I am very pleased with the Tefal Ultraglide FV4040 2400 Watt Iron. It seems to have made my housework a lot easier by making the ironing quicker. I have already recommended it to my friends and family.
Delivery from Mon 25th Mar Delivery from Mon 25th March From Mon 25th March From Mon 25th March
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