4 Before starting to iron or if you have
not used the steam function for a
few minutes or if you have recently
cleaned the steam station, hold the
iron away from your ironing and
press the steam button several
times. This will enable any cold
water condensed in the pipes etc.,
to be removed from the steam
5 To produce steam whilst ironing
clothes press the steam button. For
continuous steam, press the steam
button and then press the lock for
continuous steam on the right hand
side of the iron. To stop continuous
steam, press the button on the left
When using the steam function, the
green ready to steam indicator light
will go off.
It is possible to vary the amount of
steam produced. Move the variable
steam control to the right for
maximum steam and to the left for
6 If you need to refill the boiler during
ironing, follow carefully the
instructions given under 'refilling the
NEVER UNSCREW THE
BOILER CAP AS LONG AS THE
BOILER IS UNDER PRESSURE.
The red warning light will glow
indicating that the level of water in
the tank is low.
Wool and velvet. Guide the iron 2 cm
above the fabric, depressing the steam
button. The power of steam smoothes
away creases and revitalises the fabric.
Do not pull the fabric.
Vertical ironing – suits, dresses and
curtains are smoothed, renewed and
put into shape again while they are
hanging (see next page).
(model IC450 only)
The soleplate can be fitted when
ironing delicate items such as silk.
Follow the instructions given on the
packaging and keep them handy for
future use. Always take care when
fitting, particularly if the iron is hot.
If the soleplate (Kenwood model
ICSP01) is not included in pack it
can be purchased separately by
calling 0870 2413653 quoting part
steaming the creases out of
curtains, hanging clothes,
1 Make sure there is water in the
2 Turn the temperature control to
3 When the green ready to steam light
glows pull the material slightly with
one hand: hold the iron upright with
4 Tilt the iron forwards, then move it
down the material, pressing the
Never steam clothes being worn.
Keep your hands away from the
steam and soleplate.
Always ensure that the iron is facing
away from the user and/or others
when vertical steaming.
For material other than linen or
cotton, keep the iron off the material
to avoid burning it.
care and cleaning
Always switch off, unplug and allow
to cool before cleaning or storing.
There is no need to empty the boiler
unless you intend to leave the steam
station unused for a long period of