The Pro Express Plus high-pressure steam generator meets ironing's every need, for the most demanding ironing sessions. Fast and efficient (up to 400 g/min steam boost), it features a 3-setting technology, for the optimum combination of temperature and steam in a single touch. High-pressure steam (up to 6.5 bars) penetrates fabric, saving you time, while the removable water tank can conveniently by refilled at any moment while ironing. Rounding it all off are a smart locking function for safe and easy transport and storage plus a perfect glide with the AutoClean soleplate.Tefal steam generators are equipped with a variable steam dial which allows you to regulate the amount of steam you use while ironing. This function, in conjunction with the soleplate temperature setting, allows you to obtain the appropriate ironing settings for all of your garments. Having variable temperature settings for your iron is important, as most fabrics have different ideal temperatures at which they should be ironed for optimal results (so creases do not re-appear once the fabric has fully dried). Similarly, depending on the thickness of the fabric, various steam settings ensure you find the ideal one for every item in your ironing pile. Cotton and silk are two common examples of different fabrics which need to be ironed at very different temperatures and different steam outputs for better looking results. In short, the most efficient temperature and steam output for each fabric provides safer, faster and higher quality ironingThe Tefal Pro Express GV8931 features the Tefal Durilium Autoclean soleplate which provides maximum steam distribution thanks to the active holes at the tip, the side and, contrary to most competitors, at the center of the soleplate. All soleplates are not the same. The Durilium technology invented by Tefal has been used by million of consumers all over the world. For over 30 years, this soleplate has been acclaimed for its outstanding glide which provides fast and effortless ironing and for its high scratch resistance even when ironing harmful areas such as zippers. Also, this Durilium soleplate assures enhanced glideability thanks to its very smooth surface which helps reduce resistance when ironing. The key additional feature to this soleplate is that it is autoclean meaning that there is a catalytic coating invented by Tefal to help you keep your soleplate without stains. No more risk of staining your garments.