Updated 26 Jul 2017

Sunbeam

Aeroglide Rapid SR6370

Snapshot: NOTE: Sunbeam has recalled some of these irons because they could cause an electric shock. See our recall notice for more information. The Sunbeam Aeroglide Rapid SR6370 iron has a ceramic soleplate and weighs 1.3kg. But how well did it cope with the creases in our wide range of fabrics?

Aeroglide Rapid SR6370
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$139

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Test results

Overall score
87
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent on silk, wool, cotton, denim.
  • Very good on linen.
  • Good on organza.
  • Temperature control is OK to adjust.
  • Automatic cut-off.
  • Long cord.

But

  • The water level is not easy to see.

Recall

In July 2017, Sunbeam recalled some of these irons because they could cause an electric shock. See our recall notice for more information.

How we test

Overall score consists of:

  • Performance (70%) - how well each model removed creases on on synthetic organza, silk, wool, cotton, denim and linen.
  • Ease of use (30%) - covers filling the water tank, handle comfort, moving the iron, steam and spray, adjusting the temperature, and cord convenience.

Key data

Model

Type
Iron
Avg price
$139

Specifications

Cord length (m)
2.6
Hose length (m)
n/a
Weight (kg)
1.3
Watts (W)
2400
Soleplate type
Ceramic

Features

Self-cleaning
Yes
Power-on light
Yes
Drip protection
Yes
Cord storage
Yes
Auto shut-off - horizontal (min:sec)
0:30
Auto shut-off - vertical (min:sec)
15:00
Steam lock
-
Variable steam
-
Refill tank during ironing/steaming
-
Wheels
n/a
Telescopic pole
n/a
Clothes hanger
n/a

More Info

Availability
-
Notes
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