Sunbeam Iron Settings Guide

Do you use a Sunbeam Iron for your wrinkled fabric? If yes, then you must have noticed the easy way with which it smoothens out the wrinkles.

Anyone can use a Sunbeam iron. But before you can get the perfect look, you will have to adjust the iron before working on your clothes. If you are not sure of the right settings for this task, you will have to work with a guide.

In this post, we have listed various Sunbeam Iron settings for different fabrics. So if you are looking for the best way to iron your clothes with this device, go through our article and use it as a guide for handling your clothing.

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Sunbeam Iron Settings Guide

Here are several settings for working with a Sunbeam 3983 Iron. But before using our guide, we suggest that you check for extra advice from the manual included in your Sunbeam iron. You can also perform an online search to get a digital copy of these instructions.

Sunbeam Iron Settings Chart

Material Steam Setting  Fabric Setting Suggested Usage
Acrylic Dry/O Synthetic Iron fabric Inside Out
Acetate Dry/O Synthetic Iron fabric Inside Out while damp
Corduroy Medium Steam Cotton Check the suggested settings on the label of the concerned fabric.
Cotton High Steam Cotton Iron dark-colored clothing from the inside out.
Cotton Blends Medium Steam Cotton Check the suggested settings on the label of the concerned fabric.
Denim High Steam Linen Apply the mist spray and iron properly
Linen High Steam Linen Prevent iron marks by using an iron cloth or ironing from inside
Nylon Dry/O Synthetic Use dry iron or other settings as suggested by the manufacturer of the clothing
Polyester Dry/O Synthetic Iron garment inside out while damp
Rayon Dry/O Synthetic Iron garment from inside out while damp
Silk Dry/O Silk Iron garment from inside out while damp
Viscose Dry/O Synthetic Iron garment from inside out while damp
Wool Blends Medium Steam Wool Iron garment from inside out while damp
Wool Medium Steam Wool Iron garment with an ironing cloth or while still damp

 

Sunbeam Iron Settings Guide for Acrylic

You can use a Sunbeam iron to smoothen wrinkles on acrylic clothing. But as you are going for a perfect look, set the iron steam setting to Dry/O while the fabric setting stays on Synthetic. Also, remember to iron the clothing inside out.

Sunbeam Iron Settings Guide for Acetate

As expected, the Sunbeam Iron can also clear the wrinkles on acetate. Since you want to get the task done quickly, make sure that the iron is set to Dry O while the fabric setting should be left on Synthetic.

Sunbeam Iron Settings Guide for Corduroy

You can also smoothen your corduroy with a Sunbeam iron. But instead of using any settings with this fabric, stick to medium steam while the fabric setting stays remains on cotton. You can also iron this clothing with the recommendations listed on the label of the clothing.

Sunbeam Iron Settings Guide for Cotton 

Removing wrinkles on cotton might look difficult. However, a Sunbeam iron set at a high setting and cotton should make things easier.

Sunbeam Iron Settings Guide for Cotton Blends

Cotton Blends can be removed quickly with a Sunbeam Iron. Before getting started, leave the iron on medium steam and a fabric setting of cotton.

Sunbeam Iron Settings Guide for Denim

If you want to make your crumpled denim nicer, you can use a Sunbeam Iron. For the best results, adjust the device to high steam while adjusting the fabric setting to linen. Bur before placing the iron on the fabric, remember to spray some mist.

Sunbeam Iron Settings Guide for Linen 

Are you looking for more settings for your Sunbeam Iron? Then you can adjust the device to high steam while leaving the fabric setting on linen. Furthermore, using an ironing cloth can keep the ironing marks at bay.

Sunbeam Iron Settings for Nylon

Asides from these above-listed materials, nylon can be smoothened with a Sunbeam iron. To get started, leave the steam setting on Dry/O while the fabric setting remains on synthetic.

Sunbeam Iron Settings for Polyester 

Polyester can be ironed with a Dry/O setting and synthetic fabric setting. For a perfect look, iron the fabric while slightly damp.

Sunbeam Iron Settings for Rayon

If you want to iron rayon, use a setting of Dry/O and synthetic. Also, iron the clothing ( from inside out) especially when slightly damp.

Sunbeam Iron Settings for Silk

As you iron silk with the Sunbeam Iron, keep the setting on Dry/O while the fabric setting remains at silk. Also, ensure that the clothing stays damp as you smoothen the fabric.

Sunbeam Iron Settings for Viscose

Do you want to iron clothing made from viscose? Make sure the article is slightly damp and iron inside out.

Sunbeam Iron Settings for Wood Blends

Wool Blends work well with a dry/o setting while the fabric setting stays on Synthetic. Also iron the fabric from inside out while damp.

Sunbeam Iron Settings for Wool

Wool can be ironed with a medium steam setting and a fabric setting of wool. Then iron out the garment with the inner part outside.

How to Clean Sunbeam Iron

With frequent use, the Sunbeam Iron tends to get dirty. Luckily, you can clean this appliance without depending on a professional.

You can start by cleaning the Sunbeam Iron soleplate with a soft cotton cloth and warm soapy water. Then for more stubborn stains, prepare a solution of 50/50 vinegar/water and use it to wipe the soleplate.

What is the Lowest Setting on Sunbeam Iron?

On most electric irons, nylon stands as the lowest setting while the highest setting stays on linen.

How Do I Change the Settings on My Sunbeam Iron? 

If you want to change the settings on a Sunbeam iron, head to the Fabric Select dial at the top of the handle. Then set the dial to the ideal setting for your preferred fabric.

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  • Danny Saunders

    Danny Saunders is a tech enthusiast. He enjoys getting his hands dirty with the features and settings of tech products and pushing them to their limits just to know how to get the best from them and how well they can endure "abuse" without breaking down. He shares his findings on this blog.