SMART PROTECT FV4970 Safe for all fabrics*. No setting needed, No burning.

Smart Protect lets you iron with total ease, no need to set the iron and no risk of burning clothes. Smart Technology ensures absolute safety for all ironable fabrics, with advanced features for a worry-free process and very good ironing results.

Reference : FV4970G0

Absolute protection, ultra easy ironing.

Equipped with Smart Technology, Smart Protect provides one perfect combination of temperature and steam for absolute garment protection and worry-free ironing. This simple to use steam iron requires no setting, and provides risk-free ironing results on all ironable fabrics, from tough materials to delicate garments. Ease and protection is matched by performance and very good results. The Durilium® Technology ensures exceptional glide and high-efficiency results, with active steam holes at the tip, sides and even the center of the soleplate for maximum steam distribution. With an anti-drip function to avoid water stain, a smart auto-off function for extra safety, an energy-saving setting that reduces energy use by 20%*, and more, Smart Protect delivers very good ironing results with absolute ease. * -20% compared with energy consumption at maximum output level.

* Ironable fabrics 

*Ironable fabric

* -20% compared with energy consumption at maximum output level.


Smart Technology for worry-free ironing

Smart Technology provides one perfect combination of temperature and steam output for efficient ironing on all types of fabric*

No setting needed

The iron is pre-set on an optimal combination of temperature and steam, with no need to worry about how to set your iron.

Safe for all fabrics

You can iron tough or delicate fabrics from linen to silk without burning your garment.

Smart auto-off for extra safety

When accidently left unattended, the iron automatically turns off. If left on its heel, it will switch off in 8 minutes. If left on the soleplate or on the side, it takes 5 minutes before the iron shuts off.

Anti-drip to keep the linen spotless

The anti-drip function prevents water from dripping and staining your linen while ironing.

Eco Setting to save energy

The Eco setting cuts energy use by 20%. *

Precision tip for convenient ironing

The tip of the iron has a special shape that makes ironing around the buttons much easier.

Durilium® Technology Soleplate for Outstanding glide

All soleplates are not the same. The Durilium technology invented by Tefal has been used by millions of consumers all over the world.
For over 30 years, our soleplate has been acclaimed for its outstanding glide which provides fast and effortless ironing and for its excellent scratch resistance even when ironing harmful areas such as zippers.

Maximum steam distribution for efficient ironing

The active steam holes at the tip, on the sides and, contrary to most competitors, at the center of the soleplate allow maximum steam distribution.

2500W steam power

High Power for fast heat up and powerful performance

Continuous steam output to ease crease removal

Continuous steam output of up to 40 g/min gives you the ideal constant amount of steam to remove creases with ease.

Steam boost up to 150 g/min to remove even the toughest creases

Use the steam boost to remove stubborn creases or to refresh your clothes with vertical steaming.

Power 2500  W
Continuous steam output 40  g/min
Steam boost 150  g/min
Vertical Steam    
Setting of steam & temperature No setting needed  
Soleplate Technology Durilium Technology  
Glideability of soleplate *****  
Durability of soleplate / scratch resistance *****  
Precision Tip    
Concentrated Steam boost at tip of soleplate    
Continuous steam diffusion Tip, side and heart  
Ergonomic steam trigger    
Comfort Handle Yes  
Stable rest hill    
Water tank capacity 270  ml
Water filling hole Extra Large  
Anti-drip Yes  
Eco Mode Yes  
LED control panel    
Power cord length 2  m
Power cord rewinder    
Cord Storage No  
Anti scale function Integrated anti-scale and Anti-scale setting  
Scale collector    
Scale alert    
Colours Ice White  
Guarantee 1 YEAR  
Weight 1.4  kg

Instructions & Manual