How Many Watts of Electricity does a Clothing Iron use?
Real power-use measurements from a clothing iron.
By Rob Cockerham |
How Much Power does a Clothing Iron use
Clothing Iron: 1258 Watts
- A clothing iron, used to remove wrinkles from clothing with heat and steam, has a heater. The heater heats the metal plate and a reservoir of water which is used to steam the clothing.
- varies from 340 to 1258 watts, depending on the heat setting
- Watts: 1258
- Kilowatts: 1.258 Kw.
- cost per minute: 25 hundredths of one cent (0.25 ¢)
- cost per hour: 15.1¢
- cost per day: $1.21
- cost per month: $22.96
Power use of these items was actually tested. Individual items will vary, but these are the actual measurements.