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History / Backstory

The steam iron is a device which allows us to iron our clothes to remove wrinkles. First known use of the iron was in china where they used hot metal to "iron" their clothes. Henry W. Seeley in 1882, invented the first electric iron, which lead to the development of the current steam iron. An everyday device to make our clothes always look sharp and neat.

Credits

Special thanks to all contributors within this project:

- Rick Kamikura

- Han Sang Ryu

- Tevin Rillera

- Kalwin Cheung

  1. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Clothes Iron Teardown: adım 1, 1 resimden 1.
    • This is the steam iron prior to disassembly.

    • Model no. - Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron

  2. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Temperature Dial Removal: adım 2, 1 resimden 1.
    • Remove the temperature dial from the clothes iron by prying it off with a chisel

    • Be careful when doing this as the dial may snap due to force.

  3. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Spray Button Removal: adım 3, 1 resimden 1.
    • Pull out the spray and steam button from the iron. This should be able to do through a bit of force.

    • Tip: if it is not coming out easily, a little wiggle would help in pulling out the buttons.

    • Try not to twist the buttons around too much as it may snap from excessive force.

  4. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Back Portion Removal: adım 4, 2 resimden 1. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Back Portion Removal: adım 4, 2 resimden 2.
    • Remove the back plastic piece of the clothes iron through carefully prying it off with a chisel.

    • Warning: As this piece is quite fragile, it can snap easily during this step.

    • The second image displays what the back cover looks like when removed.

  5. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Removing Upper Casing: adım 5, 1 resimden 1.
    • Using a small pin, carefully pry out the rubber plug used to keep the crew underneath from rusting.

    • Then using a screw driver, remove the screw underneath the plug. You should then be able to remove the upper portion of the clothes iron.

  6. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Mid Casing Removal: adım 6, 2 resimden 1. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Mid Casing Removal: adım 6, 2 resimden 2.
    • After removing the screw in the prior step, gentle pull the upper portion of the clothes iron apart.

    • The casing should now be released from the sole plate.

    • The second photo displays what it should look like when this step has been executed.

  7. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Tearing Down Iron Sole Plate: adım 7, 2 resimden 1. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Tearing Down Iron Sole Plate: adım 7, 2 resimden 2.
    • Remove the screw with a screw driver, which keeps together the sole plate and the housing cover for it.

    • There should be 2 screws on either ends of the bottom plate.

    • The second picture shows what the sole plate will look like when this step has been executed.

  8. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Contact Strip Removal: adım 8, 2 resimden 1. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Contact Strip Removal: adım 8, 2 resimden 2.
    • Next remove the 2 screws which attaches the contact strips of the sole plate.

    • The location of the 2 screws are highlighted in image 2.

  9. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Upper Casing Removal: adım 9, 1 resimden 1.
    • Carefully pry the upper casing off to reveal the circuit board.

    • The casing may be difficult to remove, use a flat tool like a chisel or flathead screwdriver to act as a lever, gently lifting the casing off

  10. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Circuit Board Removal: adım 10, 1 resimden 1.
    • Remove circuit board from housing.

    • Note - Circuit board cannot be removed along with the wiring of the clothes iron, due to it being a hazard.

    • Note - The circuit board has a clear plastic casing which can easily be unclipped from the board.

  11. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Settings Switch Removal: adım 11, 1 resimden 1.
    • Pull out the settings switch for the clothes iron, this is very easy as it is not held in place by any fasteners.

  12. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly, Spray Nozzle Lid Removal: adım 12, 1 resimden 1.
    • Carefully clip off the blue casing which covers the spray nozzle.

    • This is quite difficult as the hinges are small, ideal to use a thin flat object to pry it out.

  13. Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron Disassembly: adım 13, 1 resimden 1.
    • This is the Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron fully disassembled with all the parts laid out / labelled

Sonuç

Although disassembling the Philips EasySpeed 2100W Steam Iron was not hard. It does feature many small fasteners which it is advised that you use zip-lock bags to reduce the risk of losing a part. Also it is noted that the wiring is something which cannot be removed due to it being a safety hazard.

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Very good step by step instructions

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