Traditional irons are prone to leaking and spitting. The Velocity Irons use a patented 2-heating element and micro-pump technology that pre-heats the water and turns it into steam before it reaches the soleplate. ANODIZED ALUMINUM Velocity Irons will give you perfect constant steam at even the lowest temperatures yet 100% safe for all fabrics. Reliable’s patented built-in Steam Generator produces up to 55% more steam than traditional steam irons for perfect ironing in less time. The Velocity 270IR is full of features including the sensor steam handle and 8 pre-programmed settings that put you in control to give you the ultimate ironing experience.