From its earliest days Reliable has been known for its customer focus consistently providing both high-quality products and first-class customer service. Reliable has a long history of product innovation. Its steam cleaners irons and sewing machines use innovative technology to provide better reliability and performance than those of the competition. PROFESSIONAL IRONING SHOE. Our ironing shoes are made from heavy-duty aluminum with .6 mm PTFE, and are riveted for extra strength. A felt insert ensures a snug fit. The shoe provides a layer of insulation between the irons soleplate, and the fabric. PREVENTS SHINE. A Reliable ironing shoe reduces the temperature on the fabric, ensuring a proper finish to the material and eliminating the risk of shine. The smooth PTFE allows the iron to glide over the fabric, making ironing easier.