This steamer is an excellent alternative to the iron. Efficient, easy to use at home and easy to bring on a weekend or a business trip. The steamer works on all kinds of fabrics, from a silk blouse to a linen shirt. Clothes get smooth, wrinkle free and presentable. The steam also reduces bad odors and removes shallow dirt. Heats up in 25 seconds. Plastic/metal. Imported. 6"W x 11"L x 3-1/2"H.