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Electric steamers are available for home use. The answer is to look at the machine's nameplate to find out the voltage required.

I used to work for a company that made a steam generator for the upholstery and jewelry industries, those were 120 Volt glorified water heaters.

Remember, WATTS are Watts no matter what voltage is used by the unit. This is another question that sounds like a homework question, if it is, study OHM's Law and understand it. It is easier than you think!

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