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Posted Mon Feb 6, 2012, 6:32pm
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Hi Folks,

If the stars align, I'm hoping to get a Silvano with a Preciso in the near future for my home machine. I was wondering how hot the outside of the Silvano gets. Even though I would be keeping it on a high counter, we do have a toddler and burnt fingers are a concern. Thanks much.

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Posted Mon Feb 6, 2012, 10:02pm
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Group and shiny part of the portafilter get hot enough to burn fingers - the rest of the unit will not burn if touched.

 
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Posted Tue Feb 7, 2012, 6:33am
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While the shiny part will get hot enough to burn fingers, it will not get hot enough to cause blister type burns, more like a sunburn type burn, ...... they will only touch it once.

 
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Posted Wed Jul 11, 2012, 7:30pm
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The head and the portafiller are the hottest parts. But I doubt they can cause a severe burn since a person will move the hand away immediately. The "burn" will be painful for a small child, but the pain will go away quickly without any treatment necessary. Of course, I'm not a doctor.
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