TheCoffeePeople76 Senior Member Joined: 5 May 2014 Posts: 18 Location: London,UK Expertise: Pro Barista
Posted Fri May 23, 2014, 8:25pm Subject: Problem with portafilters
I'm having a hard time finding on a portafilter I, just bought a machine (semi-auto) , but with a ppf Pressurized Portafilter, I know it will produce crema but the crema is dishonest and i need to analise shots.
I need a portafilter, non pressurized , convertible between a bottomless to analyse shots and a standard config with a beak
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NobbyR Senior Member Joined: 10 Jul 2011 Posts: 2,039 Location: Germany Expertise: I love coffee
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Posted Sun May 25, 2014, 2:25am Subject: Re: Problem with portafilters
There are a lot of different pressurized systems: For example, sometimes there's a removeable (like rubber) disk beneath the filterbasket, others have double walled baskets, so you'd need regular filters. In case of the Saeco Aroma, the so called "patented pressurized Crema filter" is located within the lower half of the portafilter itself, so you'll actually need to swap the portafilter like Chris suggested. On the other hand, it appears that you've already done that. Please, clarify your problem for us.
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