Please find below a series of detailed Portafilter guides, sizing charts, cleaning and maintenance tips.
In case you haven’t heard of them before, or would like to learn more, we definitely recommend reading up on bottomless portafilters because they can transform your barista skills!
The group head is the component that the portafilter attaches to. It will be responsible for dispersing the water onto the grounds. To do this effectively, it needs..
A non-pressurized portafilter basket is a metal container with a single wall and a perforated bottom to allow water to pass through the coffee puck, which sits in the basket.
The difference between a pressurized and a non-pressurized portafilter is the holes in the basket and how they create the required pressure to extract espresso.
Most grind sizes are suitable for a pressurized portafilter. But it is advisable to avoid coarse grinds. This can limit the water that gets through the beans.
How to clean portafilter between shots? Here are the 2 most effective methods to ensure your portafilter is clean and ready to deliver the perfect espresso shot
A Portafilter is where the magic happens! Read our Ultimate Guide to Portafilters and discover everything you need to know about this espresso machine component.
The Breville 54mm portafilter is a must-have for any home barista looking to improve their coffee making skills. Watch the coffee extraction with a bottomless portafilter.
Today I’ll explain "what is a pressurized portafilter" and everything about this ingenious tool. How does it work? What makes it unique? And why is it the best option for beginners?
What is a bottomless portafilter? It's a normal portafilter, minus the bottom and spout so you can see espresso dripping from the basket directly into your cup.
Looking for a portafilter size chart today? Here's our guide to help you determine the required portafilter (and tamper) sizes by using charts or measurements.
Read our full guide explaining portafilter basket types and how you can tell them apart. Choosing the right size and shape of your filter basket isn’t enough...
How to measure portafilter size? Follow our guide now and easily measure your portafilter size using a caliper, steel measuring tape or portafilter sizing chart.