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Espresso Machine Backflushing Instructions

Espresso Parts Backflush Instructions Espresso Machine Backflushing

1. Insert blind filter in portafilter and add up to 1/2 teaspoon (3 g) of Espresso Parts Cleaning Powder. Insert porta-filter into group head.

2. Activate brew cycle for 10 seconds. Stop 10 seconds. Repeat 5 times.

3. Remove portafilter. Activate brew cycle and rinse porta-filter in stream of water from group head. Stop cycle.

4. Insert portafilter into group head. Repeat step (2) without detergent 5 more times.

5. Make and discard a cup of espresso to ensure no residue remains.

 

Espresso Parts

Espresso Parts

The Espresso Parts, Espresso Machine Cleaner is a specially designed cleaner for espresso machines. Also known as Puro, we thought it was so good, we put our name on it as well.

Here is how it works.The Puro espresso machine cleaner removes the residual build up of coffee solids and oils from screens, valves, and tubes of brewing groups. This is important to quality coffee, because a dirty machine will create dirty tasting coffee. Backflush your machine following directions on label, and soak the portafilters (Not the Handles!) in a solution of very hot water and Puro Caff.

Thoroughly rinse groups and portafilters. Always re-season your machine and portafilters by making and discarding one espresso on each group. Espresso machines should be cleaned daily.

- Specifically designed for espresso machines
- Backflush program formulated with the Barista in mind
- Essential component in daily machine maintenance
- Available in Bulk NSF and OMRI™ Certified

Espresso Parts Espresso machine Cleaner and Puro are the official cleaning products of the United States Barista Competition and the World Barista Competition.


Additional uses for Espresso Parts Espresso Machine Cleaning Detergent

Soak.
1. Soak filters and metal of porta-filter for 30 minutes in 1 teaspoon (6 g) of Espresso Parts Cleaner per 32 oz. (1 L) of hot water.
2. Rinse with clean hot water.


Cleaning Spray.
Want to clean drip and drain trays, steam wands, espresso machine panels, or clean up the outside of your espresso grinder?
Mix four tablespoons of Espresso Parts Espresso Machine Cleaner to 1 quart of hot water in a spray bottle. Mist parts heavily with solution, and wipe clean. Some parts may require more than one application.