Cafelat Silicone Group Gasket - 8.5 mm E61

$4.00
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CAF1210
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73 mm x 57 mm x 8.5 mm (Blue) suitable for all variations of the E61 group, this is the thicker of the two for worn groups and/or portafilters where the portafilter locks into place too far to the right. The Cafelat and "E61 8.5" side faces up when installing.

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SKU CAF1210
Manufacturer Cafelat
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Some product history and notes:

  • The reason silicone was chosen as the material is purely from a cleanliness point of view, the gaskets are neutral and do not have any smell or taste  
  • They do not bake hard so removal is easier
  • No need to crank the portafilter tight in the machine as you would a hard EPDM rubber (the industry standard) gasket
  • Always use a silicone lubricant such as food safe white grease. Silicone does not like petroleum based grease 
  • When installing do not use a sharp screwdriver to push them in, the silicone will break. Use the portafilter with the basket removed to install  
  • All batches are tested, the manufacture use FDA approved silicone and have them independently tested in Hong Kong  

5.00 Average

3 Reviews

patrick j stalteri

Gasket works great the hard part was getting the old gasket out of the machine.

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glenn e sundel

Great price and service from Espresso Parts. Will shop with them again.