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Portafilter Pressure Gauge Kit


Availability: In stock


SKU# V_512

Manufacturer: LF

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Quick Overview

Portafilter Pressure Gauge Kit
Product description

Some assembly required.


  • 1 x Adapter fitting
  • 1 x Stainless steel screen
  • 1 x White PTFE gasket
  • 1 x Pressure gauge

Place the screen in the 3/8" female portion where the portafilter threads on. The white gasket goes on top of this. Thread on to the portafilter. Thread on the gauge (use PTFE tape).

Complete 3/8" portafilter fitting and pressure gauge for easy to use, quick maintenance on your machine. Measure pump dispensing pressure right at the group head.

ratings & reviews

Customer Reviews

4 Item(s)
disappointment Review by Malcolm
Item Rating

I specifically looked up the supposed Portafilter pressure gauge for a Cimbali group head and handle and come to find out it is a nightmare to retro-fit the unique group filter with close to 5-6 add ons plus brazing copper tubing to handle PERMANENTLY!

(Posted on 4/15/2017)

Great for adjusting brew pressure Review by Mel

My Gaggia Classic was set to 13 1/2 bar from factory. The only way I could get good crema was to tamp coffee in basket as hard as I could push down. Otherwise, hot water was pumped through coffee too fast, resulting in strong coffee (not espresso) and no crema. With the Portafilter Pressure Gauge Kit I was able to adjust pressure down to between 9 - 10 bar. This has resulted in reliable espresso, brew time and crema at normal (30 lb.) tamping pressure.

(Posted on 7/21/2016)

Best accesory to my Gaggia Classic Review by Beltran

Seen many ways to make it cheaper, it was worth the extra $20.00 I spent. No leeks, no guessing, no anything, install it, meassure, correct the OPV and everything perfect.
To anyone reading this review, make the investment, it is worth it.

(Posted on 7/9/2016)

Does what it should... Review by Jan

This gauge threaded right into the spouted PF of my CC1. It displays pressure at the portafilter easily and conveniently. There's really not a lot to say - screw it in, turn on the machine, and see its pressure. The only thing to keep in mind is that pressure to a blank puck vs. one with grounds will differ slightly.

(Posted on 3/26/2015)