53mm Blank Portafilter Basket

by IMS
SKU LF-53-1160278

Sometimes your espresso machine's group head needs a good clean. If your machine has a 3-way pressure release valve then you can clean it out with a brush and then use this blank portafilter basket to back flush through and clean out the inside of the group.

53mm size fits all La Spaziale, Astoria CMA Plus 4 You, Wega Concept and Concept52 espresso machines.

  • Fits 53mm portafilters
  • Use with Cafiza® or similar cleaning product

Always follow manufacturer's cleaning and disassembly instructions. All mix ratios may be modified if a stronger solution is desired.

Backflush (each group head):

  1. Insert blank filter in portafilter and add up to 1/2 teaspoon (3 g) of Cafiza® Powder. Insert portafilter into group head.
  2. Activate brew cycle for 10 seconds. Stop 10 seconds. Repeat 5 times.
  3. Remove portafilter. Activate brew cycle and rinse portafilter in stream of water from group head. Stop cycle.
  4. Insert portafilter into group head. Repeat step (2) without Cafiza® Powder 5 times.
  5. Make and discard a cup of espresso to ensure no residue remains.
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