HOW TO BACKFLUSH

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Prepare

You'll Need

  • An espresso machine

  • Biocaf Coffee Equipment Cleaning Powder

  • A blind filter basket for your portafilter

Dosage

  • Use 3 grams (1/2 tsp) of Coffee Equipment Cleaning Powder per grouphead.

Let's Do This!

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STEP 1

Insert the blind basket into the portafilter.  

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STEP 2

Add 3 grams of Cafiza into the portafilter using the Scoopz dosing tool (1 scoop = 1.5 g).

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STEP 3

Insert the portafilter into the group head.

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STEP 4

Activate the brew cycle for 10 seconds. Stop the cycle after 10 seconds. Repeat this step 5 times.

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STEP 5

Remove the portafilter from the group head. Activate the brew cycle and rinse the portafilter in a stream of water from the group head.

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STEP 6

Insert the portafilter, still with the blind basket, into the group head without adding any cleaning product. Repeat Steps 3-5.

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STEP 7

Remove the blind basket and insert the standard portafilter basket.

Step 8

STEP 8

Brew a cup of espresso and discard it to ensure no residue remains.