is always close to customers, also during this particular time.
As we are all getting closer to full re-opening, here are some practical precautions for restarting your commercial
espresso machine after a long time of inactivity.
shut down for a long time, in the water there can develop potentially harmful
colonies of bacteria. So firstly, you will need to ask a professional to
sanitize your water supply system.
You can disinfect
the water softener resin tank yourself by doing a couple of regeneration cycles
with sanitized salt and, obviously, replacing the filter. At this point, you can
open the water supply tap.
step will be switching on your espresso machine and wait for it to reach
extraction parameters. Considering that the boiler has been emptied over two
months ago, you will need between 10 to 20 litres of water to flow through and
at least 2 litres of water through each group head.
steps are simple rules you already apply regularly: clean the group heads of your
professional coffee machine by using a blind portafilter basket and a professional cleaning tab; submerge the filters, portafilters and shower screens for about 20 minutes in an appropriate water solution and then
rinse thoroughly; clean the steam wand, upper and lower tray and all exterior surfaces with sanitized products.
the coffee beans from the hopper and clean as usual. Make sure that the hopper is completely dry to avoid altering the composition of the beans, and eventually, the taste of your coffee. Put the hopper back
in place and proceed with grinding leftover coffee and vacuum the residue
know what situation is ahead of us, but we will face it with the same strength
and determination we’ve had until now, by always doing our best together #makeitbetter.
If you have any doubts or enquiries, ask for assistance at your local authorized
Dalla Corte support service. You can search which one is closest to you at https://www.dallacorte.com/en/distributors.html