Caliber is a precision tool that measures how much room there is in the extraction
chamber of Dalla Corte espresso machines.
By placing on
the portafilter this innovative tool - an exclusive creation of Dalla Corte’s R&D
department - you can easily see if the amount of coffee in the filter is
correct, if there’s too much grind, or if you need to add more coffee.
To do so,
you just need to check the Coffee Caliber’s indicators. Fast and easy! Now you
know that the extraction chamber has been perfectly measured, which provides
you with the perfect setting to achieve the best pre-infusion.
recommend having between 2 and 3 mm between the coffee cake and the dispersion
screen at the top. If there isn’t enough room in the extraction chamber, the
coffee will expand once the first drops of water run through the coffee cake
creating channelling, reducing the aromas in the cup, or worse, it could damage
the shower screen.
Corte’s unceasing research to provide you with the best equipment to achieve
espresso perfection, we’ve created something new - a tool to help expert baristas
maintain consistency at each extraction, and a reference point for who is just
starting to experiment with espresso. This is how we #makeitbetter