Corte we stand by our exclusive 54mm portafilter, a non-standard
measure that has always set us apart.
that most professional coffee machines come with the 58mm portafilter, what is
the reason behind Dalla Corte’s decision to equip their espresso machines with
the 54mm portafilter?
two main elements behind the success of this particular dimension, specifically
studied and designed by Paolo and Bruno Dalla Corte: pressure and pre-infusion
extraction, the water pressure in the brewing group is usually a standard 9 bar.
This pressure brings the 54mm portafilter to weigh on the coffee cake about
30kg less compared to the 58mm portafilter!
the 54mm portafilter the coffee cake will be taller than the one in a 58mm
portafilter with the same amount of grounded coffee in the filter: the water
will flow through the puck more slowly and with far less pressure, extracting
more flavors and aromas for a richer espresso.
design of our portafilter is ideal for a cup of true Italian espresso and it
has been installed on Dalla Corte’s professional espresso machines since the first
Evolution in 2001. From the very beginning we always try to be a step ahead and