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Coffee Puck sticking to shower screen

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Hi Guys,

Anybody else suffer from the puck sticking to the shower screen when you remove the portafilter?

I ususally get this 50% of the time and it drives me nuts.... I’m assuming it’s to do with the suction when the valve does the business?

 

I have tried everything to minimise the issue. Using a 18gram shot with the standard double basket with an IMS shower screen. Tried different force tamping, twisting, varied the shot weight. Doesn’t make any difference really.

 

Any thoughts?


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This normally happens to me if I don't leave enough gap for expansion of the puck, so to resolve (assuming a consistent weight in) I loosen off the portafilter by ten/twenty degrees or so. Whether you can do that may depend on the seal/gasket on your particular machine.


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