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Espresso Machine FAQ — E61

E61 Group Head Maintenance

In the sixty years since Ernesto Valente had the idea for this groundbreaking design, the E61 group head has become ubiquitous on espresso machines the world over....
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What size E61 group gasket do I need for my machine?

For almost all E61 machines, the correct gasket size is 8.5 mm. On our web site we offer an 8 mm as well. We suggest you use...
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How do I install the digital thermometer and adapter into my E61 grouphead?

For instructions on how to install the digital thermometer and adapter into an exposed E61 group head, Click Here. This downloadable PDF file goes step by step...
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E61 Group Exploded View

Click Here for the E61 Exploded View If you need to take your E61 group apart to lubricate it or replace a part, here is an excellent...
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