Commercial Espresso Machines:-
There are many types of espresso machines available. Of them, the stove top espresso machine
is widely used in homes, and it works very well for trekkers or travelers.
However, there are some types of espresso machines which are widely used commercially in
espresso bars. Commercial Espresso Machines can be graded as semi-commercial espresso
machines and commercial espresso machines.
Take a look -commercial espresso machines
One of the main differences between semi and home espresso machines is the heat exchanger.
With the semi-commercial espresso machines, one does not have to wait till the boiler heats up
after the espresso is brewed.
Commercial espresso machines are separated from semi-commercial-espresso machines by the
pump. While the semi-commercial machine has a vibratory pump, the commercial machines
have a rotary vane pump. The rotary vane pump is larger, stronger and more powerful.
In a semi-commercial-machine, the user has to determine the amount of water used. The user
also has to determine the doses and disposal of the coffee beans.
Semi commercial machines cost around $1000 to $2000, while commercial machines cost
The characteristics of a commercial espresso making machine are:
Heat exchanger and boiler for heating the tea and the boiler for steam. Some machines have
separate boilers for brewing water and for preparing steam; therefore, there is no need to switch
from brewing mode to brewing mode as in other espresso making machines.
The various types of commercially used Espresso machines are:
Pump Driven Espresso Maker:
This machine is a modification of the piston driven espresso machine. It has become the most
popular machine in commercial espresso bars. Unlike the piston driven espresso maker, it
doesn't use manual force, but a pump with a boiler.
Have a look -automatic espresso machines