PLEASE SEE VIDEO BELOW OF ACTUAL MACHINE IN ACTION! Get your own valid XHTML YouTube embed code. Hello and welcome to the sale of this Iberital espresso machine. I have to start off by saying this machine is in great condition, both cosmetically and mechanically.It is a perfect machine for anyone who is completely new to the wonderful world of coffee, and is absolutely perfect for someone who is setting up a cafe/coffee shop, tearoom etc. This is a commercial grade machine and comes complete ready to go! With this machine you will be able to produce amazingly authentic espresso, latte, cappuccino, americano, hot chocolate etc etc. Obviously with this being a traditional style machine it does take a little bit more practice and time to create your drinks, but the end products are so much better than an automatic bean to cup machine or vending machine. If you are completely new to this I have no problems at all training you at my workshop on how to use the machine and get the best from it.
I can show you how to produce the espresso, steam the milk for different drinks, construct the drinks, operate all the machines functions and how to carry out good cleaning and maintenance. You will also find that your customers will much prefer coffee from a traditional machine. Much more than if you was to be pressing a button on a bean to cup machine and watching it pour itself.The machine itself has been completely stripped down to a bare frame and rebuilt. Every single piece of the machine has been removed, cleaned and reassembled. All perishable parts have been replaced for brand new regardless of original condition and any parts which were starting to fail have been replaced with brand new! The overall result is a machine in top working condition ready to give years of quality service producing excellent drinks! So the machine was stripped down to its bare frame and steam cleaned.
The frame is in excellent condition and has no signs of damage. All the pipe work on the machine was deassembled and descaled in our specially formulated solution. The group heads, boiler and all the valves have also been fully descaled, rinsed and cleaned before being reassembled.
The boilers heating element has also been completely descaled and is in top working condition. Limescale is the arch enemy of all espresso machines. It generally builds up within a machines boiler and pipework so it is very hard to detect unless you can get a good look inside. Some tell tale signs of bad scale are white'furring' around the joints amd if the machine is generally running slow. Water should flow freely from the grouphead at a good rate, and the machine should heat up quickly.You should also have good quality'dry' steam from the steam wands, if you are not getting all of this then the machine you are looking at could well have limescale inside. A machine with bad scale damage will run slowly, run less efficient and produce poor espresso. It will also be dangerous as the scale can cause important safety features to stop working properly! So that is the reason that ALL of my machines are completely descaled, regardless of what condition they are in when they come in. But rest assured this machine has been done properly and is working perfectly as the video shows. During reassembly all the the parts have been put back together using all brand new O rings, seals, rubber gaskets, filters etc etc. Basically anything that wears and should be periodically changed has been replaced for brand new! The machine is working perfectly, produces excellent espresso and is completely leak free! It heats up quickly, recovers quickly and runs very efficiently. It is safe and ready to use. The group heads have been rebuilt with all new seals and gaskets. It runs really nicely and the water flows from it evenly and freely. It is a very quiet machine, even when the pump is running. The group heads are programmed with a'pre-infusion' programme.
Basically this pre wets your coffee grinds in the portafilter for a few seconds before the proper extraction starts. You as the barista do not do anything differently than you normally would, it is just a feature which the machine has built in. It makes for a much better, smoother extraction of the espresso, giving the drink a much better body, colour and texture. If you decide you would rather have the pre-infusion turned off then this is not a problem, it is very simple to do at the touch of a button.
A great attribute of this machine is that the groupheads are raised to allow for tall takeaway cups to fit underneith. As you can see via the pics a 12oz and 10oz cup will comfrotably fit underneith. This is really important if you are wanting to efficiantly serve takeaway coffee. The espresso can be extracted directly into the cup as you steam your milk using one of the two steam wands. The machine can be operated by two people at once easily, you can have a barista on each group head and each steam wand at the same time and it wont affect the machines performance, it is designed to be used this way and in a commercial grade environment.
The steam wand valves have been replaced with all new seals and gaskets and are working perfectly, opening and shutting off easily. I have fitted the steam wands with brand new rubber sleeves to allow you to move it freely even when it is hot, to make foaming milk even easier. The touchpads on the machine have been programmed by myself to deliver the'standard' dosages.
It is very simple but there is no need to do it unless you specifically want to. There is also a drain tap located underneath the drip try which can be used to completley drain the machines boiler. This is perfect if you are wanting to store the machine safely for a period of timeor if you want to change the water in the boiler.It is good maintenance to change the water in the boiler if it has been stood inactive for a long period of time. Drainign the boiler also make the machine much easier to move and transport as the big boiler can add alot of weight when full. The machine is aimed at someone who is wanting a high grade commercial output machine, capable of producing 200+ cups per day. Having three group heads can be beneficial in that you can produce more drinks per hour, but also it means that if a group head should ever fail then you have two more to use until a repair is sought. The steam power on this machine is fantastic. It will happily steam away all day. The machine will require a 32amp supply. It is pulling just over 26amps technically, but will be best connected into a blue 32 amp plug.
If you wish I can downrated the heating element for you so that it can be used with smaller electric supplies. However I would not recommend downrated the machine below 20 amps. The machine is designed with a big boiler to be able to cope with high demand, if we downrate the heating element too much then it will not run efficiently. If you only have 13amp supplies then you will be much better off looking for a smaller 1 group, possibly 2 group machine. It will require connecting to a mains water connection (same as your washing machine at home) and it comes with all the necessary fittings to get it quickly connected.
If it is looked after and serviced regular then it will go on working perfectly for many years to come. Parts for these machine are very easily to come across and readily available.If you are local to me I can contine to maintain and service this machine for you. The machine comes with three portafilter handles, two doubles and a single portafilter. I will also include a blank cleaning plate as well so that you are able to regularly back flush the machine and keep it clean. The panels on this machine are in very good condition. There is small scratches and blemishes here and there but overall I would rate it is very good. The pictures speak for themselves and are a true reflection of the machines condition. I would love you to come and inspect the machine, have a play with it and make sure that it what you are looking for. Dimensions for the machine are as follows. I can give you full training if you are new to espresso machines, I can show you how to use and clean the machine, and how to create different drinks. I don't delve into other commercial catering equipment, I specialise in coffee machines. You are welcome to view the machine anytime at my workshop which is located in between Leeds and Doncaster, postcode is DN14 0RX. The machine will be wrapped properly and get to you safely. I use a very good courier who I have never had any issues with. The machine is of course open for you to collect youself, infact I would prefer this as it gives me an opportunity to demonstrate the machine to you and run through any questions you may have, however I fully appreciate this isnt always possible for people who are living at the other end of the country. If anything did occur through no fault of your own within a reasonable time I would have no problems posting out replacement parts.
Thank you so much for taking the time to read through this listing, I hope I havent bored you too much. Again if there is anything you would like to discuss, please contact me asap.I have so many more pictures and videos of the machine available, if you would like to see them please just ask. The item "COMMERCIAL TRADITIONAL ESPRESSO COFFEE MACHINE EXCELLENT EXAMPLE GREAT MACHINE" is in sale since Wednesday, August 10, 2016. This item is in the category "Business, Office & Industrial\Restaurant & Catering\Bar/ Drinks Equipment\Coffee Machines".91" and is located in Goole, North Yorkshire. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.