Cleaning a Fiorenzato F71 EK Espresso Grinder
A step by step guide on how to thoroughly and efficiently clean your Fiorenzato F71EK espresso grinder.
Mark the collar to keep track of your grind setting. We use the top left screw as a reference point
Remove the hopper and empty your coffee into a container.
Switch off the grinder.
Remove any coffee sitting above the burrs.
Switch the grinder back on.
Replace the hopper and grind out any residual coffee.
Remove the two hex screws in the safety switch assembly. The switch can now be removed.
Remove the grind setting collar by turning clockwise and set aside.
Remove the top burr carrier
Using the pick, remove the three springs.
Use a vacuum to remove any remaining ground coffee in the chamber.
Use the backend of your screwdriver to brace the bottom burr carrier. This a reverse thread, so turn the bold clockwise with your spanner.
Once loosened, remove the blade & bolt, two washers, conical burr and the bottom burr carriers.
Tip: place all items in the order in which they are removed.
Remove all remaining grounds using the vacuum, cloth and brush. Use the pick to clean any hard to reach places. The thread must be immaculate.
Remove the chute and clean thoroughly alongside each individual component.
Lubricate the inside of the bottom burr and replace.
Replace the washers and the burr retaining bolt (turning anti-clockwise).
Use the screwdriver again to brace against rotation.
Replace the springs and top burr carrier. Make sure to align the slot for the safety switch.
Replace the collar (turning anti-clockwise). Once the collar stops turning, the burrs are at their closest setting.
Revert (coarsen) back to your reference point.
Replace the safety switch and screws, followed by the hopper.
Your grinder is now clean, and ready to grind.
Thursday 4st March 2019
You Will Need
Food Grade Lubricant
Right-Angle Metal Pick
Copper Wire Brush
Size 3 Metric Allen Key
15 to 20 minutes