Produces a coffee product called espresso by forcing hot water through coffee grounds. Pressure, typically around 15 bars, and gravity drive the coffee product into a cup. Includes both pump (pump driven) and steam (steam driven) machines. Includes automatic, semi-automatic, and manual machines with independent electricity heat source. Semi-automatic machines allow the operator to control coffee extraction and steaming. Fully automatic machines are capable of grinding, dosing, tamping, and brewing coffee. Espresso machines often include auxiliary milk steaming and frothing functions.
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