Gaggia naked / bottomless portafilter suitable for Gaggia Classic and other Gaggia models with similar portafilter group mounts.
This Gaggia bottomless portafilter is a great tool for the serious home barista. It allows you to see any channeling as it occurs so the barista in you can easily identify uneven distribution and/or tamping. This 58mm bottomless portafilter is made of a commercial grade, chrome-plated brass and is compatible with Gaggia manual and semi-automatic espresso machines that use the Gaggia 58mm portafilter. Because the interior side-wall is machined flush it will any accept any depth of filter basket.
A bottomless portafilter lets you perfect the art of espresso. Without spouts, the bottomless portafilter gives you an unobstructed view of the entire extraction process as it progresses.
- Width: approx 78mm wide (ear to ear)
- Length: approx 215mm
- Handle diameter : approx 35mm x 22mm (oval)
- Handle material: black plastic
- Portafilter material: polished chrome plated brass
- Supplied with: triple basket, approx 22g capacity (approx 28mm deep)
- Standard handle end-cap is BLACK plastic, optional CHROME plastic end-cap.
- Portafilter spring: 1.2mm or 1.4mm (depending on availability)
Gaggia have recently stopped producing the end-cap with the G logo - they are now smooth and blank. We have some stock of both the black and chrome endcaps with the G logo but supplied BLACK endcaps may or may not have the G logo; currently all chrome ones will have the G logo.
Triple basket supplied may differ slightly in appearance to the one pictured (based on basket availability at time of order fulfilment - though will always be a triple basket of approx 21-22g capacity and approx 28mm deep)
The plastic handle is attached to the metal head with an internal hex head bolt and lock-washer. As with standard Gaggia Classic portafilters, this can be accessed by carefully removing the black plastic cap at the end of the handle and then tightened as/when necessary with a long 5mm Allen key. Whilst the handles are always firmly fixed when they are shipped, the bolt can become slightly looser in shipping and/or over time when used in Gaggia vibratory pump machines. A loose handle is not a defect, and it can easily be tightened by removing the handle cap and tightly turning the internal bolt with a suitable hex/allen key tool.
Some other models that this portafilter will also fit include: New Baby, Baby, Baby Class, Baby Twin, Baby Dosata,
Gaggia Coffee, Classic, Classic Pro, Classic 2019, Classic 2020, Evolution, Dose, Pure, Color, Paros, Tebe, Espresso, Topazio
NOTE: If you're ejecting your spent pucks directly into the waste (bin/can/garbage), then with any portafilter you may well find that the basket exits as well. We would always advocate the use of a proper "knock box" to ensure that this doesn't happen - whereby the basket is pushed into the portafilter whilst the spent puck is ejected, and there is no risk of loosing the basket from the portafilter,