ECM Synchronika/cleaning and maintenance

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ECM Synchronika

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Recommended Cleaning Products

The best product for backflushing, cleaning grouphead components, and cleaning filter baskets is a backflushing powder like Urnex Cafiza.

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Cleaning Portafilter and Baskets



Backflushing

Backflushing is the process used to clean out the shower screen and brew group. The cleaner will remove the old coffee oils and deposits, as well as prevent coffee from building up on the shower screen.

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Maintaining Your Espresso Machine - Backflushing



Group Head Cleaning

The grouphead should be taken apart on a monthly basis to remove scale buildup, remove coffee residues, and improve shot flavor.

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How To Clean E61 Brew Group Mushroom, Jet and Top Valve



Steam Wand Cleaning

The steam wand should be cleaned daily once the machine is finished for the day. Milk residues quickly build up on the steam wand, so it's important to keep it clean to prevent blockages from forming.

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How to Clean a Steam Wand