Rocket Espresso Mozzafiato Evoluzione R/cleaning and maintenance

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Proper machine maintenance is critical for machine function. Most machine failures are caused by lack of cleaning and many manufacturer warranties do not cover cleaning related breakdowns, so it is important to keep a regular maintenance schedule. Listed below is a suggested maintenance schedule for most Prosumer espresso machines:

Backflushing

Backflushing is the single most important cleaning procedure for Prosumer style machines. It is the best way to prevent scale buildup in the system. Backflushing should be done at least once a week with the recommended backflushing powder. The video on the right goes over a general backflushing procedure which applies to most Prosumer machines.

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Maintaining Your Espresso Machine - Backflushing

Descaling

Single boiler heat exchange machines can be descaled by the consumer. Since descaling is not the primary cleaning method for prosumer style machines it does not need to be done frequently. Descaling can be done on a 3-4 month basis, or whenever the machine starts to display flow issues. If hard water is being used in the machine, or the machine gets heavy usage, the machine may need to be descaled more frequently. The video on the right describes the process for descaling a single boiler heat-exchange machine.

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How to Descale a Heat Exchange Machine

Grouphead 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


Recommended Cleaning Products

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

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Cleaning Portafilter and Baskets



Replacing the Group Gasket

Your group gasket is what creates the seal between your portafilter and your group head. On average, group gaskets should be replaced once a year. Common signs of failure are water leaking around the portafilter while brewing, and being able to easily lock the portafilter way past the middle position while brewing. It is a good idea to replace the group gasket once a year, as the older a gasket gets, the harder it is to remove. The instructions on the right will make replacing your group gasket a breeze. If you are unsure which replacement gasket to buy, please consult a member of our technical support team.

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Replacing the Group Gasket on Your E61 Group Head