[Homeroast] Boiler auto-fill circuity and distilled water RE: Distilled H2O
mckona at comcast.net
Tue Jun 4 21:03:15 CDT 2013
>> What espresso machines actually use electrical conductivity of water to
measure water levels? is this a real concern? This seems a terrible way to
do it, when buoyancy (or a number of other possibilities) works so well? Why
would you use this?
Virtually every (every one I know of and I know many quite well) commercial
and prosumer espresso machine made with a steam boiler. Simple open and
closing of circuit via conductivity cheap and effective way of doing it. The
fact that espresso shots pulled with a modest mineral content in the water
taste livelier as judged by countless palates for countless years makes it
all work harmoniously.
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