The IMS Precision Filter Basket was designed to give a proper ratio in relation to the base and the height of the basket in relation to the capacity.
IMS Code: B68 2TC H26.5E
BORDER: Ø 68mm
HEIGHT: 26.5 mm
CORPO: Ø 60 mm for Ø 58 mm tamper
SHAPE: Cylindrical with Convex Bottom
The shape was created by I.M.S. to obtain the proper ratio between the base and height of the coffee puck in relation to capacity. The filter is cylindrical with a convex bottom to collect the coffee towards the center during percolation. This shape has been designed to exploit the whole coffee puck, which also facilitates drying and expulsion.
Best combined with bottomless portafilter holders.
I.M.S. perforation is exclusive and patented
PERFORATED AREA: Ø 49 mm
area optimized in relation to the shape of the filter.
NUMBER OF HOLES: 715 Hexagonal spacing (E)
The number and distribution of the perforations are designed to balance the delivery in relation to the height and shape of the filter and perforated area.
HOLE DIAMETER: 0.30 mm
SHAPE OF THE HOLE: CIRCULAR with CONICAL cross section.
COMPETITION PERFORATION: Relaminated and Recalibrated.
TUMBLING: Wet vibrofinishing with ceramic inserts and drying with corncob
PICKLING: Passivation and preparing of the material
ELECTROPOLISHING: smooth surface with unmatched sanitary and non-contaminating qualities is obtained.
- La Marzocco
- La Cimbali
Nice basket. Extraction is more even, and seems to make other variables a bit more forgiving
Just for info, the IMS Precision Filter Basket 16-20g Ridgeless I bought from COFFEE HIT fits the Rancilio Silvia portafilter and is better than the one supplied with the machine.\n\nThe CompetitionE61RidgelessDoubleFilterBasketbyIMS28.5h1822Gram\n as recommended by another coffee supplier DOESN'T!