It was in 1901 that Luigi Bezzera, a mechanic who was the founder of espresso machine, made improvement on this patented machine. Then four years later, DesiderioPavoni bought the ownership from Bezzera, and then La Pavoni espresso machine series was born. The beautiful city of Milan have been the witness of development of espresso machine, in here many wonderful designs and ideas were crafted and modified until such time that it reached its finest workmanship.
The world became its nesting place for growth. In 1950’s that when England started to spread the opportunity and bring it to the United States. Come the 1980’s, Starbucks made its adaptation to the espresso machine and made commercial coffee machines as an inspiration to their menu up to the present.
Commercial espresso machines were classified according to the design. Furthermore, espresso machines have their own characteristics and mechanisms that best suitable to the needs of commercial clients. Commercial espresso machines are also categorized by its function and operationstyle such as automatic, semi-automatic, and manual.
While some prefer semi-automatic and manual because of its ability to produce a more traditional taste, well for some electronic and automatic espresso machines helps more to produce faster products. As long as being used properly and accordingly, all the commercial espresso machines have their own distinctive ability to create a delicious hand crafted beverages.
The following can be your helpful guide to different types of commercial espresso machine:
1. Air pump driven – this uses compressed air to push the hot water through the grounds of coffee. 2. Pump driven – the pump is driven by a motor to let the water create espresso. 3. Piston driven - the spring piston design makes the water pushed through the coffee grounds and the tension to the spring produces the optimal pressure required. 4. Steam driven - the steam pressure is being utilized by the forceful movement of water.