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Reusable Coffee Ground Air Duster Review

Making great coffee takes a lot more than just the beans, brew gear and fancy coffee tools we supply. Maintaining your equipment and keeping your (grinder in particular) clean is often overlooked but can make a big impact on the flavours and quality of coffee you can achieve. 

We have been stocking and selling the Reusable Air Duster for quite some time now and it has quickly become a customer favourite, promising an environmentally friendly alternative to 'canned air' this Air Duster is able to reach into tight spots and blast out fine particles.

Basic Design and Sustainability

At first glance, the Reusable Coffee Ground Air Duster Cleaner might seem like a simple tool, but for the task of blowing coffee grounds out of a grinder you don't need anything too overcomplicated or over designed. By using a simple design that holds the test of time you are able to reuse this air duster over and over again for years to come.

What Are Coffee Fines?

Coffee fines are small particles of ground coffee that are significantly smaller than the rest of your coffee dose, these super small particles along with the coffee oils and regular sized coffee particles combine to form build up of old stale coffee in your grinder. Regularly disassembling your coffee grinder and cleaning out this build up is crucial in cleaning and maintaining your grinders performance.

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How Does It Enhance Your Coffee Grinding Experience?

Prolonging the Life of Your Coffee Grinder

Regular maintenance of your coffee grinder is crucial to its longevity and performance. The Basic Barista Reusable Coffee Ground Air Duster Cleaner plays a pivotal role in this process by ensuring that your grinder remains free of old grounds and coffee dust, which can clog the mechanism and affect the grind consistency.

Improving Coffee Flavour

Old stale coffee grounds left in your grinder can negatively impact the flavour of your coffee. By removing these and integrating the air duster into your coffee grinder cleaning process you can improve the clarity and quality of your coffee once brewed.

Can You Use the Air Duster to Clean Hand Grinders as well as Electric?

You can use the Air Duster to clean all coffee grinders both manual and electric, scroll down to the bottom of this article where we describe an in depth process of how to clean your coffee grinder and to work out how often you should clean your grinder.

As well as coffee grinders you can even use this as a Camera Lens Cleaner, Computer Keyboard Cleaner and as a tool to replace other dust cleaners and compressed cans of air.

How To Clean Your Coffee Grinder:

All coffee grinders are manufactured using different materials and come with their own instructions on exactly how to clean each model and how ofter you should clean your grinder.

1. Disassemble your coffee grinder, every grinder will have a different technique and set of instructions on how to do this. Essentially we need access to both the inner and out burr and the body of the grinder. Please follow the manufacturers instructions on how to do this correctly and how far to disassemble your grinder, it is important to know that some grinders are precision set to an alignment and that removing certain components could un-align the burrs.

2. Using a Grinder Cleaning Brush go over all of the components to deeply clean and remove any built up coffee grounds, coffee fines, coffee chaff and oil deposits.

3. Use the Air Duster to blast the dislodged particles out of the grinder.

4. Using a cloth that has been dampened slightly go over the body of the grinder to deeply clean this and remove any coffee oils or coffee stains. Please be cautious when doing this as some components may be prone to rust so you will again need to do your own due diligence and find out what the best practices are for cleaning your grinder.

Final Thoughts: Is It Worth the Investment?

Considering the affordability, durability, and the crucial role it plays in maintaining the quality of your coffee, the Reusable Coffee Ground Air Duster Cleaner is undoubtedly a wise investment for any coffee lover. Not only does it contribute to the longevity of your coffee grinder, but it also ensures that your coffee always tastes its best.


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