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Topic: Aeropress Filter (5 msgs / 51 lines)
1) From: Aaron Plew
I was listening to the March 17th edition of the Coffee Geek Podcast and
they were discussing the Aeropress.  They were using a "photo etched" metal
filter instead of the paper or nylon filter.  My question is, since this is
not readily available (the metal filter), how would one go about getting
Thanks in advance,

2) From: raymanowen
You might contact a screen printing equipment supplier and ask if they know
of anyone who could etch a stainless steel screen for you. They're used in
the industry to "print" the solder pads for reflow soldering of Surface
Mount circuit boards.
Big electronics manufacturers or job shops use them a lot, so contact their
suppliers and ask. You might even do a search (Google) for "fine mesh
stainless filters, or hardware cloth" Contact Aero Press or a restaurant
supplier too.
Cheers -RayO, aka Opa!
"When the theme hits the bass, I dance the Jig!" - -Virgil Fox at the Might=
Wichita WurliTzer- 1976

3) From: Scott Marquardt
Go for somewhere between 50 and 100 microns.
On 4/25/06, raymanowen  wrote:

4) From: raymanowen
"...between 50 and 100 microns."
Is that the debris field generated by the grinder, or the filter pitch? -ro

5) From: Scott Marquardt
Hole size in the filter.
On 4/25/06, raymanowen  wrote:

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