Questions tagged [portafilter]

Questions specifically about the group handle used in espresso machines. This handle contains a filter basket and after filling it with coffee grounds it is locked in the group head of an espresso machine before brewing. Use with the [espresso-machine] tag.

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Portafilter difficult to turn

I have a Saeco espresso machine. When I place the portafilter into the machine, it is very difficult to turn and lock. Do you have any suggestions?