Stove

Electric Stove

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An electric stove or electric range is a stove that converts electrical energy into heat to cook and bake. Stoves are used for coffee preparation in order to heat up water. There are many manual brewing methods that require hot water, but they don’t involve an automated way to do it. 

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Inka

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Inka is a Polish roasted grain beverage. Developed in the late 1960s during communist rule, Inka has been produced in Skawina since 1971, a centre of coffee production since the early 20th century. Presently it is manufactured by GRANA Sp. Z O.O. While it was used in part as a coffee substitute to alleviate coffee shortages in the 1970s, Inka remains popular, in part to the fact that it is caffeine-free.

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Postum

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Postum is a powdered roasted grain beverage often used as a coffee substitute. The caffeine-free beverage was created by Postum Cereal Company founder C. W. Post in 1895 and marketed as a healthful alternative to coffee.

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Hot plate

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A hot plate is a portable self-contained tabletop small appliance that features one, two or more gas burners or electric heating elements. A hot plate can be used as a stand alone appliance, but is often used as a substitute for one of the burners from an oven range or the cook top of a stove.

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Hermetic seal

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A hermetic seal has the quality of being airtight. In common usage, the term often implies being impervious to air or gas. When used technically, it is stated in conjunction with a specific test method and conditions of usage.

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Natural rubber

Last Updated on November 13th, 2017 by Dorian BodnariucNatural rubber, also called India rubber or caoutchouc, as initially produced, consists of suitable polymers of the organic compound isoprene with minor …

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Bisphenol A

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Bisphenol A (BPA) is an organic compound with the chemical formula (CH3)2C(C6H4OH)2. BPA is used to make certain plastics and epoxy resins; it has been in commercial use since 1957 and around 3.6 million tons (8 billion pounds) of BPA are used by manufacturers yearly.

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Concentration

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In coffee brewing, concentration is an important factor, determining the coffee strength, taste and flavor. In specialty coffee, Total Dissolved Solids concentration is an important factor. Many people are particularly interested in caffeine concentration.

Europeans like concentrated coffee, whereas North American coffee lovers like coffee with a lower TDS concentration. Turkish coffee is the brewing method with the highest TDS concentration.

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Plastic

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Generally, plastic is to be avoided in coffee making devices, especially in parts that come in contact with hot water. Although BPA is more commonly known to pose a health risk if ingested in large quantities, other compounds used for plastic manufacturing can pose higher risks, though not as known by consumers.

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Ceramic

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Ceramic is a great material to use in coffee industry. Ceramics, depending on the composition, can range from a low thermal conductivity to a high thermal conductivity. Depending on the specific thermal conductivity ceramics can be used for a wide area of applications in the coffee industry.

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Porcelain

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Porcelain is used for coffee cups and mugs and for coffee drippers. It is also used for kettles and coffee pots. Porcelain is a ceramic with a special manufacturing formula and process, and therefore it is interchangeable and even better than ceramics.

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Stainless steel

Last Updated on September 4th, 2018 by Dorian BodnariucIn metallurgy, stainless steel, also known as inox steel or inox from French “inoxydable”, is a steel alloy with a minimum of …

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South America

Last Updated on February 24th, 2018 by Dorian BodnariucSouth America, earlier known simply as America (1507–1538), is a continent located in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with …

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Kitchen

Last Updated on February 24th, 2018 by Dorian BodnariucA kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation. In the West, a modern residential …

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New Orleans

Last Updated on February 24th, 2018 by Dorian BodnariucNew Orleans is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population …

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Asian palm civet

Last Updated on September 4th, 2018 by Dorian BodnariucA civet is a small, lithe-bodied, mostly nocturnal mammal native to tropical Asia and Africa, especially the tropical forests. The term civet …

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Chicory

Raw Chicory Roots

Last Updated on July 17th, 2019 by Dorian BodnariucCommon chicory, Cichorium intybus, is a somewhat woody, perennial herbaceous plant usually with bright blue flowers, rarely white or pink. Various varieties …

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Home appliance

Last Updated on July 17th, 2019 by Dorian BodnariucHome appliances are electrical/mechanical machines which accomplish some household functions, such as cooking or cleaning. Home appliances can be classified into: Major …

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Coffeehouse

Last Updated on July 17th, 2019 by Dorian BodnariucCoffeehouse, coffee shop, and café are related terms for an establishment which primarily serves prepared coffee or other hot beverages. It shares …

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