coffee-forum.net
Promoting coffee discussion.

Main
Date: 26 May 2007 18:40:05
From: Max Leggett
Subject: More on descaling
Tx for the replies about my Gaggia, Another query - citric acid is to
be used for descaling. The local wine maker is out of stock. Can I
just use concentrated lemon juice diluted to, say, a tspn per qt?
Obviously I don't want to boil it, just run it through and then sit.







 
Date: 01 Jun 2007 14:15:55
From: Flasherly
Subject: Re: More on descaling
On May 26, 2:40 pm, Max Leggett <kidkoo...@gmail.com > wrote:
> Tx for the replies about my Gaggia, Another query - citric acid is to
> be used for descaling. The local wine maker is out of stock. Can I
> just use concentrated lemon juice diluted to, say, a tspn per qt?
> Obviously I don't want to boil it, just run it through and then sit.

Back search for some good links to favorite web food supply outfits
for bulk citric orders. Probably 1:1 concentration if running it
through a two or three times. It takes all night in a mechanic's
parts washtub (under constant circulatory flow) to meltdown an
aluminum transmission, so your mileage varies. I've also seen mention
of descalers specific to aluminum.



 
Date: 26 May 2007 13:37:57
From: LF
Subject: Re: More on descaling
On May 26, 2:40 pm, Max Leggett <kidkoo...@gmail.com > wrote:
> Tx for the replies about my Gaggia, Another query - citric acid is to
> be used for descaling. The local wine maker is out of stock. Can I
> just use concentrated lemon juice diluted to, say, a tspn per qt?
> Obviously I don't want to boil it, just run it through and then sit.

***
Indian grocery stores sell (cheap) cirtic acid as "citric acid;"
kosher markets sell (cheap) citric acid as "sour salt," Starbucks
sells (expensive) cirtic acid as "cleancaf".

Regards,
Larry



  
Date: 31 May 2007 09:41:14
From: daveb
Subject: Re: More on descaling
suggest you mail order the correct product, that comes with instructions.

dave



"LF" <fieman@gmail.com > wrote in message
news:1180211877.079398.118040@h2g2000hsg.googlegroups.com...
> On May 26, 2:40 pm, Max Leggett <kidkoo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Tx for the replies about my Gaggia, Another query - citric acid is to
>> be used for descaling. The local wine maker is out of stock. Can I
>> just use concentrated lemon juice diluted to, say, a tspn per qt?
>> Obviously I don't want to boil it, just run it through and then sit.
>
> ***
> Indian grocery stores sell (cheap) cirtic acid as "citric acid;"
> kosher markets sell (cheap) citric acid as "sour salt," Starbucks
> sells (expensive) cirtic acid as "cleancaf".
>
> Regards,
> Larry
>