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Take the guesswork out of coffee distribution and pull fantastic espresso shots with better consistency with the Nucleus Coffee Distributor.
Good espresso relies on numerous variables all of which can impact the final flavour and consistency of the shot. Poor coffee extraction can be caused by several factors including incorrect dosing, tamping, and uneven coffee distribution.
Formally the Ona Coffee Distributor Tool, otherwise known as the OCD coffee distributor.
In the past, baristas employed various techniques in an attempt to distribute coffee grounds evenly on the portafilter. Maneuvers like vertical and side-to-side tapping seem to have worked but both methods can be time-consuming and prone to error especially in a busy cafe. With this nifty device from Nucleus Coffee Tools, perfecting coffee distribution only takes a second.
Designed with four angular slopes, the NCD evens out the coffee grounds prior to pulling the shot, minimizing the risk of water micro channelling and ultimately, uneven coffee extraction. The coffee distribution tool also features a textured, non-slip grip for easy handling and low-static coating inside to prevent coffee build-up. It can also be adjusted for a range of doses and basket sizes.
Nucleus Coffee Distributor (NCD) Features
Reduces inconsistencies - The NCD Distribution tool takes care of one of the most impactful variables in pulling the perfect shot by ensuring even coffee distribution in seconds.
Non-slip grip - Designed with busy baristas in mind, the NCD coffee distributor is fitted with a non-slip grip for easy handling.
Low-friction, low static - The NCD’s low-static coating prevents coffee build up within and smooth operation of the tool.
Time-saving - Because the NCD distributor eliminates the need to collapse the dose, it saves you time and guesswork each time you make coffee.
This product includes
- 1x Nucleus Coffee Distributor
- Materials - Anodized Aluminium & Stainless steel
- Diameter - 58.5mm (fits ims & vst baskets)
- Approximate Weight - 290g
- Dimensions - (mm) (h) 58 (w) 90 (d) 90
* Rural and remote areas may attract longer shipping times but we make every effort to ensure we provide the fastest delivery times possible.
* Please note bulky/heavy orders to rural, remote & offshore areas may attract additional delivery fees.
Orders placed before 3pm AEST each day will be dispatched on the same day, Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays and weekends.
Delivery times above are estimates only. Delivery times apply from the date of dispatch, not the date orders are received and refer to business days not calendar days. We make every attempt to ensure all deliveries arrive within the estimated time frames above however sometimes events occur that are out of our control. If your order is more than 2 business days late based on the above guidelines please contact us and provide your name, order number and date of order.
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International orders may be subject to local charges. Any customs or import duties and associated fees are charged once the parcel reaches its destination country. These charges must be paid by the recipient of the parcel. We have no control over these charges and cannot predict what they may be. Alternative Brewing cannot be held responsible for any additional charges on your order, nor can we accept a return of the order in this case. Customs policies vary widely from country to country, so please contact your local customs office for further information. If you refuse to pay these charges your parcel may be abandoned, and Alternative Brewing will not be held responsible for any loss of funds as a result of this occurrence. We cannot mark International orders as a gift in order to bypass or reduce any customs fees.
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By selecting Alternative Brewing's Freight Protection you will receive a priority customer support and priority replacement of your product if it arrives damaged. You will be able to add this option to your order in checkout.
What does Freight Protection offer?
1 - Priority Customer Service – as soon as you contact our team to submit your Freight Protection claim, you will be placed into a priority queue to ensure your claim is processed as quickly as possible.
2 - Advanced Shipping – to minimise downtime without your product, once we have assessed your claim we will ship a replacement to you before we have received the damaged goods back.
Making a Freight Protection Claim
- To assess your claim, you will be required to provide photo and/or video evidence of the damaged product.
- All Freight Protections claims must be made within 3 business days of receiving your product.
- Freight Protection does not apply to damaged packaging and only applies to the product itself.