Baristas know that tamping espresso is an essential step when brewing with an espresso machine. It helps ensure maximum extraction to give you the most flavor from your coffee. While it's not particularly hard to do, it does require the right tool. The Espresso Tamper evenly distributes pressure as you compact the ground coffee to help maximize the flavor you get in your brew. Made from aluminum and featuring two different size flat tamping surface, this tamper is the perfect tool for the job. It features a 50 mm surface and a 55 mm surface to accommodate different sized brew heads and is comfortable and simple to use. Measures 2.75" tall.