Tamping Mat and Stand
A tamping mat and stand are essential must-have accessories for every barista. It is used to balance the portafilter while tamping the coffee ground.
Keep your workstation clean with a tamping mat!
The most important factor to tamp is to enhance the extraction of aroma from the coffee by the water. With a loose coffee powder, you’ll get a flavored espresso that isn’t even close to being called espresso. Silicon rubber mats will protect both the countertop and the espresso portafilter spout.
A corner coffee tamper mat is fixed in place up against the corner of the table and won’t move when tamping.