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Adjusting the XT Tamper

  The XT Tamper has an adjustment range of approx. 20mm - since these are cast parts there is always some variance but 20mm give or take is pretty good.  The smallest it can be is around 80mm high and the largest is around 100mm high.   Adjustment is dead easy thanks to the patent pending hidden stepless adjustment mechanism invented by Paul Pratt.  There are no ugly spacers or washers to...

Making the XT Tamper

In the previous blog posts we remarked that the XT tamper evolved and became the way it did because of a decision that was made early on - it was to be unlike any other in terms of manufacturing and finishing.  Ignoring a few garden shed machinists, all tampers around the world are made on a CNC lathe, that is a solid piece of steel barstock is machined on a...

XT Tamper - How it came about

 A word on the XT Tamper from Paul Pratt The accidental brainwave Over a year ago I asked a potential customer why he would choose another tamper over mine, one that was multiple times more costly. His reply was simply because he could adjust the handle to suit his hand, using the spacer/washer system.  I mulled it over for a few days and came up with the XT tamper. The...

Introducing the XT Tamper

The World's first and only stepless height adjustable tamper The new adjustable XT tamper from Cafelat features a patent pending stepless height adjustment mechanism which means the handle has approximately 20mm of range between it's shortest and it's tallest positions.  You can lock it off any any point in this range and the lock is hidden away inside.  No ugly or messy adjustment spacers or washers to deal with. As you...