Primula's 6 cup Aluminum Stovetop Espresso Coffee Maker delivers 6 Demitasse cups of rich, authentic espresso. Stovetop espresso makers are popular because you can make quality espresso quickly, without the hassle of electric espresso machines. Primula's 6 cup espresso maker is compact, easy to use, and delivers 6 fantastic cups of fresh, aromatic espresso in one pot. Its' distinctive design provides through and even heat distribution for enhanced flavor and aroma. Included in each box are easy step by step instructions to make the perfect cup of espresso the very first time. Simply fill the lower chamber with water, fill the filter with ground coffee, and place on stovetop. Within minutes, delicious, bubbling cups of espresso will fill your pot. Remove from heat and enjoy! This heavy weight cast aluminum espresso maker features a safety-release valve, a major factor in controlling the quality of your espresso. It controls the pressure with which the water is delivered to the coffee grounds. Primula's design allows you to make a delicious pot of espresso without worry as the safety release valve controls the pressure at a set, pre-determined level. This sturdy espresso machine is carefully crafted with strong, long-lasting aluminum and features a durable flip-top lid with a temperature resistant knob and handle that allows for easy, safe pouring.