Water for coffee

It might seem absurd or exaggerated, but water, with its characteristics, preponderantly influences the result of the espresso, being that it comprises about 90% of its composition, not to mention in filter coffee, where it makes up 98% of it.

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Not all water
is the same

The use of unfiltered water not only affects the coffee you are preparing, but over time, it could potentially damage the precious coffee machine. Water with high carbonate hardness can cause the formation of limescale, while the high permanent hardness can generate chalk deposits.

Untreated water

Untreated water
contains high levels of
sediments and could
damage or obstruct the


Hard wate

Hard water contains high
levels of calcium and


Soft water

Soft water contains only
small amounts of calcium,
magnesium and carbonates.


Improve the taste

Every element dissolved in the water transfers it own particular characteristic, soft, bitter, salty, and so forth. Finding the right blend of these substances creates the perfect recipe for obtaining the best possible product, enhancing the aromas and giving your drinks an attractive appearance. After all, water is the main ingredient of any drink.

Treatment is worth it

Mineral deposits, due to the hardness of the water, are the cause of malfunction of the machines. Maintenance times increase and so do management costs, in the long run, the damage caused becomes absolutely relevant. Untreated water also leaves residue on glasses and cutlery, giving an opaque look, and the impression that they are dirty. And who would want to drink a bad coffee from a dirty cup?

4 reasons to choose
a treatment

Improves flavour

Prevents blockages
in pipes

Protects against

Limescale protection

Water treatment methods

Water treatment occurs mainly in three ways.

Water softener

The result one obtains through the use of the water softener is the elimination
of the calcium Ca2+ and magnesium Mg2+ ions, which are responsible for the
hardness of the water.
In this way, one effectively prevents the formation of build-up of limescale that
over time reduces the performance of the machines
and causes their breakdown.


The decarbonisation filters remove the carbonates of calcium CaCO3
and magnesium MgCO3. The use of these filters allows you to obtain a triple
result, protection of the machines, drinks with tastes that are richer
and fuller, and sparkling clean glasses, dishes and cutlery.

Reverse osmosis

Thanks to the very high degree of filtration that characterises reverse osmosis
machines, it is possible to obtain water with very high quality characteristics.
Passing through one or more membranes causes the water to be purified not
only of the elements that determine its hardness, but also of all the
contaminating substances, responsible, for example,
of unwanted odours and flavours.

Coffee Products

Water is the main ingredient, that magical liquid that transforms ground coffee into espresso. Have you ever tried using water that was too soft, as if it were distilled? We’d get an evanescent cream. And water that is too hard?
Too bitter, and with unpleasant tastes! A water with the right ratio of calcium, magnesium and carbonates, manages to take the aromas we want from the coffee, bringing them to the cup, so that we can have the perfect espresso.

Profine® Ocra

Total water
hardness reduction.

Profine® Violet

Reduction of carbonates with
pH control e microfiltration.

Profine® Lilac

Reduction of carbonates
and microfiltration.

Profine® Blue

Dechlorination and clarification
drinking water.

Profine® Pfas

Filtration kit
which removes pfas.

Profine® Arsenic

Filter for removal
of arsenic.

Profine® Nitrates

Filter for removal
of nitrates.

Profine® Zero Professional

Ultra-natural and super-filtering.

Profine® Compact

Results in a small space.

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