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Old 30th May 2018, 01:12 PM
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Default Snow foam lance filter

I wonder if it's only me that didn't know about this?

My snow foam lance has been getting steadily less powerful (particularly since we moved to a hard water region from Scotland) and no amount of cleaning it seemed to improve it. So I set about dismantling the whole thing and found a curious little mesh filter/aerator just behind the nozzle. It appeared to be blocked, and a quick surf of 'tinterweb showed that these do, indeed, block up and replacements can be found for about a fiver on fleabay.

So, new filter installed and my snow foam lance is as powerful as ever!

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I wonder if it's only me that didn't know about this?

My snow foam lance has been getting steadily less powerful (particularly since we moved to a hard water region from Scotland) and no amount of cleaning it seemed to improve it. So I set about dismantling the whole thing and found a curious little mesh filter/aerator just behind the nozzle. It appeared to be blocked, and a quick surf of 'tinterweb showed that these do, indeed, block up and replacements can be found for about a fiver on fleabay.

So, new filter installed and my snow foam lance is as powerful as ever!

Photos attached to show the lance, filter and location, just in case it isn't only me that didn't know about this.
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Interesting. I didn't know about that either. The water at mine is fairly soft though so it should take a while to scale up
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Presumably running some sort of de-scaler through it would clear it up? (such as CLR Clear or whatever heavy-base product you have which is similar, or even vinegar).
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