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What is the difference between the AeroPress reusable metal filter and the AeroPress paper micro-filters?

Both the AeroPress stainless steel reusable filter and the AeroPress paper micro-filters keep out coffee grounds for a grit-free cup of coffee. The main difference between them is in the flavor profiles that they give you. The reusable metal filter a

Is the metal used in the AeroPress reusable metal filter food-safe?

Yes, the metal used in the AeroPress stainless steel reusable filter is a food-safe, premium grade 316 stainless steel.

Does the reusable metal filter fit in the AeroPress Original and the AeroPress Go?

The AeroPress reusable metal filter is compatible with the AeroPress Original, the AeroPress Clear, and the AeroPress Go. It is not compatible with the AeroPress XL.

Is the AeroPress reusable metal filter made in the USA?

Yes, the AeroPress stainless steel reusable filter is made in the USA, unlike many other filters on the market.

What is the difference between 316 and 304 stainless steel?

316 and 304 are two different grades of stainless steel. 316 is a premium grade of stainless steel that is much more durable and corrosion resistant than lower grade 304 stainless steel. The AeroPress stainless steel reusable filter is made from 316

Does AeroPress manufacture any of the other metal filters on the market?

No, the AeroPress stainless steel reusable filter is the one and only metal filter designed and made by AeroPress. All other products on the market are made by third parties.

Can I clean the reusable metal filter in the dishwasher?

Yes, the AeroPress reusable metal filter is dishwasher safe (top rack only).

Are AeroPress filters compostable?

Yes, AeroPress paper micro-filters are compostable. Because it is made of stainless steel, the AeroPress stainless steel reusable filter is not compostable. However, it is reusable, so you can make as many cups of coffee as you like with it. Just was

What is the micron size of the AeroPress stainless steel reusable filter?

The AeroPress stainless steel reusable filter has a 178 micron hole size.

Is there dioxin in AeroPress paper micro-filters?

No. The bleaching process used by filter paper manufacturers until the late 1980s used chlorine gas and the chlorine gas bleaching process created dioxin as a byproduct. In the late 1980s the filter paper mills switched to using what is called the no

Are the original AeroPress paper micro-filters compatible with all AeroPress coffee makers?

AeroPress micro-filters are compatible with AeroPress Original, AeroPress Clear, and AeroPress Go. They are not compatible with AeroPress XL. AeroPress XL requires AeroPress XL paper micro-filters.

Water is flowing too fast through my AeroPress metal filter.

The metal filter is more porous, so it will have a somewhat larger flow rate than our paper filter. If you are an experienced AeroPress user, we recommend using a slightly finer grind than what you would normally use with a paper filter. Also, be sur