We are happy to let you know that we received a big batch of glass adapters finally and all “Made in Germany”. These new adapters are better concerning the all-over quality; however, we can also find little modifications here like the smaller gap and a modified fastening of the slider to avoid uncontrolled movement and vibrations. The already modified adapters are the Bestsellers: MK, Mazzer S1, ECM, Quamar and Rocket. Very busy days now to make some customers happy.
We overworked the design of the Filling Funnel and also changed the design a little bit. Furthermore, we modified and optimised the details to get that handling and usability. In addition to that, the standard funnels are made from aluminium right now, either glossy polished or anodised matte black. The stainless steel version can be made on demand. The funnel is made to hold approx. 100g of coffee beans.
The most significant improvement is the smaller gap to prevent beans from getting stuck as we made the gap just a little wider than the slider itself. Furthermore, the gap itself got another geometry and design to allow a movement without wobbling. These modifications can also be found with the MK glass adapters now.
The funnels are produced for the MK grinders and will be made for some other machines after having checked the demand and the feedback. The funnels are only useful for grinders which are good for SINGLE DOSING as for their low retention. E.g. MK EK43, Ceado E37S, Mazzer ZM and some more…
As Ceado modified most of the E37 grinder 2019 models we also had to change the glass adapter here to allow a perfect fit. With the new CEA adapter ø 56/58/23 mm it is possible to use the glass hopper for the remaining “Rubber Chute” like E37J and also for the E37S with Quick Set Gear. There is no more chance to use the MAZ S1 adapter for the new E37S 2019 models. The Ceado rubber chute is only used for the ø 64mm flat burr Ceados and for the E37S / 2018 models.
In addition to that we can add now the magnet for the E37K (conic model) at the outer part of the glass to keep the security switch in a perfect working condition. The E37K looks fine with a 300, 600 and 1300 glass hopper which uses the same body like the Ceado E37 Titanium.
We will add the new Ceado adapters to the shop these days. They will be available in the beginning of March. All new Ceado grinders will be delivered as 2019 model. Unfortunately, we had to adapt the prices here for the new models due to the Ceado guideline.
Although there is a trend to use small hoppers even with big grinders, we notice that our customers order bigger Glass Hoppers like the 1300 model and also ask for more significant options to be used for coffee shops and high volume bars where it´s a standard to use some KGs of coffee per day. The Mahlkoenig K30 and the big Mazzer grinders like Kony, Major and Robur are real workhorses and look really beautiful with big and colorful TORR TOYS Glass Hoppers. However, there are more big grinders which can be used with a 1300 hopper. As you might know, we can provide hoppers for most of the professional and semi-professional grinders in the market, and the range is still growing. So it doesn´t matter if you are running a big Eureka Olympus, Fiorenzato F71 or a famous Macap MD7, you can be sure that we will have the right adapter for your grinder to offer the option to use one of our luxury and useful Glass Hoppers made from handblown glass in small batches.
There are 3 new Ceado grinders available now, they are launched at the Sigep Fair from 19-23 of January in Rimini. One of them is a Single Dosing Grinder, the others are modified grind on demand grinders with ø 64mm and ø 83 mm flat burrs.
E37SL - a modified E37S with thermo control system, ø 83 mm flat burrs- the SL version comes in a larger body like the T (Titanium) with a powerful 500 W version and a new spout and better grind setting (Quick Set Gear)
E37R - an modified E37J with a more powerful 400W engine and a larger hopper of 1600g. As for the retention we will see how much it was improved here
E37SD - a Single Dose model, similar to the E37S and much cheaper than the Z-Hero model. The SD comes with ø 83 mm titanium burrs. The retention was even improved a little compared to the normal E37S
More details about the new grinders soon, as well the prices and possibility to order via Shop. With the broader programme of the Ceado grinders, we will also launch individual Glass Hoppers for the Ceado. The Ceado can be used with the Mazzer S1 adapter or with the special Ceado CEA adapter.
We would like to throw back to see what we have done in the field of glass hoppers in 2018 but we will also introduce the new and upcoming items for 2019.
The year 2018 was a troublesome year where we introduced many new glass hoppers, developed several new glass adapters and also improved many details around the hoppers…Read More
We always appreciate it very much to get some nice pictures from our customers to see the final coffee set-up, either in homes, bars or any locations you might use our tools. This helps us and our customers to see the TORR TOYS products, especially the Glass Hoppers at different locations, how you use it or combine it concerning the design and with other coffee related items. In this case you can see a very beautiful ALL-ROCKET kitchen set-up with a clear and pure design - our 250 crystal glass hopper is the perfect complement for this stylish location and it ends up with the same grinder height like the machine. All works fine with the standard cabinets and offers enough space to handle the beans without any trouble.
To have better options to show different grinders, machines, locations and more we will build 3 different options in the showroom next year to visualize and showcase many possibilities.
We are happy to announce that there are 20 different glass adapter/grinder options + 1x Funnel available now. With this impressive wide range, most of the serious grinders in the market are covered. There is some more in the pipe of course. But his will take some time for sure until S/S 2019.
If you miss the right adapter and connection for your grinder, for sure we might have it but sometimes the grinders uses the adapters and parts of other brands or they are made by one of the big grinder companies. e.g. Elektra Nino = Macap 2. It´s always the best solution to drop a mail, we will be able to help for sure.
Mazzer: Mazzer: S1 - Mazzer S2 - Mazzer S3
Mahlkoenig: K30/ EK43 - E65S - 1 x MK Funnel
Macap: Macap 1, Macap 2, M2M
Eureka: EUR 1, EUR Atom, EUR MIG - EUR MIG NEW (ready soon)
ECM: ECM 64 - ECM 54
Good News! The biggest Mazzer grinder, the Kold can be used with the Robur S3 TORR TOYS glass adapter - it´s really the same thing under this stylish plastic box. If you have a Mazzer Kold…Yes, we can!
We need to inform you that the launch of the TORR TOYS Glass Hoppers for the new Mahlkoenig E65S / Anfim Pratika and the Eureka Mignon (old and new model) need to be delayed to early 2019. Stay tuned….we will update you shortly about any progress or earlier options.
Copper for the Hopper is always nice, and we are having the chance of different surfaces from a natural patina finish to a high-gloss polished & painted one. As the reddish metal parts are quite famous already with some types of Espresso machines like Elektra Lever, Victoria Arduino and Bosco we will also go for copper adapters. However, a copper lid can also be paired with a black or stainless steel adapter. We are busy to make some tests to reach out a hammered copper version, but this will take some time for sure. Please enjoy the pure copper so far.
With this list, you can find the glass adapter you need for your grinder, also for similar grinders or grinder brands used by coffee machine brands. If you can´t find your grinder in that list, just drop us a mail to check if we have the right adapter or if we can produce it.
With the increasing number of Versalab M3 grinders with its great dosing tool for SINGLE DOSING we are also able to provide special adapters "VERS3" and glass hoppers now. It´s also possible to use the standard Mahlkoenig MK adapter which uses the same inner diameter ( approx. ø 50 mm) but it´s more expensive and of course, the MK uses the outer bayonet you don´t need for the Versalab grinders. The better choice indeed is this special made Versalab adapter. Useful and recommended glass for the Versalab is 250/300/450 and 600 size.
This is a new colour from the darker range, it´s dark violet black, which is not only very beautiful, this colour also provides the best protection against light to keep the coffee fresh. The outer impression of this glass is nearly black with a hint of violet when you have some counter light available. If you open the lid you can see that beautiful dark violet for sure, especially at the thinner parts where you can find the bullseye bubbles. This picture shows that dark violet glass combined with a set of matte DLC (Diamond-Like-Carbon) coated metal parts which are a good match indeed.
We recommend this colour also for Coffee Shops, Bars, kitchens or any locations where the grinders are exposed to bright sunlight. As we like this colour very much, we are going to make more tests soon here with different patterns and designs.
Yes, there is a new TORR TOYS Shop in the pipe. The URL is: https://www.torrtoys.shop and this shop will bring a state-of-the-art design, better options, a wider range - mostly TORR TOYS products but also other matching and high-quality coffee related items that will complement our own line. You can already register for the newsletter to get the early bird info and offers as soon as it will be online. There is no final relaunch date so far but we estimate it during October for sure. We are really curious to get this new shop online asap and hope it will be the same with you. Just to provide some more info in advance...
- there will be some great coffee beans in the shop
- there will be another TORR TOYS brand in the shop
- there will be a wider range of products available
- there will be an espresso machine available
- there will be more photos as usual available
- there will be great products and must-haves for sure
See you there soon....
With finding more and more high-end grinders and premium burrs in the market we also notice a higher demand for special glass hoppers, unique pieces and Art Glass as there is no need for an upgrade concerning the quality of the coffee and most of the grinder designs are timeless at all or even old-fashioned like many big Mazzers or the famous EK43 made by Mahlkoenig. Another good example of a special Art Piece is this Amber 600 hopper that comes with glossy DLC metal parts and a spiral + bubbles design. The problem of the unique pieces is to meet the exact requirements of the customer e.g. the right colour, the right design or a special pattern. Doing those Art pieces also means that we usually have to make more pieces to test and to be sure as you can only judge after having finished the glass in the cold workshop. As for this, it´s really important to discuss the wishes in detail before the final order is made. I guess it´s also clear that we can´t exchange Art Pieces which are made on demand and that those pieces need a much longer delivery time than the standards.
For the future, we will try to produce and keep some specials and limited editions in stock but of course, you will never know.
We added a new SEARCH/FIND BUTTON to the website to check the whole Website. Furthermore, we added single Search options for the GLASS NEWS and the TORR NEWS right to each menu to be more specific in the search options.
There are many possibilities for glass productions but in the end, it´s about the quality of the mould. You can use wood, graphite, different kinds of metal and of course, each material has its special properties and advantages compared to the others. Usually, wooden moulds are used for tests and small quantities but not all designs are possible here with this material. Metal moulds are used for higher quantities and more stable productions. However, there are glass blowers who only work with wooden molds as for the special and natural appearance of the results and the handmade character you get by using them. We are going to make some tests soon with new high tec materials to enable better surfaces and more stable tolerances for our products. We are curious about the options and results.
Expanding the range also means to work with new products, materials and colours. After having started with anodized Aluminium, we also provide some Copper and Bronze lids now. for some special pieces like 600 green bubbles and 600 amber. For sure we will go on with this reddish types of metal soon also with the smaller lids and standards. As for now, we have made no final decision about the finish with those metals. A natural patina surface might be as interesting as a hammered polished one. In the end, it´s all about the personal taste, the matching glass colour and design.
Stay tuned for new TORR products which will appear for AW 2018 and don´t hesitate to tell us your secret wishes concerning the coffee toolsn´toys you would like to see in the future.
Being aware of the trend to use even small TORR TOYS Glass Hoppers for bigger grinders we started to assist here with the design as a more prominent glass and glass design might compensate for a missing size of the hopper to keep a good all-over design. We started here with the crystal spiral optics design in 250 and 300 sizes to check the demand and the feedback. In the next step, we will prepare some waffle optics and double spiral which was also famous in the former days in the 50s and 60s. We will also provide more pictures of this design in the galleries soon.
If you want a spiral optics, you need to be fast, the first batch is nearly sold.