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Maintaining Your Cold Press Juicer for Performance
Maintaining Your Cold Press Juicer for Performance
The cold press juicer of today truly is a technological marvel that combines precise components together to create the most amazing job with the most unpredictable of elements, the fruit we want to juice.

Imagine a machine that is capable of successfully making a cucumber juice and the same for making a root vegetable such as ginger. Juicers have improved in the past few years, allowing us to have multi-functional and enjoyable machines to work with. They do require maintenance and cleaning to ensure that they are looking great and operating as if they were brand new. Let me talk about the first step of cleaning your juicer.

After you've been using your juicer for a couple of months, you'll discover that nothing is as that is as sticky and staining like the mineral-rich remnants left behind by you juice root vegetables as well as leafy greens. The main cause of juicer staining is beetroot and carrots, due to two reasons. Carrots are extremely popular as a ingredient in juicing and beetroot has deep, dark red that can stick to whatever it comes in contact with. The way to get rid of juicer components that are stained is to take off all rubber wiper blades made of silicone seals, bungs and seals. Then put them in a solution comprising boiling water, and 2 tablespoons bicarbonate soda per 1 litre of water. Allow the components to be soaked overnight, then scrub the parts of the juicer using a hard washing brush. You should purchase brushes with bristles that are of all angles or are positioned from the top of the brush, so that they extend to at least 90 degrees on the brush. This can help remove the staining off of all places and crevices in the juicer. I also employ Q tips or cotton buds to scrub tighter areas of the juicer that the brush cannot reach.

The majority of modern cold press juicers make use of stainless steel with a plastic reinforced perforated juicing screening screen. This is the portion that performs the work since the juice is squeezed on it with the help of the auger's rotating. The screen for juicing can become stained, and mineral deposits that build up within the perforations, and fibres get caught in the perforations , too. Most juicers cannot be placed into the dishwasher because the heat generated by dishwashers can lead to wear and failure of the component. I clean the screen for juicing by gently rubbing the device using a suede brush within and out with bicarbonate of soda. The bristles of the yellow metal on the suede brush break through the perforations, releasing particles and fibres, leaving the screen clean as new. If you juice lots of carrots, you'll notice the stainless steel acquires an orange hue. This is normal and can be reversed by following the cleaning procedure described in the preceding paragraph.