Disassembly of my " la Cimbali " lever espresso machine :


dismantled seen from front

Close-up of the water, gas and power connections

Close-up of the lever-group


close-up of the power connection to the resistance heater

in front: gas pressure stat with the gas burner and the power connections removed


seen from front with all supplies removed (gas, water and electricity)

side view of the boiler and the lever with springs


opened boiler.....with tons of scale.

back of the cover



boiler cover seen as from the inside

frame now with boiler removed seen from front


corrosion on the frame