The Gloria AL is a piston (or lever) operated espresso machine. Astoria is one of the few manufacturers of commercial espresso machines to still offer a full line of piston operated espresso machines. These dependable and affordable machines are particularly appreciated by the experts for brewing personalized shots of espresso. Piston machines also find applications in espresso coffee vans, trailers and in areas without electricity.
Indeed the Gloria "AL" series can be equipped with a powerful gas (propane or city) heating system with push button ignition that allows usage of the machine without electricity when connected to direct water.
On the Gloria AL2, you can choose to run your espresso machine at 230 Volts (standard), or it can be wired for 120 Volts. Please make sure to choose which one.Technical characteristics: