This Krome Dispense coffee tamper comes with a solid black anodized aluminum handle, and a very hard stainless steel base with satin finish. It has a 52 mm. tamping diameter.
You should read our article on "How to Use a Coffee Tamper Correctly for Uniform Extractions" if you're not exactly sure how to use a coffee tamper. Note that "How to Use a Coffee Tamper Correctly for Uniform Extractions" was written with the professional barista in mind, so there are various moves described that sound complicated, but have more to do with not touching the coffee directly with your hands than with pure function. Using a coffee tamper is not complicated.
We recommend that you do not wash these coffee tampers in the dishwasher, because over time, the dishwasher will damage their beautiful finish and discolor their glossy silver base. To clean your coffee tamper, simply wipe it down with a damp cloth - you wouldn't want to damage the gloss on this coffee tamper. Your coffee tamper should not be "dirty" in the first place. This coffee tamper makes a great gift.