VST Ridgeless Filter Baskets


Enjoy Quality Extraction Performance With the VST Basket 

Improve your espresso today with the VST precision filter basket.The VST basket has been designed to guarantee consistent extraction performance over a wide range of concentration, with the additional benefits of reduced sediment and simplified preparation. The shape and design of the holes allow for coffee to extract superbly, regardless of the amount being extracted. 

The VST basket can effortlessly extract a ristretto, normale or lungo with minimal or no change in grind setting at a fixed dose.  

If you want that perfect espresso shot without the coffee residue, a VST rigidless filter basket is definitely an upgrade worth investing in. 

Main Features of the VST Precision Filter Basket 

  • All VST filters are warranted for zero defects
  • Filters are matched for a total square area to +/- 5% to ensure identical group-to-group performance (typical variances of standard filters range from 50-200% of nominal) 
  • The holes of the basket are fabricated, with a new micro-machine and finishing process 
  • 100% of holes are measured on every filter for min/max range limits on area and diameter to a precision of +/- 30 µm (an individual QC report is provided with every filter) 
  • All of the holes of the basket are measured for circularity, placement, square area and blocked holes 
  • The hole pattern is centred to+/- 1.0 mm, and the placement is oriented for uniform extraction throughout the entire puck
  • A wide outlet angle prevents filters from clogging, and the anti-wear design ensures uniform performance for the life of the product 
  • Improved structural integrity. Withstands deflection from pump cycling without premature fatigue failures 

Each VST filter basket is serialised with a unique 2-D code to ensure the authenticity of the product and its specifications and performance. The unique 2-D code references stored factory measurement, quality reports and image data. 

Each genuine VST basket is graded and warranted to perform in an identical manner to similar grades. The VST filter is warranted to meet or exceed published specifications, or will otherwise be replaced free of charge.  

Choose from a range of sizes, including 15g, 18g, 20g and 22g. All of the VST baskets have a 60mm diameter, which makes them suitable to fit with most 60mm portafilters.  

For best results, the recommended tamper for all the sizes of the VST is 58.2-58.4mm diameter. Shop our coffee tampers to find the ideal tamper for your VST. 

Capacities and Dimensions  

VST Filter 

Dose (g) 

Height (mm) 

Outside (mm) 

Tamper (mm) 

22 g Triple 





20 g Competition 





18g Double 





15g DBL-EUR