The silicone rubber seal just fits on the end of the plunger. You can remove it by prying it up on one side or grabbing it hard with a towel.
- previous post: What is your answer to this statement? You don't want water at 175, which would end up being just warm after using the press. You want it much hotter. They claim 175 because any hotter you will release toxins from the plastic to your coffee. It should be made from ceramic or glass. Never use hot liquid with plastic for long repeated periods of time. Use some logic, not just the stats. – From Ira S.
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