Aluminum / Stainless Steel Fruit Press - Basket 8 inch x 7 inch. Screw press for grapes, soft fruit and cheese making. This press is made with cast aluminum pressing head, handle and cross-member framework. The legs, perforated basket, juice guard and spout are all stainless steel and complete the unit. Suited for pressing grapes and soft fruits allowing the juice to run out free through the spout while containing the fruit (pumice) in the perforated basket. Nylon bags or cheese cloth help contain the fruit or curds also. When used for cheese, it can press curd from up to 2 gallons of milk. The internal draining basket in perforated to allow for release of the whey. The basket is 9 inch round by 8 inch tall. To use, rinse and sanitize, turn the handle counter clockwise to raise the pressing plate, put in the fruit and turn the handle clockwise to press. Rinse with warm water after using. Shipped fully assembled and ready for use. Food grade lubricant has been applied to the screw mechanism for smooth operation and long life.