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- Beechwood construction
- Grinds from fine flour to coarse meal
- Long life corundum-ceramic burrs
- Cleanup is quick and easy
- Gluten-free grinding liner available
- Made in Austria
KoMo PK 1
With its unique hexagonal cabinet, the Austrian-made KoMo PK 1 is the perfect centerpiece of a healthy diet and lifestyle. The internal workings of the PK 1 are identical to the Classic mill, with large 3.35 inch diameter, self sharpening corundum-ceramic burrs and high efficiency 360 watt motor. Its exterior is beautifully crafted entirely of solid beechwood.
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All KoMo mills are equipped with specially developed electric motors that are highly reliable and efficient, yet extremely quiet. The PK 1's 360 watt motor enables it to produce 8-9 ounces per minute for bread flour texture. Its solid beech hopper holds 2 lb., 4 oz. of grain.
The PK 1 will grind a wide array of grains including soft or hard wheat, oat groats (dehulled oats), rice, triticale, kamut, spelt, buckwheat, barley, rye, millet, teff, quinoa, amaranth, sorghum and dent (field) corn. It will also grind lentils, dry beans (pinto, red, garbanzo/chickpeas, kidney & more), and dried, non-oily spices. It isn't suitable for herbs, oilseeds like flax or sesame, popcorn, or fibrous materials.
Dent (field) corn and soybeans can be ground to any texture from cracked to meal to very fine flour. For these very large-kerneled grains, grind first with the stones opened widely to produce cracked grain, then a second time if you want flour. The KoMo PK 1 will grind oats to a wonderfully soft, fine textured flour, but open the stones about five clicks (or so) wider than you would for a hard grain like wheat, otherwise the soft oat flour will fill the stones' furrows and in-feeding will stop. Opening the stones further will give you a cereal grind for porridge, or coarser yet for cracked oats, similar to steel-cut.
The grind of the PK 1 Mill is continuously adjustable from fine super flour to coarse meal and cracked grain, just by turning the hopper bowl. As with all KoMo grinders, cleanup is minimal and easy. Access to the milling chamber takes just a moment and requires no tools.
“Wow what a machine! Grinds everything from pastry flour to cracked bulgur. Bought a screen to sift most bran out and you have wonderful pastry flour. Thanks for another great product.”
– Rick S., OR
If you prepare food for someone with a food allergy, see KoMo's optional interchangeable insert system. This ingenious solution lets you grind different types of grain in the same mill while keeping food types completely separate.
Choose from 110V or 230V models: The PK 1 is available in the standard 110V version for use on U.S. power, or a 230V version for use overseas. Mills with 230V power are equipped with a Euro plug. For more details about the PK 1 grinder, please see the specs tab, above.
At Pleasant Hill Grain, our experience spans the milling spectrum from home-use to commercial. As the exclusive U.S. importer of Austrian-made KoMo mills, Pleasant Hill Grain is proud to represent their fine European craftsmanship to our customers. We'd be delighted to visit with you about a KoMo mill or any aspect of your milling needs. We'd appreciate your business, and we look forward to serving you in any way we can!
KoMo PK 1 Mill
|Milling rate for bread flour texture||8-9 oz/min|
|Hopper fill capacity (wheat)||2 lb 4 oz (level, lid on)|
|Dia. of corundum-ceramic mill stones||3.35"|
|Industrial motor electric rating, watts||360W (1/2 HP)|
|Weight||15 lb 4 oz|
|Max. height of bowl at spout||5"|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||9.5" x 9.7" x 16.25" (including spout)|
For more details please see the specs tab, above.
KoMo Protects and Restores Forests
Beautiful and strong, wood is one of the most renewable raw materials on our planet, and is far longer-lasting than any kind of plastic. Did you know that choosing a KoMo mill helps preserve not only beech forests, but also the habitat for woodland creatures like this juvenile Stone Marten?
PEFC is the world's largest forest certification organization, protecting more than 750 million acres of forest lands. The global work of PEFC helps ensure that our forests are managed sustainably, and KoMo mills are the only grain mills in the world that meet the sustainability standards of this important certification.
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|Product Weight||18-3/4 lb.|
|Milling rate for bread flour texture||8-9 oz/min|
|Grinding burr diameter||3.35 in|
|Max. height of bowl at spout||5 in|
|Housing Material||Beech wood|
|Capacity||2 lbs. 4 oz.|
|Warranty Length||12 years|
By Rebecca H. in CT on 4/13/2016 - Verified BuyerThe PK1 is pretty, functional, and seems well-made. It grinds fast enough that I don't think twice about using it. The wood looks and feels wonderful. The flour is distinctly better than store bought. Easy to keep clean, too.3 out of 3 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By Rick S., OR on 8/13/2016 - Verified BuyerWow Wow Wow what a machine! Grinds everything from pastry flour to cracked bulgur. Bought a 144# screen to sift most of the bran out and you have wonderful pastry flour. Built to last. Thanks for another great product KoMo.2 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By James W. in GA on 4/14/2016 - Verified BuyerI've been very happy with my purchase of KoMo Pk1. It looks good on the counter and I love showing it off. As good as both of those are, using it to mill the grain is even better. I love the bread that I've been able to make with it.2 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?
By Bryan C. in RI on 2/20/2019 - Verified BuyerWe needed to mill a large quantity of rice for brewing some specialty Asian farmer's wine, unlike probably most buyers who buy this to mill for baking and etc. I bought the PK1 because I'd read that it had the same mechanical insides as the famous "Classic" model, but had a much more attractively-constructed case than any other comparable mill out there, including the other Komos. I reasoned if we're going to spend $500 on a grain mill, it'd better actually look like people's romantic vision of the traditional tool. In real life, it's even prettier than advertised on the page! It also grinds flawlessly, including rice that had been pre-soaked (and left to dry on the outside, but still pretty wet on the inside. Technically, that's not recommended by the manufacturer, but other forums had said we could get away with it and that it wouldn't hurt the millstones or the mechanical components. To clean the residue that inevitably stuck to the stones, we just milled completely dry rice and it cleaned them up without any issue. Compared to using a blender (tedious, loud, hot, ineffective) or a Kitchenaid attachment (this will strip and gall the gears in your attachment as well as your stand mixer if you mill the wrong things), PK1 is worlds apart.1 person found this review helpful. Did you?
By Jennifer H. in MA on 12/15/2018 - Verified BuyerThis is a wonderful grain mill—quick and quiet. The ceramic stones have a superb range between fine and coarse. The flour doesn’t get too warm. The case looks beautiful on the countertop! I only wish I had purchased it years ago.Was this review helpful to you?
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