This is a beautiful high quality press. This press has a stainless steel basket that is 4 1/2" tall, the stainless steel collection basin is 6" in diameter with a 5" stainless steel press basket inside of it. The stainless steel piston diameter is 4 7/8", which is 18.6 square inches. The liquid drains from the bottom of the canister through a 1/2" ID tube (not included) into your collection jar. Juice can be made only if you first grind or crush your fruit in some way.
The Six Cup stainless steel Press Basket: uses an 18.6 square inch stainless steel piston.