Totally in polished steel, Kitty represents the highest level of Italian design combined with cutting edge technology. Its harmonious lines enhance the purity of the material used and the practicality of the black burn-proof handle. Kitty prepares an excellent coffee in just a few minutes, to sip while hot, at any time, according to the Bialetti tradition which has always extolled the aroma and flavour of coffee maker expressos. It is suitable for use on all hobs including gas, electric, induction and pyroceramic hobs and is dishwasher safe. The coffee maker measures 22cm/8.7in high and has a base diameter of 10cm/3.9in. A 10 Cup Espresso Coffee Maker is the approximate equivalent of 500ml/ 16fl.oz (max. boiler capacity). Please note that this cup size is based on espresso cup sizes and not on regular tea or coffee cup sizes.