On this page we will answer the most frequent asked questions or FAQ.
How to use the squeezer?
Cut your lemon or lime lengthwise from stem to bottom in half.
Lay, cut side down, E-W in front of you on your cutting board.
Cut the ends off and cut the lemon in 3-4 slices just under 1/4” thick so the slice will fit in the squeezer.
Put one half a slice in the squeezer with the rind down and push the handle gently down. The juice will be squeezed from the slice and will fill the cup.
Easy to use?
Yes, the Press Art squeezer is extremely easy to use. You do not need a lot of strength to push the lever down.
How much is the yield from a lemon slice
The yield of half a slice is about twice as much as from a wedge of a lemon. A big lemon can easily pour over a tablespoon of juice from half a slice.
Can I squeeze a Lime?
Yes, because of the stiffness of the lime rind you always put the rind side up. The seeds will also stay in the rind.
Can I squeeze wedges?
No, you can’t squeeze wedges. That defeats the purpose of the squeezer. This squeezer is made to squeeze half slices or half rounds.
Is the squeezer BPA-free and how safe is it to use?
The Press Art lemon & lime squeezer is made from BPA-free Copolyester, which is a polymer.
For your safety, a polymer like Eastman Tritan™ copolyester must undergo a variety of tests before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will allow the polymer to be used in products that can come in contact with food or drinks. Tritan has been thoroughly tested by independent third-party laboratories using well-recognized scientific methods and has been cleared for use in products that contact food by scientists and regulatory agencies around the world.
Is the squeezer lead free?
Press Art squeezers are lead free.
Is the squeezer free of Estrogen activity?
Yes, our squeezer is free of Estrogen activity.
Can I clean the squeezer is the dishwasher?
Yes. Every Press Art squeezer is manufactured to withstand the rigors of repeated use in residential and commercial dish machines. Preferably in the top rack in a residential machine. Commercial dishwasher do not always have a top rack so just run them through.
Can the pin corrode?
No, the pin is made of Stainless Steel and can’t rust or corrode.
1.a form of steel containing chromium, resistant to tarnishing and rust.
Can I break it?
Every item can be broken but under normal circumstances you can’t break the squeezer by hand.
The Press Art lemon & lime squeezer is fully warranted and you will receive a free replacement. Please see our replacement page.
Is Engraving or screen printing possible
Yes Your name engraved or printed on the squeezer is perfectly possible. Guests in your restaurant will frequently buy this engraved squeezer as a souvenir. The crafted squeezer will also double as a great gift and a reminder of an evening out. Minimum quantities apply.
Where to buy
Buy your Press Art squeezer right here at our online shop.