With the Bialetti Moka Express 6 cups you make 6 small cups of coffee in one go. You use this percolator on gas or an electric hob. The handle is ergonomically shaped and therefore provides a lot of grip. Both the handle and the knob on the lid are made of plastic and therefore remain cool during brewing.With a percolator you make small, strong cups of coffee. One cup can be compared to a double espresso.