The Capresso Cool Grind blade grinder is an economical solution to grinding coffee beans. Coffee is ground with a high-speed revolving stainless steel blade. The Cool Grind has a 1.5 cup capacity and a pulse action that allows you to grind coffee from coarse to fine. This grinder works well to grind whole spices to your desired size. It's easy to clean by grinding rice if using the grinder for multiple item types. Just purchase one for coffee and another for spices.