topbanner.gif
Login
Username

Password




Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Shoutbox
You must login to post a message.

05/02/2021 3:05 PM
Welcome espresoman

04/30/2021 2:53 PM
welcome to forum firroaster

04/27/2021 2:27 AM
JA Casey Welcome !

04/25/2021 12:33 AM
Welcome caseyb

04/24/2021 7:27 AM
Working on new stuff, bare with me. smoking

Community Spotlight
Brainiac
Join Date:July 27, 2007
Location:New Zealand
Posts Count:89
Rank:1/4 Pounder

Halogen Radiant Roaster
Hybrid Air Roaster
In Memory Of Ginny
Donations

Latest Donations
JackH - 25.00
snwcmpr - 10.00
Anonymous - 2.00
Anonymous - 5.00
Anonymous - 5.00
Users Online
Guests Online: 10

Members Online: 0

Total Members: 7,173
Newest Member: SecondChild

View Thread

Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Post roast bean cooling
voripteth
I asked Jonas about bean cooling on the Bullet, specifically about the lack of a stirring mechanism like on the Hottop. He replied:

Quote

There will be no bean agitation in the cooling tray. We want to keep everything as simple as possible, and since the Probatino does not use one, we didn't see the need as well. The fan is not your average computer fan, its extremely capable.
The cooling tray connects with a wire directly to the roaster, so there is no need for additional connections.


I replied that I was disappointed that it didn't have an agitator in the cooling try. He replied:

Quote

Sorry to disappoint you regarding the cooling tray. You are the first one who has asked for this, and yes, you need to stirr the beans for the first 30sec.


I guess since I have to be there to dump the roast, I might as well stir the beans as well. I'm spoiled by my Hottop. ;)
Lawnmowerman
Voripteth: I've had occasion on a couple times to see the beans dump out into the tray. This was with a 150pounder Probat shop roaster. As soon as he MANUALLY spred the beans to cover the holes that the mixer had left uncovered, he turned off the mixer. I asked him why. Was told that once the beans are evenly disributed and all the perforations were covered, that is as good as it gets. So provided that's true, we only need the mixer on long enough to make a flat even later. Any more mixing could uncover some holes and lower the cooling efficiency. So not even30 seconds is needed. Ben.
Bad coffee prevails when good coffee roasters stand by and do nothing.
Koffee Kosmo
I stir my beans manually in my separate cooler
It's actualy pleasant

KK
I home roast and I like it. Designer of the KKTO
Roaster Build information
https://forum.hom...ad_id=1142

https://docs.goog...lide=id.i0
Blog - http://koffeekosm...gspot.com/

Bezzera Strega, Mazzer Robur Grinder, Pullman Tamper Convex,
(KKTO) Turbo Oven Home Roaster.
voripteth
Manually stirring the roasted beans probably isn't a big deal. The bowl they dump into isn't flat, though so I imagine that stirring is required. My Hottop cools for several minutes but Jonas' recommendation of 30 seconds will certainly stop the roast.
Jump to Forum:

Similar Threads

Thread Forum Replies Last Post
2" gate(knife) valves are expensive, bean dump Fluidbed Roaster 19 04/12/2021 6:05 AM
Pyrex Bake-Round Dimensions For 3D Printed Roast Chamber Mold New Members say hello or you may update your profile. 15 03/14/2021 7:57 PM
roast time questions R1 Bullet Roaster 1 02/06/2021 2:36 PM
Sumatra Wet Process Pantan Musara Roast Roasting Coffee 3 02/04/2021 10:50 AM
Fresh Roast 500 intenals / cleaning Fresh Roast 8 and NEW SR 500 3 01/21/2021 8:50 AM
Homeroasters Association Logo, and all Content, Images, and Icons © 2005-2016 Homeroasters Association - Logos are the property of their respective owners.
Powered by PHP-Fusion Copyright © 2021 PHP-Fusion Inc
Released as free software without warranties under GNU Affero GPL v3
Designed with by NetriX