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Roaster build forced air and agitator
korryh
Started with a flour sifter, heat gun and drill. Then I moved to an independent speed controlled motor and heat gun. I used this for a few months then got antsy to see if I could use a micro controller to control the time and temperature. There were more components involved than I thought but worth it.

Video of first roaster


Video of second roaster
korryh attached the following images:
early_stages_2.jpg refined_2.jpg

Edited by korryh on 11/25/2020 12:08 AM
Roast Your Own
 
allenb
Hi Korry and happy Thanksgiving

Very nice proof of concept V2! You've got great bean movement and great looking build. How's the roasts cupping?
1/2 lb and 1 lb drum, Siemens Sirocco fluidbed, presspot, chemex, cajun biggin brewer from the backwoods of Louisiana
 
CK
Nice setup. I like the creative use of copper for all the supports and hinges. It's a favorite metal choice on my builds too. Looking forward to seeing how your campaign goes...ThumbsUp
 
Hodjula
Beautifully done. You should sell that whole kit on Etsy!
 
rjohnsonpd
What is the max ounces you can roast?
 
renatoa
My friend, is this you ?! Shock

https://www.kicks...ee-roaster

... else, you should patent usage of copper pipes and tin for coffee roasters Grin
Edited by renatoa on 03/31/2021 2:50 AM
 
renatoa
In this picture:
https://ksr-ugc.i...11426b8c00

... from the kickstarter project linked above... on the bottom of the roaster, anyone is able to figure what hot air generator is that, in such small volume ?

If you think is just a computer generated widget, it can be seen as real thing in the pictures/video from project.
 
CK
At first I thought it was a modified conduit junction box of some sort similar to this...
https://www.grain.../GGE11Y575

But on further research found his detailed build page that describes it has a custom cast part from a 3d printed mold.
https://mobile.tw...8996313092
 
renatoa
Awesome forensic, Holmes ! Grin
And the blower... hidden in the pedestal ? Elementary...
 
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