[Homeroast] aluminum for roasting
theravensroost at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 10:42:36 CDT 2010
I don't think the debate about aluminum is over yet. Your decision might
depend upon how careful you want to be about the potential health problems
associated with aluminum. I would not use anything but stainless steel for
my own family. But I am extra cautious. We avoid nonstick coatings, too . .
. as well as plastic.
On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 7:35 AM, john <drake.john at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> does anyone know if aluminum is a safe metal to have in contact with beans
> at roast temperatures? more specifically, i have an aluminum cookie sheet
> that i'd like to use as sheet metal for parts in fabricating a new drum.
> the drum is cast iron, but i'm thinking of using the aluminum as an exit
> door for the beans.
> however, if that's safe, it's got me thinking about using a turkey frying
> pot as a drum. if it's ok for cookies, is it ok for coffee? ...would be
> much higher temperatures.
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