[Homeroast] Behmor times with new chaff collector vs old

J.W.Bullfrog j.w.bullfrog at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 13:33:07 CST 2010


No, but I was suspecting that roasting w/o chaff filter was extending my
roast times. My suspicion is that the old chaff collector reflects more heat
than just the door & floor w/o iy.

On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 3:59 PM, Dave Ehrenkranz <daveehr at mac.com> wrote:

> I recently got the new low profile chaff collector and have noticed my
> roasting times have increased subsstantially. For instance 227 grams of
> Ethiopia Gr.3 Dry Process Yirga Cheffe roasting times:
> With old high profile collector 16min 9 secs beans lost 18.9% of wt and
> went into 2nd crack (FC+)
>
> With new low profile collector 18min 0 secs beans lost 16.3% of wt and
> estimate roast was a City+. Definitely lighter in color as well. I also
> preheated the roaster with chaff collector in roaster for approx 55 seconds.
>
> I also note that the new low profile collector weighs 590 grams vs 424
> grams.
>
> Have others been noticing similar results?
>
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