[Homeroast] Behmor times with new chaff collector vs old

Rich rich-mail at octoxol.com
Mon Jan 11 16:33:07 CST 2010

You are correct.  Bright shiny chaff collector is a critical part of 
temperature control and heat energy containment.

J.W.Bullfrog wrote:
> 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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