[Homeroast] Bulk Grinder for Drip

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 10:25:01 CDT 2010


For those interested here is a picture of the Bunn burr cut.
http://www.etundra.com/Burr_Set_Kit-P16741.html

On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Edward Bourgeois
<edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ed
> Here is a link with picture.
> http://www.cw-usa.com/parts-grindmaster-commercial-grinding-burr-set.html
>  I'm not sure if Grindmaster calls them crushing burrs but that's been
> the term generally used. They definitely have a different design.
> Ed B.
>
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 10:30 AM, Ed Needham <beans at homeroaster.com> wrote:
>> "I then found that Grindmasters use crushing burrs where Bunn uses cutting
>> burrs."
>> Ed, just curious where you got this information.  It's been a while since I
>> looked into grinders, but in the past, Bunn grinders were all made by
>> Grindmaster here in Louisville and were no different than other Grindmaster
>> and rebranded grinders made by Grindmaster.  Things may have changed, but
>> this is the first I've ever heard of a 'crushing grinder' except for the big
>> industrial roller grinders.
>> What would a crushing grinder burr look like? vs. a cutting burr?  I've only
>> seen the cutting burrs, flat and conical.  Of course the cheapie Walmart
>> burr grinders are not sharp and pretty much crush more than cut, but we're
>> not talking about those.
>> *********************
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>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Edward Bourgeois"
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>> Sent: Monday, June 28, 2010 10:21 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Bulk Grinder for Drip
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>>
>>> I got hold of a Grindmaster shortly after I build my roaster for the
>>> occasional need to grind a bag for a customer. I then found that
>>> Grindmasters use crushing burrs where Bunn uses cutting burrs. I've
>>> been looking for a steal on a used Bunn with burrs in great condition
>>> but no luck yet. I thought I would then try some sifting and
>>> comparisons and keep the one I preferred. This topic has come up a few
>>> times on H-B and it has been thought that the Bunn cutting burrs are a
>>> better choice. I've also asked about what has been used in Europe over
>>> time for coffee as we see many espresso grinders but much fewer coffee
>>> examples. The Mahlkoenig and Ditting are what come to mind. I've tried
>>> to find out if Mazzer did a coffee grinder or had a different burr set
>>> but it seems they don't. In the US we see lots of commercial coffee
>>> grinders but why so few from other countries? What is traditionally
>>> used in the rest of world for grinding coffee in commercial settings?
>>> Some hand mills definitely have courser burr cuts than others but are
>>> great for a dripper but not designed for grinding larger quantities..
>>> --
>>> Ed Bourgeois aka farmroast
>>> Amherst MA.
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