[Homeroast] Bulk Grinder for Drip
doughoople at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 13:29:52 CDT 2010
"What is traditionally used in the rest of world for grinding coffee in
Dittings, for the most part, from what I've seen. And, IIRC, Ditting is now
a part of Mahlkoenig.
On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 7:21 AM, Edward Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com>wrote:
> 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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