[Homeroast] Behmor drum suddenly not rotating
john at chocolatealchemy.com
Wed Apr 13 13:28:04 CDT 2016
If the motor is working (how do you know?) then it sounds like the
coupling has become detached from the shaft. It is 'just' a matter for
reattaching it. Probably the screw and nut come out. No spare parts needed.
On 4/13/2016 9:02 AM, Claus Thøgersen wrote:
> This morning I started a roast with my more than 6 year old Behmor roaster. It had woasted fine last evening.
> Everything sounded ok, however maybe 8 to 10 years into the roast it started to smell very burnt.
> It turned out that the drum did not rotate but everything else is working ok. The motor works, but the drum is not rotating.
> Since I live in Denmark spare parts will have to be imported from the US, and I will have to find a person that can change the motor if this is the solution.
> With a more than 6 year old roaster I am concerned about the life of the rest of the roaster. Unfortunately there are few alternatives for the Behmor available in Europe currently. I do not know if Behmor is going to get the EU certification for the new model that they are going to release soon, but I hope so.
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