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Stainless vs. mild steel, the throw down.

Where to start, where to start.  There are so many different aspects of these two metals that we could talk about but so we don’t bore anyone by making the article 20 pages we will (try)… Read More

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The posts below this one were transfered from our other blog and so the dates that are on the blogs are no longer correct.  Sorry for any confusion.

New green bean bin design.

Just a couple pictures of a green-bean bin we designed and built for a client. The viewing window in the front is an easy way to measure the volume of the green. We can add… Read More

So far so good.

So here are all of the parts as they will sit in the roastery. We still need to put the insulation panels on but we are going to wait until all of the gas and… Read More

Some pictures of the finished (although not bolted together) roaster…

All the major parts of the roaster are done, the blower is here and bolted down and I am putting in the final wires for the control panel. I have included some pictures of the… Read More

A 1,000,000 BTU burner; even a dragon would be jealous.

The main roaster burner is here and the valve train is being constructed, it will be ready by next week. This burner has an upper range of 1,000,000 BTUs, but of course that is something… Read More

Major parts are on their way.

All of the major parts have been ordered and are on their way to the roastery. I have a completion date of January 15th and as everything is so far, I am right on schedule.… Read More

Here We Go Again!

I have started a new project, a 75 lb (34 kg) roaster, I have made some changes to this roaster that I am really excited about. The exciting part about the changes is that none… Read More

The final post for the Australian project.

We ran a couple more batches of coffee through before I left and again it performed exactly how we wanted it to. The tests that we ran demonstrated that this roaster will improve the roast… Read More

It’s Alive…and it roasts coffee.

We roasted our first batch tonight and everything worked perfectly! That being said I am taking the night off from blogging to celebrate the success of our roaster and to get a little sleep. I… Read More

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Stainless vs. mild steel, the throw down.

Where to start, where to start.  There are so many different aspects of these two metals that we could talk about but so we don’t bore anyone by making the article 20 pages we will (try)… Read More

Blog Dates

The posts below this one were transfered from our other blog and so the dates that are on the blogs are no longer correct.  Sorry for any confusion.

New green bean bin design.

Just a couple pictures of a green-bean bin we designed and built for a client. The viewing window in the front is an easy way to measure the volume of the green. We can add… Read More

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The Fluid-Bed Advantage

The most efficient and accurate way to roast, fluid-bed involves almost no moving parts or maintenance. We're constantly in the lab engineering better technologies to integrate into our roasting systems.

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History of Coffee Roasting

Legend has it that goats were the first to discover the joys of coffee, only they--and then the Galla tribe in Ethiopa tending them--chewed the green berries raw….

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Not Just Coffee

Coffee beans are not the only product that can be roasters on a fluid-bed system. All sorts of beans (think cocoa) can roast to perfection, as well as nuts, seeds, and even grains.

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