topbanner.gif
Login
Username

Password




Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Shoutbox
You must login to post a message.

snwcmpr
Offline
· 03/25/2020 11:49 AM
New Rochelle in the news. I think of you every time I hear it. ... Please stay safe.

allenb
OfflineAdmin
· 03/21/2020 7:36 AM
Good morning homeroasters morning Everyone is hopefully staying healthy through this. Hang in there and stay safe!

JackH
OfflineAdmin
· 02/11/2020 1:10 PM
The shoutbox is meant for short announcements and will disappear in time. Please create a post in the forum if you have questions.

jqaman
Offline
· 02/11/2020 9:35 AM
The Behmor lol

snwcmpr
Offline
· 02/10/2020 10:25 AM
CoffeeRoastersClub
is a member.

Users Online
Guests Online: 3

Members Online: 0

Total Members: 6,462
Newest Member: Turtle517
In Memory Of Ginny
Donations

Latest Donations
Anonymous - 5.00
Anonymous - 5.00
renatoa - 2.00
JitterzZ - 2.01
renatoa - 2.00

View Thread

Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
more Capacity out of SR 500
Dann-Oh
Does anyone have any tips for getting more beans into a batch per roast? I feel 100g is on the small side of what I want. We seem to be going through the 100g batches in about 3 days. I can only roast on the weekends and Id like to roast larger batches. Any ideas?
 
oldwasichu
100g is about the limit with making batches on that machine. I typically wait about 3-4 hours for the machine to cool and then make another batch. Typically do 3-4 batches over the weekend and that gets me through the week.
 
renatoa
Why wait to cool? when on popcorn machine, I was running back to back 3-4 batches...
DIY: TO based IR to bean 750g
Moded commercial: Dieckmann RoestMeister, Nesco, popcorn.
TC4ESP, PID controllers, MS6514 USB/Artisan/Apps
Grinder: MBK Feldgrind, mod'ed Porlex to 47 conical burrs, vintage PeDe Dienes
 
oldwasichu
Supposedly you'll shorten the machine life. I have no way to know if it's true or not. Electing not to take the chance.

The other reason to not roast back to back is you'd have to make a slight adjustment to the roast profiles recipe as the unit would start from a warmer point. I routinely dry my beans for 2 minutes at low temp, before starting the roast process in earnest.
Edited by oldwasichu on 03/11/2018 1:05 PM
 
renatoa
Already preheated my popcorn machine, never started the very first roast from environment temperature.
Sure, started with lower temp, about 175C, but not cold. So all roasts were consistent.
DIY: TO based IR to bean 750g
Moded commercial: Dieckmann RoestMeister, Nesco, popcorn.
TC4ESP, PID controllers, MS6514 USB/Artisan/Apps
Grinder: MBK Feldgrind, mod'ed Porlex to 47 conical burrs, vintage PeDe Dienes
 
JitterzZ

Quote

Dann-Oh wrote:

Does anyone have any tips for getting more beans into a batch per roast? I feel 100g is on the small side of what I want. We seem to be going through the 100g batches in about 3 days. I can only roast on the weekends and Id like to roast larger batches. Any ideas?

AlanAdler does 140 grams in his SR500. He also made a nice mod for the roast chamber that effectively turns the sr500 into a spouting bed: http://coffeegeek.com/forums/coffee/h...010#594010
A nice mod here that I'm getting ready to try: https://forum.homeroasters.org/forum/...ad_id=4760(Update: Broke my SR500 chamber trying this. Time to order a new one).
Edited by JitterzZ on 03/13/2019 3:00 PM
 
Jump to Forum:

Similar Threads

Thread Forum Replies Last Post
Increasing Batch Capacity Fluidbed Roaster 14 03/27/2020 10:20 AM
I like my popper but need more capacity Fluidbed Roaster 3 10/06/2019 9:28 PM
Upgrading to Larger Capacity FB Build Fluidbed Roaster 2 12/30/2018 9:39 PM
5400 Watt Air Roaster capacity? Fluidbed Roaster 12 01/29/2018 3:03 PM
Drum- Size and capacity Drum Roasters 11 04/14/2017 7:15 AM
Homeroasters Association Logo, and all Content, Images, and Icons © 2005-2016 Homeroasters Association - Logos are the property of their respective owners.
Powered by PHP-Fusion copyright © 2002 - 2020 by Nick Jones.
Released as free software without warranties under GNU Affero GPL v3.
Designed with by NetriX