These systems monitor the temperature, roast cycle time, first crack and second crack data during roasting from various sensors.
Some profile systems may optionally record the roast profiles, and automatically apply pre-recorded profiles in other roast cycles.
Digital applications in roasting technologies
Digital applications are used during the production of coffee in accordance with the requirements of users and production facilities.
Coffee quality, amount of production, stages between product input and packaging, etc., are pursued and controlled by these applications.
Coffee roasters use many digital applications of which some are simple to control the basic operations and some are advanced to control detailed roasting process steps with high technology.
Today, operations such as monitoring and adjustment of inner drum temperature, hot air flow, burner flame hight, cycle time, roasting profile and status alarm are controlled by digital devices in standard manual machines.
In advanced applications, all the stages of full automatic PLC roasting (weighing and loading the coffee into the drum, setting and applying the profile, discharging the drum, cooling, directing coffee to stoner or silos) are digitally controlled and run.
Moreover, options as technical service and monitoring of full facility process steps even with mobile devices may be added to advanced digital applications.