Fluid Bed Coffee Roasters

Fluid Bed Air Roaster

Also known as Hot Air Roasting or Air Roasting

Fluid Bed Coffee Roasters by ASHE Industries, LLC are designed especially for the Estate coffee farm, small processor, or coffee shop. ASHE Fluid Bed Coffee Roasters produce a uniform roast from light through to dark continental at the rate of approximately 1 minute per pound. Fluid Bed Coffee Roasters by ASHE Industries are engineered for many years of trouble free use and ease of operation. Fluid Bed Coffee Roasters by ASHE Industries are designed to withstand the rigors of back to back roasts in a production environment. Fluid Bed Coffee Roasters from ASHE will make your coffee roasting experience an enjoyable affair day after day. Our Fluid Bed Coffee Roasters are easy to maintain and will require only minimal service on an annual basis. Cleaning the air filters and wiping down the stainless surfaces are all that is required. The roast chamber tilt arm assembly is easily removable to allow a thorough cleaning when required. Roasting coffee using ASHE Fluid Bed Coffee Roasters will be an enjoyable experience. Our goal at ASHE Industries, LLC is to make sure you enjoy and find great satisfaction in using our Fluid Bed Coffee Roasters to meet your customers high expectations for great tasting coffee.

Home: The home roasting market is uniquely positioned… (Click To Read More)

The home roasting market is uniquely positioned to benefit from the size and convenience of an ASHE Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster.  Whether just starting out in a home roasting business or established with multiple customers, there is an ASHE roaster that will meet your needs.  An ASHE roasting system can easily be set up in a one car garage, back yard work shed or mounted on casters and rolled outdoors for roasting in rural locations.  Every ASHE Roasting system operates on standard 240, 1 phase voltage, readily available in the United States.  Outside the United States ASHE Coffee Roasters also work great with 220, 1-phase voltage which is more common in the EU, Central America and Asia.     Additionally, learning to use an ASHE fluid bed coffee roaster is simple and quick.   With no experience, you can be roasting the best tasting coffee in a matter of hours.  Our goal is to make coffee roasting easy, fun and profitable.

Coffee Farm: ASHE Coffee Roasters were developed with... (Click To Read More)

ASHE Coffee Roasters were developed with the coffee farmer in mind.  Low maintenance and high throughput are a must in the agricultural environment.  Seasonal requirements for 24 hour, 7-day /week roasting during the harvest season are not a problem for the entire family of ASHE coffee roasters.  Regardless of the roaster capacity, all ASHE roasters are designed and intended to support the demands of continuous roasting.  If you have an organic coffee farm, the ASHE all electric roaster is the perfect choice, as the electric heat source produces clean air that will maintain the integrity of your organic crop.   For low maintenance, high throughput and ease of use, an ASHE coffee Roaster is the perfect choice to roast your signature crop.

Coffee Shops: Coffee shops small and large are the perfect... (Click To Read More)

Coffee shops small and large are the perfect environment for an ASHE roaster.  The all Stainless-Steel construction of the roaster and cooling system is easy to clean and attractive for your customers to see.  Set your coffee shop apart from others with the smell and taste of fresh roasted coffee, which will have customers standing in line for your fresh brew.  The high throughput and efficiency of an ASHE coffee roaster will generate significant savings by allowing you to roast fresh green beans on demand, rather than having to inventory expensive pre-roasted coffee that loses its freshness every day.   Take advantage of the costs savings afforded by vertical integration of your coffee shop and roast your own beans, using an easy to maintain and simple to use ASHE fluid bed coffee roaster.

Commercial Roaster: Commercial Coffee roasters can benefit... (Click To Read More)

Commercial Coffee roasters can benefit from the larger capacity ASHE 10 kg (22 lb) fluid bed coffee roaster, available in 240, 1-phase voltage or 208, 3-phase voltage.  The small footprint of the 10 kg system maximizes utilization of precious floor space in your commercial workspace.  The complete 10 kg System can be installed in a footprint of 10.25 square feet using the standard ASHE recommended layout.  Roasting times can be as low as 15 minutes for a medium roast 10 kg batch, making for a throughput of 40 kg’s of green beans per hour (88 pounds).  The optional ASHE chaff collector effectively extracts chaff as the roast progresses, keeping your roasting area clean.  A five-gallon capacity chaff bucket only requires a once daily clean out, which is quick and easy to accomplish.

Our Models

Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster – 10 LB

The ASHE 10 LB Fluid Bed coffee roaster is our standard base system.  It is used daily by coffee shops, estate coffee farms and specialty coffee roasters. Based on our proven fluid-bed design with over 15 years of field use, the ASHE 10 LB fluid bed coffee roasting system is the perfect choice for small to medium volume coffee shops wanting to offer fresh roasted coffee on a daily basis. The ASHE 10 LB fluid bed coffee roaster is also a work horse for the estate coffee farmer.  Many tons of coffee are roasted annually by coffee farmers who rely on ASHE Fluid bed Coffee Roasting systems perfectly roast their crop.

Standard with all ASHE fluid bed coffee roasters is stainless steel construction of the roast chamber, exterior roaster body, control panel and top plate.  Also included with the standard fluid bed roasting system is the all stainless steel cooling system, digital read out for monitoring bean temperature during the roast, USB PC interface for Roast Profile Logging and bean temperature set point alarm.

Roaster Power Requirements:  240 volt-1 phase, 50 amp

Optional Accessories:

  • Swivel hood Assembly for Chaff Collection
  • Chaff Collection system

Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster – 12 LB

Released as a new configuration in 2016, the ASHE 12 LB Fluid Bed coffee roaster is designed specifically for customers who have 208 volt, 3 phase power at their roasting location.  Many commercial facilities come standard with 208 volt, 3 phase power and our 12 lb system allows you to take advantage of the lower amperage requirements a 3 phase system allows.  The ASHE 12 lb system eliminates the need for a boost transformer that would otherwise be required to obtain 240 volt, 1 phase power that is used on our 10, 15 and 22 lb systems.  Like all our roasters, the 12 lb system is based on our proven fluid-bed design with over 15 years of field use, the ASHE 12 LB fluid bed coffee roasting system is the perfect choice for small to medium volume coffee shops wanting to offer fresh roasted coffee on a daily basis.

Standard with the 12 lb ASHE fluid bed coffee roaster is stainless steel construction of the roast chamber and all exterior body panels.  Also included with the standard 12 lb fluid bed roasting system is the all stainless steel cooling system and digital roast chamber temperature probe for monitoring bean temperature during the roast.

Optional Accessories:

  • USB PC Interface for Roast Profile Logging using Artisan 9.7
  • Swivel hood Assembly for Chaff Collection
  • Chaff Collection system

Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster – 15 LB

The ASHE 15 LB fluid bed coffee roaster is based on our work horse 10 LB Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster with additional engineering improvements to allow efficient roasting of a 15 LB load of green coffee beans.  Roast chamber capacity on the ASHE 15 lb Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster has been increased to accommodate the larger volume of beans.  In addition, heating system wattage and blower capacity on the ASHE 15 lb Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster has also been increased to quickly roast a 15 lb load.  Roast times are approximately 1 minute per pound or less depending on degree of roast desired.

The ASHE 15 LB Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster system comes standard with the following features:

  • Panel mount digital meter for monitoring bean temperature during the roast.
  • All stainless steel ASHE forced air cooling system to quickly cool the fresh roasted beans at the conclusion of the roast.
  • Roast chamber constructed of Stainless Steel with perforated aluminum heat shield
  • All Stainless Steel roaster body, control panel and top plate.
  • Three individually switchable heating elements to customize roast temperatures
  • Air pressure safety system
  • Illuminated control panel status lights.

Roaster Power Requirements:  240 volt-1 phase, 65 amp

Optional Accessories:

  • USB PC Interface for Roast Profile Logging using Artisan 9.7
  • Swivel hood Assembly for Chaff Collection
  • Chaff Collection system

Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster-22 lb (10 kg)

For the high volume coffee shop, estate coffee farm or custom coffee roaster, the ASHE 22 lb Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster is the perfect choice.  Based on our work horse 10 lb fluid bed coffee roaster platform, the ASHE 22 lb (10 kg) Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster is designed for maximum coffee roasting capacity in a compact foot print, no larger than our 10 lb system.

The ASHE 22 lb (10 kg) fluid bed coffee roaster has been engineered with additional roast chamber capacity, increased to accommodate 22 lb load of green coffee beans.  Heating system wattage and blower capacity has been maximized to quickly roast a 22 lb load green.  All new systems ship with high output heating elements to yield roast times of 15-17 minutes.

The ASHE 22 lb (10 kg) Fluid Bed Coffee Roaster comes standard with the following features:

  • Panel mount digital meter for monitoring bean temperature during the roast.
  • USB PC Interface for Roast Profile Logging.  Tested using Artisan 9.7
  • All stainless steel ASHE forced air cooling system to quickly cool the fresh roasted beans at the conclusion of the roast.
  • Roast chamber constructed of Stainless Steel with perforated aluminum heat shield
  • All Stainless Steel roaster body, control panel and top plate.
  • Dual integrated chassis mount air filters for maximum air flow
  • High capacity blower system for optimized fluid bed roasting
  • Three individually switchable heating elements to customize roast temperatures
  • Air pressure safety system
  • Illuminated control panel status lights.

Power Requirements:  240 Volts-1 Phase, 80 Amps.

Optional Accessories:

  • Swivel hood Assembly for Chaff Collection
  • Chaff Collection system

All roasters are configured for your specific needs.

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