jbviau Senior Member Joined: 12 Jul 2010 Posts: 711 Location: Pembroke Pines, FL Expertise: I love coffee
Grinder: Preciso / LIDOs Drip: Trifecta MB / Eva Solo...
Posted Wed Nov 14, 2012, 8:56am Subject: Re: Grinder Assessment Using Sieves
This should be fun. I have a Fisher 850-micron sieve, too--wrote about it here a while back (with pics).
I think that 30 seconds isn't enough vibration. I think on MPE Chicago's site, they mention requiring a 5-minute vibration. Just shaking 5g samples until the resulting amount in the pan stabilized took several minutes.
Did you really achieve "stabilization," as you said? In my limited experience sieving I found that the more I shook the more coffee passed through the sieve (hence the need for a more consistent method of agitation), but then again I never went at it for more than a minute.
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.