Roastery, Lab & Home
Efficient and expertly designed, the Arc 800 is the premier small-batch drum roaster for the specialty coffee industry. The Arc is capable of back-to-back roasting, day after day; a true workhorse. Ideal for a small retail coffee roasting business or the serious hobby roaster.
High-quality materials and custom-fabricated parts provide the Arc 800 with its durability and distinct aesthetic. Its carbon steel drum allows for maximum insulation and heat retention. Arc 800 is built standard with fast 3mm RTD probes for BT, ET, MET and incoming air and control over gas, airflow, and drum speed to ensure responsiveness and consistency. Compatible with Cropster and Artisan roasting software. Cooling tray has a dedicated fan to allow back-to-back roasting during cooling and rapid cooling. Maintenance is easy with quick access to the chaff bin, exhaust hose, and under-drum catch tray.
Arc S Sample Roaster
Designed by specialty coffee importers, used in labs across the globe, and your answer to an accurate sample roasting system. The efficient carbon steel closed-drum allows the roaster complete gas and airflow control, mimicking production roast outcomes. Its modular design is meant to grow with your business. Start with one and add up to three more barrels, each operating independently on the same gas and airflow line.
Green coffee buying requires accurate sample roasting. Why put that decision in the hands of a machine that doesn’t provide roast data or represent your production roasting environment.
WHY ARC ROASTERS?
Arc roasters are fully-featured coffee roasters designed around the needs and demands of coffee buyers and small-scale commercial coffee roasters. Equipped with fast 3mm RTD probes and complete control over gas, airflow, and drum speed, Arc roasters are built with consistency and durability in mind.
Here at Showroom Coffee and Arc Roaster, we are a team of specialty coffee importers that began developing supply chain tools for ourselves and our quality lab in 2010. We believe that tools built for use at origin and in our own quality control lab must be small in capacity, flexible for different sample sizes, and affordable. Out of this mission, the Arc S roaster was designed and built.
Dan Shafer, Director of Quality Control, took sketches from his notebook during travels to coffee labs and created the design for what is now the Arc S Sample Roaster. Showroom Coffee co-founder, Taylor Mork, linked relationships with mechanical engineers and specialty coffee roasters to turn the ideas and drawings into a reality.
We stand proudly behind our products, and daily we use both the Arc 800 and a 3 barrel Arc S Sample Roaster in our sister company’s importing and quality control lab.
TEST DRIVE AN ARC
We’ve partnered with co-roasting and coffee lab spaces through the U.S. and a growing list of Latin American countries to give you a chance to roast on an Arc roaster before you make the switch. Email us or reach out directly to set up an appointment:
‘After some online research, I settled on the Arc 800 sold by Crop to Cup. I asked to visit Brooklyn to see the roaster in action and Maya was more than willing to spend time with me to walk through the unit, share her team’s tips on using it successfully and place an order for me. Once it arrived, the instructions were clear and precise.’
-Brian Niles, House Cup Roasters
‘I spent the weekend building out a little roastery in the basement of my home. I got my Arc Roaster set up and seasoned and my first batch of Ethiopian Uraga Guji perfectly roasted. I have been in the machining and manufacturing business for the past 36 years. I have owned my own business for most of that time, providing precision machined parts and assemblies to primarily the medical industry. To be very honest I was more than impressed with the build quality of this roaster. The build quality, fit and finish is exceptional.’
– Steve Kingdon, Papa Java Coffee Company
I am an Authorized Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) trainer. I have personally purchased three ARC roasters to use for training in my roasting courses. The roasters have worked perfectly. The ARC does a great job and has all of the variables for a perfect roast. With the ease of use, many of my students, some of which already have roasting companies, have purchased the ARC after using them in the course. I have to say it was definitely a great choice for me. I am so happy to have chosen ARC. A great machine and a generous company.
– Scotty Meades, Authorized SCA Trainer
Coffee Quality Laboratory is an independent coffee testing lab and consulting company. Our team of Q Graders and technicians conduct testing and evaluation of coffee in all forms with clients of all sizes. We have nearly 50 years of combined experience on a variety of small roasters from manufactures like Jabez Burns, HotTop, Coffee PRO, Probat, Buckeye, Fuji Royal, and Coffee-Tech.
Our business REALLY researched the Arc and purchased one in August 2017. We were instantly thrilled with our choice. The machine has a beautiful design with superior build and finish compared to units costing 2-3x as much. Set up was extremely easy. The Arc reminded us of the $12,000 Coffee Discovery when it came to airflow and flame control… but was even better!
Eric Svensson, Owner & Director at Coffee Quality Laboratory
Is Customer Support available for Arc roasters?
Arc Roasters are designed to be intuitive and easy to maintain. Each customer receives a detailed user manual and membership in the Arc owners group, both great resources as you get started. The Showroom Coffee team, as both manufacturers and sellers of the Arc roaster line, are intimately familiar with the design and operation of the roasters. When general questions or other needs arise, our service team is available by email and phone for customers around the world. We always strive for a quick, detailed response to our customers, and, although repairs are rarely needed, we stock most parts in New York. Contact us for questions or support.
Do you ship worldwide?
Arc Rosters ship globally. For customers in the US, Canada and Mexico, we ship from our warehouse in New York by LTL truck, but air freight is also available (contact us). For shipping to Latin America, we ship via air freight from our warehouse in Brooklyn. To see estimated shipping costs, visit the Global Shipping page.
For customers in other countries we ship from our factory in Shanghai via air or ocean freight. Contact us for a shipping quote using the form below.
Is there a discount available for coffee producers?
We offer a discount on Arc roasters for coffee producers. If you’re a coffee producer or exporter, Contact Us using the form below for a custom quote for you including a producer discount. For an estimate of air freight costs to you, visit our Global Shipping page.
Can you convert units to LNG?
We recommend LPG/propane for most situations, however Arc Roasters can be modified to roast on LNG (instead of LPG/propane) if needed. Please take note that most LNG service at residential and commercial locations do not provide adequate pressure. Before deciding to roast with an Arc on LNG, we suggest that you work with a gas plumber to ensure that your pressure can reach at least 30mbar pressure.
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