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Stages and Measurements

This article explains how to customize your Processes by utilizing Stages, enabling you to closely monitor each Batch.

Stages and Measurements are available for the following products

  • Origin

What are Stages?

Stages are the steps taken while processing a batch of coffee. Stages are created as a part of the Processes.

Adding Stages to Processes

By following the steps below you can add Stages to Processes:

  1. Log into the online platform C-sar.
  2. Navigate to Origin on the main menu bar. 
  3. Select Processes
  4. Click on +Add process on the top right side of the page. 
  5. Navigate to the bottom of the Add process page and click on +Add stage
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  6. Enter/Select the following information:
    • Stage type: If none correctly describes your stage, select Other.
    • Target duration: How long the stage should take in terms of minutes, hours or days.
    • Stage name (Optional): If you wish to have a different name appear for the stage.
  7. Click on Update process to submit.

Please take note of the following limitations:

  • Stages need to be defined on the process before they appear on a batch.
  • Adding a stage to a process does not add that stage to pre-existing batches.
  • Removing a stage from a process does not remove that stage from pre-existing batches.
  • If you change which process a batch is using, the stages on that batch will not change.

Viewing Stages

By following the steps below you can view Stages

  1. Log into the online platform C-sar.
  2. Navigate to Origin on the main menu bar.
  3. Select Batches. You will be directed to the Batches overview page
  4. Locate the ID tag of the Batch you wish to view the stage of.  
  5. Click on the Screenshot 2024-04-23 at 16.30.33 Stages icon on the right side of the page. 
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    💡 The Stages icon will also appear on top right side of the Batch details page: 
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Editing Stages

By following the steps below you can edit Stages

  1. Click on the EditIcon (4)-png Edit button next to the Stage you wish to edit.
  2. Each stage has the following fields available:

    • Location
    • Start date and time
    • End date and time
  3. While editing a stage, you can also add measurements by pressing the +Add measurement button.
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  4. Select the Measurement type from these options:
    • pH
    • Brix
    • Moisture content
    • Humidity
    • Temperature
    • Weight
  5. Click Update to submit.

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Congratulations! You are now ready to customize your Processes by utilizing Stages.

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