Unit Operations in Cane Sugar Production, Volume 4

1st Edition

Authors: J.H. Payne
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444421043
eBook ISBN: 9781483289755
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st August 1982
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Table of Contents


Preface


Acknowledgments


Chapter 1. Factory Control


Procedures


Schedule for Measuring, Sampling and Analysis


Daily Report Form


Weekly Report Form


Recovery and Loss Form


Chapter 2. Cane Cleaning


Thinning


Rock, Gravel and Sand Removal


Schematic Diagram


Washing


Fibrous Trash Removal


Operation


Cane Salvager


Efficiency of Cleaning


Water Reuse


Waste Disposal


Losses


References


Chapter 3. Milling


Cane Preparation


Two-Roll Crushers


Mills


Feeding Devices


Overfeed Roll


Underfeed Roll


Pressure Feeder


Two-Roll Feeder


Grooving


Circumferential Grooves


Juice (Messchaert) Grooves


Chevron Grooves


Operation


Mill Settings


Maceration


Hydraulic Loading


Speed


General Effects


Control


Juice Density Curves


Mill Juice Curve, Graph


References


Chapter 4. Diffusion


Introduction


Cane Preparation


Juice Displacement


Silver Ring Diffuser


Diagram, Silver Ring Diffuser


Diffuser Gradients, Graph


Bagasse Dewatering


Press Juice Treatment


Press Juice Percolation, Graph


Operation


Permeability Bed Depth and Diffuser Speed


Diffuser Flow Balance, Graph


Cell Rupture


Draft and Dilution


Press Return
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Description

An indispensable, practical guide for everyone involved in the processing of sugar cane. Confined to essentials, the book is a compact and concise delineation of the unit processes in the manufacture of raw sugar from sugar cane, giving recommended procedures for achieving optimum results.


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Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 1982
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9781483289755
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444421043

About the Authors

J.H. Payne Author