Monitoring juice hold-up in a cane diffuser bed using electrical conductivity – evaluation on a plant scale

Diana Maritza Segura Angel; David Love; Paul Jensen; Paulo Seleghim The extraction of sucrose in a sugarcane diffuser depends on the percolation rate of juice through the cane bed. High...

Beet washing in the French way

Burkhard Bartels; Thomas Dhermy; Fabien Majchrzak Beet washing is often considered to be of secondary priority compared with other stations of the beet sugar process. But it is as important...

Evolution of demand for sugar in Poland

Piotr Szajner The accession of Poland to the EU resulted in significant changes in market regulations, and this had an important impact on the Polish sugar industry. The growth rate...

Untersuchungen an einem Verdampfungskristallisationsturm (VKT) während der Dicksaftkampagne 2018

Kornel Hulak; Jan Iciek; Radosaw Gruska   Die Betriebsparameter eines Verdampfungskristallisationsturms (VKT) von BMA wurden untersucht, um die gewünschte Kristallgrößenverteilung zu erreichen. Der Einfluss der Eigenschaften des Kristallfußmagmas und die Menge...

Exploitation of somaclonal variations for improvement of sugar recovery in sugarcane

Muhammad Tahir Khan; Nighat Seema; Imtiaz Ahmed Khan; Shafquat Yasmine   Somaclonal variations present an excellent approach to introduce genetic diversity in sugarcane. Somaclones of NIA-2010, a high yielding variety with...

Report from tests on the conditions and results of work of vertical continuous evaporating crystallizer (VKT) during the juice campaign 2018

Kornel Hulak; Jan Iciek; Radosaw Gruska   The operating parameters of a vertical evaporating crystallization tower (VKT) of BMA are studied to obtain a predetermined sucrose crystal size distribution. The influence...
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