American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists
Proceedings from the 31st Biennial Meeting
February 28 - March 3, 2001
Vancouver, BC
Proceedings from Operations Section

Oral Presentations
 Chemistry & Inst.  Factory Operations
Poster Sessions
Operations
     
SECTION D -Chemistry and Instrumentation
 
Design improvements in Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative's beet quality laboratory
increases sample throughput and lowered construction costs
.
   A. Miranowsky and J. L. Carlson
 27 
   
Analyzing dextran in the sugar industry: A review of dextran in the factory and a
new analytical technique
.
   M. l Opelka, J. S. Rauh and J. A. Cuddihy, J
29
   
Evaluating the condition of ion exchange resins used for molasses desugarization.
   D. E. Rearick. D Patterson and M. Auth
 41 
   
Characterization of raffinates from chromatographic separation
   M A Godshall, J R Vercellotti, E. Rearick and R. S. Blanco
 46 
   
Biocide synergy: reducing costs and losses through physical and chemical interactions.
   M. Fowers and L. E. Lloyd
 47 
 
SECTION F -Factory Operations
   
Steamdrying and beet pulp pressing.
   A. S. Jensen
53
   
Effectiveness of available biocides on microbes present in the diffusions system at Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative.
   S. Benson and J. L. Carlson
61
 
A new era in sugar factory supplier alliances.
   CD. Mon·ison and R W. Strickland
62
   
Applications of engineered fractals in the sugar industry.
   M. Kearney, V. Kochergin, K. Petersen, M. Mumm, W. Jacob and L. Velasquez
63
   
The secondary market for process equipment and technology in the beet sugar industry.
   G. P. Epstein
67
   
Experience with slow conditioning of white sugar in the concrete silos.
   M. Johson and V. Kochergin
69
   
Drying of beet pulp in pressurized superheated steam- Further developments.
   V. Andersson
74
   
Tower 2000: A new tower extraction concept.
   D. Bosse and R. Hempelmann
75
   
Prelimer suspended solids can be separated.
   L. Norman, G. Garica, V. Salzman, F. Cabrerea, T. Charboneau and K. Stewart
87
   
Preparation for an actual application of mechanical vapor recompression evaporation in the sugar beet industry.
   J.D. Pope and J. K. Manno
97
   
Sugars™ program update for Windows- beet sugar.
   W. L. Weiss
105
   
Expansion of the existing graining system to a 3-stage batch process as an optimal solution to produce coarse sugar (MA: 1.0- 1.5 mm) without loss of production capacity.
   P. Zagers and D.P. Vermeulen
121
   
Flume water clarification: An integrated systems analysis.
   M. J. Opelka, J. S. Rauh and J. A Cuddihy, Jr
133
   
Developing compatible cooling water treatment program for sugar mill operations.
   G. Hamlin, K. Garwick, J. Valmus and G. We
145
   
Lime covering on beet piles.
   C. L. Duncan, R. Haase and G. Garcia
146
   
Wet scrubber stack emission test results from the new triple-pass pulp dryer at the Hillsboro factory of American Crystal Sugar Company.
   S. J. Selle, M. Hohl, F. A Heinbaugh, B. Carlson and 0. Deur
147
   
Ammonia and nitrate removal from wastewater at Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative
with a nitrification-denitrification system

   J. L. Carlson, P Jensen and D. Kallstrom
155
   
Constructed wetland treatment of sugar beet wastewater.
   P. A. Anderson
157
   
Economic aspects of raw juice chromatographic purification.
   V. Kochergin and W Jacob
167
   
Increases in pH during beet-juice evaporation causes and cures.
   J. L. Carlson, U. Samaraweera and K A Kubat
173
   
Review of the two year operational history of a reverse osmosis system concentrating beet molasses chromatographic separator etlluent.
   M. E. Grigus
174
   
Presentation of the FAST separation technology.
   G. Hyoky, H. Paananen, G. Cornelius and M. Cotillon
175
 
Novel characteristics of the ARi coupled loop chromatography process.
   M. Kearney, V. Kochergin, K Petersen, M. Mumm, L. Velasquez and W. Jacob
187
   
ISEP ion exchange technology in Thin Juice softening; commercial plant experience.
   G. l Rossiter, R. U. Seneviratne and R. M. Scarborough
191
   
Experiences with a Balcke-Durr falling film plate evaporators- System EV APplus
   D. Hawkins, K Niepoth and B. Morgenroth
203
   
Environmental Forum -
   Shawn Sullivan, Leader
217
   
Continuous Pans Forum--
   Chris Rhoten, Leader
221
   
POSTER SESSION -Operations
   
Modification of the procedure for measuring amino-N in brei extracts in the beet
quality lab

   W. J. Colonna and C. G. Fischer
227
   
Comparison of the effectiveness of biotechnology products for the reduction of
biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and odor in sugarbeet wastewater
.
   K A. Dole and J. R. Murnik
231
   
Process performance of high capacity centrifugals.
   G. C. Grimwood
233
   
Reducing energy consumption in beet factories: The European experience and its application to North America.
   P. D. Thompson
235
   
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