American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists
Proceedings from the 31st Biennial Meeting
February 28 - March 3, 2001
Vancouver, BC
   
Factory Operations - Oral Presentations
 Chemistry & Inst.  Factory Operations
 
Poster Sessions
Operations
     
SECTION D -Chemistry and Instrumentation
 
Ion chromatographic determination of cations in sugar beet process samples.
     D. E. Rearick and Cheri R. McKay
 47 
   
Overview of the development and application of near infrared spectroscopy at American Crystal Sugar Company.
     Beverly J. Jacobson, Joseph H. Wallevand, Terry D. McGillivray and C. Gary Fischer
  54
   
Uses of total organic carbon and inorganic carbon analysis in the sugar beet factory.
     Jeffrey L. Carlson, Upasiri Samaraweera and Ken A. Kubat
61
   
Investigation of real time sugar detection in boiler feed and cooling waters.
     Gary Wein
65
   
Concentration measurement for continuous boiling processes.
     Karl-Heinz Theisen, Klemens Senkowski and Tim Diringer
78
 
The bactericidal effect of hop derived I3-acids.
     Mike Fowers
79
   
SECTION F -Factory Operations
   
Fluidized-bed steam dryers. Steam drying of sugar beet pulp; operational, environmental and energy impacts as a result ofthe installation.
     M. R. Suhr
85
   
Steam drying of beet pulp; Background for the new design; Energy saving; Beet pulp as the only fuel.
     A. S. Jensen
102
 
The Fractal Softener.
     M. Kearney, L. Velasquez, K Petersen, M. Mumm, and B. Jacob
109
   
New generation of molasses chromatographic separators using FAST technology.
     H. Paananen and F. Rousset
115
   
Industrial performance ofthe mechanical vapor recompression and multiple-effect evaporator system: successful operation and significant reduction in steam usage.
     J. M. Hude and J. D. Pope
124
   
Evaluation ofemerging technologies: Importance of correct analytical procedures.
     V. Kochergin, S. Olmstead and W. Jacob
137
   
Adding soda ash to the main limer, not as odd as you might think.
     J. L. Carlson and U Samaraweera
143
   
Bench scale studies to evaluate the effectiveness of several biocides and chemicals with comparisons to factory trials.
     I. S. Samaraweera, C. G. Fischer, D. L. Rheault, W. J Colonna and L. Buschette
145
   
Benefits for a beet handling system by polymer assisted mud removal in a flume clarifier.
     O. Fuentes, R O. Hatch, J. Emmons and A. S. Grzemski
161
   
Practical experiences with the new extended program of BMA pulp presses.
     U. J. Schwanke
171
   
Successful introduction of a new generation of batch centrifugals.
     R. Hempelmann
177
   
World largest tower diffuser from BWS -Buckau-Wolf system.
     M. Makina
189
   
Cooperative R&D in the sugar industry.
     V. Kochergin
199
   
Real-time monitoring ofindustrial processes provides improved control capability.
     Jay Creiglow, William Stewart, Nigel Mohammed and Monica Keil
205
   
Ion balance and pH changes of juice during evaporation.
     Upasiri Samaraweera, Jeffrey L. Carlson and Ken A. Kubat
209
   
Use of coal ash generated at Minn-Dak for soil stabilization at a sugarbeet-piling site.
     Jeffrey L. Carlson, Pete W. Jensen, John Groneman, Parker J. Thilmony, Melanie G. Niday and Jon Scharf
211
   
Control of odors in the sugar beet processing industry.
     Terry L. Robbins and Clovis E. Sarmento
219
   
Review of start up and first year of operation of Rogers Sugar Taber wastewater treatment plant.
     Jan With and Eugene T. Natrasany
229
   
Operational and economic considerations ofusing a belt press for dewatering soil washed from sugarbeets.
     Dennis L. Kallstrom, Jeffrey L. Carlson, David P. Gruenuich and David O. Larson
243
   
Building trust with state and local government environmental agencies.
     Joel C. Smith
249
   
Communicating with the public on environmental issues.
     Joel C. Smith
253
   
Survival of pathogenic bacterial organisms in challenge studies of fine granulated sugar.
     Indrani S. Samaraweera, Lynn Buschette and Diane L. Rheault
257
 
Tightening the links in your supply chain to improve profitability and enhance customer satisfaction.
     Terry P. Cawley
271
   
Major factory expansion addresses environmental, labor and energy.
     Mark Suhr
277
   
Sugar Quality Forum
     Moderator: Charlie Schmalz
301
   
Future directions for the sugar beet industry.
     Joint Forum. Moderator: Vic Jaro
305
   
POSTER SESSION -Operations
   
Liquid Filter Eliminates Maintenance & Downtime.
     Gideon Brunn
343
   
Ultrafiltration of beet diffusion juice using spiral and tubular polymeric membranes.
     Anthony C. Eringis, Imran M. Jaferey and Lorraine F. Attridge
345
   
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