American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists
Proceedings from the 32rd Biennial Meeting
February 16 - March 1, 2003
San Antonio, Texas
Factory Operations - Oral Presentations
 Chemistry & Inst.  Factory Operations
 
Factory Operations - Forums
Operations
     
SECTION D -Chemistry and Instrumentation
 
Comparison of two methods of volatile analysis for determining the causes of off-odors in white beet sugars -SPME and headspace.
     Mary An Godshall, Casey Grimm, Sara Moore and Rebecca Batista
     1 
   
Chemistry of Storage Problems Encountered with Molasses Desugarization Extract.
American Crystal Sugar Company.
     David R. Groom, Terry D. McGillivray, James H. Heggeness and Indrani S. Samaraweera
  3
   
Microbes and Extract Storage. American Crystal Company.
     Indrani S. Samaraweera, Diane L. Rheault, David R. Groom and Lynn Buschette
19
   
Sucrose Solubility Coefficients for Extract Derived Molasses and Target Molasses Purities.
American Crystal Sugar Company.

     Terry McGillivray, James Heggeness, David Groom
43
   
Qualitative and quantitative differences between beet and cane sugar colorants.
     Mary An Godshall and SPRl GROUP
51
 
Significance of the ratio color/non-sugars in sugar end operations.
     P. Thompson and P. Fry
53
   
Real Time Process Control-Management Systems for the Sugar Industry.
     B.-Chris Schulze and Mark Suhr
61
   
Development of microwave concentration measurement for the sugar industry from 1996 to 2003.
     Karl-Heinz Theisen and Tim Diringer
77
   
The results of using an in line color analyzer directly after the white centrifugal station.
     Mark Suhr, GleIll1 Augustine and Ron Kawlewski
83
 
Microbial risk assessment: pathogen challenge evaluations of granulated and liquid sugar.
     Michael J. Fowers
97
   
SECTION F -Factory Operations
   
Bench Studies and Factory Trails with the use of the Beta Hop Acid Beta Stab lOA.
     American Crystal Sugar Company.

     Indrani S. Samaraweer, Lynn Buschette, Diane L. Rheault and David Noble
103
   
Pilot-scale thick juice decolorization using fractal equipment.
     Vadim Kochergin, Tim Pryor and William Jacob
125
   
Scales in Evaporators.
     Hans J.Praus
133
   
Cleaning regimes used in falling film plate evaporators.
     Mark Suhr and Dr.-Ing. Bernd-Christoph Schulze
135
   
Industrial Evaluation of Surfactant Effects on Vacuum Pans and its Correlation with Crystal Formation and Purity.
     Omar Fuentes, Joseph Sestak and John Schaeefer
151
   
Meet at the Interface "Beet Quality" and "Sugar Processing"
     M. L. Willems and I. Dewaele .
159
   
Shoulder Coverings for Sugar Beet Storage Piles in Alberta.
     Peter J. Regitnig, Jennifer 1. Nitschelm, Andrew Lleweiyn-Jones
169
   
Bioengineering methods for improving pond performance.
     John M. Helge, Scott A. Niswander and Tom D. Charboneau
175
   
Community Air Quality Improvement Plan: Effects on a Sugar Beet Processing Facility.
     Dean C. DeLorey
203
   
Effective Beet Cleaning with Newly Designed Rock Catcher.
     Dieter Mergner and Martin Herrmann
219
   
Applications ofdecanter centrifugals in the beet sugar process.
     Mark R. Suhr and Phil Thompson
221
   
Low-energy pulp drying in a high-capacity Fluidized-Bed Steam Dryer.
     Lothar Krell, Reinhold Hempelmann and Thomas Moerle-Heynisch
233
   
Steamdrying of Beet Pulp. Development of rebuilding old dryers.
     Arne S. Jensen
241
   
An on-line autotitrator for measuring juice hardness.
     Joseph H. Wallevand, David R. Groom, Tony A. Heinbaugh And Larry T. Carlson
249
   
Weak Cation Exchange Softening: Long Term Experience and Recent Developments.
     M. Kearney and D. E. Rearick
257
   
Experiences in Operating a Sulfur Furnace at Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative.
     Brent Muehlberg, John Haugen, Upasiri Samaraweera and Jeffrey L. Carlson
265
   
Filtomate successful application in thick juice in European sugar factories.
     Effie Schwartz
273
   
Thick juice storage and reprocessing -a viable strategy.
     P. Thompson and Mark Suhr
299
 
Molasses Filtration using a Putsch Filter Press.
     Eric Ekern
301
   
Massecuite conditioning, how to improve low raw massecuite curing.
     Rob Sanders and Christophe Pelletan
305
   
Latest Experiences with newly developed sugar drying and cooling systems.
     Burkhard Bartels, Hartmut Hafemann and Gerald Caspers
319
   
Raffinate regeneration of Ion-exchange softeners in the Beet Sugar Industry.
     Franyois Rousset, Marc-Andre Theoleyre, Francis Gula and Michael Saska
329
   
OPERATIONS FORUMS
   
Managing Security for the Food Supply 343
Physical Security for the Food Processors 365
The Future of Research and Development in the Sugar Industry 382
Sugar Processing Research Around the World 389
The 2002 Bioterrorism Act and FDA Security Guidelines 395
   
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