American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists

Section F - FACTORY OPERATIONS

 

New approach to sugar drying and cooling.   Powerpoint Presentation
Hafemann, Hartmut and Reinhold Hempelmann*, BMA AG, Braunschweig, Germany
 
Novel design of a continuous centrifugal and its operational benefits.  Powerpoint Presentation
Geyer, Irma1* and Hans J. Schmidt2, 1BMA AG, Braunschweig, Germany and 2BMA America Inc., Aurora, IL.
 
Influence of sugar end syrup pH on overall color rise in the sugar end and color of molasses produced.
Rhoten, Christopher D., Amalgamated Sugar Company, LLC, Mini-Cassia Factory, Paul, Idaho.
 
Cossette quality and the impact this has on factory operations. Powerpoint Presentation
Rogers, Galan M., The Amalgamated Sugar Company, Paul, ID
 
Biobased products: Opportunities and challenges in the sugar industry.                       
Chudasama, Arvind, Informa Agra, Telephone House, UK
 
Pneumatic Conveying in Sugar Production.
Thorn, Jonathan, MAC Equipment, Inc., Kansas City, MO
 
Influence of thin juice pH management on thick juice color in a factory utilizing weak cation thin juice softening.
Rhoten, Christopher D., Amalgamated Sugar Company, LLC, Mini-Cassia Factory, Paul, Idaho
 
Process solids separation on raw juices.
Klinger, Blake, Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative, Renville, MN
 
Results and experiences with the new Putsch PKF NG.
Patullo, Chris L., American Crystal Sugar Company, Hillsboro, ND
 
Utilization of beet sugar factory resources for production of Algal Biodiesel.
Kochergin, Vadim1*, Mark Suhr2 and Christian Lohrey1, 1Audubon Sugar Institute, LSU AgCenter, St. Gabriel, LA and 2MS Processes Intl., LLC, Hutchinson, MN
 
Design of clarifiers with turbulence reduction devices.
Kochergin, Vadim* and Cy Gaudet, Audubon Sugar Institute, LSU AgCenter, St. Gabriel, LA.
 
Restoring the operational capacity of a coupled-loop molasses desugarization separator.
Groom, David1*, Heather Jarski1, Terry McGillivray1 and Mike Goettel2, 1American Crystal Sugar Company, Moorhead, MN and 2American Crystal Sugar Company, Hillsboro, ND.
 

Solids removal from the flume water system Phase V.  Powerpoint Presentation
Rogers, Galan M.*, Thomas T. Dolecheck and Karen M. Cummings, The Amalgamated Sugar Company, Paul, ID.

 
Performance of factory anaerobic contactors operated with and without pre-acidification (PA) of feed to the contactors and comparison to bench PA trials under different conditions.
Samaraweera, Indrani S.1*, Terry McGillivray1, Mike Goettel2, Sheldon Seaborn3 and Dennis Burthwick4, 1American Crystal Sugar Company, Moorhead, MN, 2American Crystal Sugar Company, Hillsboro, ND, 3American Crystal Sugar Company, East Grand Forks, MN and 4American Crystal Sugar Company, Moorhead, MN.
 

A comparison of anion concentrations across carbonation at the five valley factories of American Crystal Sugar Company.
Jarski, Heather R.* and Terry D. McGillivray, American Crystal Sugar Company, Moorhead, MN.

 
Determination of oleanolic acid based saponin removal by the wastewater treatment system at Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative.
Knieper, Louis H., Ron Kawlewski and Jeffrey L. Carlson*, Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative, Renville, MN.
 
Strong and Flexible Thermal and Environmental Coupling Between Pulp Drying and Sugar Process.  Powerpoint Presentation
Vidal, Olivier1* and Olivier Deur2, 1MAGUIN SAS, Charmes, France and 2MAGUIN SAS, Serville, France.
 
Initial Results and first impressions with the Turbofilter
Silva, Marcelo Moreira de1, and Eduardo Ieda2*, 1Mecat Filtracoes Industriais, Goias 74 423-970, Brazil and 2MECAT, Sao Paulo 14 701-200, Brazil
 
Steam drying of beet pulp in Japan and latest development of the technology.
Larsen, Kasper Gehl1, Fumio Kikuchi2 and Arne S. Jensen1*, 1EnerDry ApS, Virum, Denmark and 2Nitten Beet Sugar Co., Japan
 
Additives and Processing Aids Evolving Requirements for Food Safety
Magazine, Frank J.1*, Julie Vaughn Biege2, Omar Fuentes1, Eric Keyes1
1Emerald Foam Control, 311 Cleveland Place, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82007 and
2Emerald Performance Materials, 2020 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
 
Clarification of high strength wastewater using dissolved air floatation technology.
Cornelius, Gary*, Glenn Augustine, Todd Maurice and Ron Kawlewski, Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative, Renville, MN