American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists

Section D and F - Chemistry Instrumentation and Factory Operations

 

TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS OF SUGAR LOSSES FROM LONG-TERM SUGARBEET STORAGE

 

Jeffrey L. Carlson

Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative, PO Box 500,

83550 County Road 21, Renville, MN 56284

 

EFFECT OF WASHHOUSE MAKEUP AND BLOW-DOWN FLOW ON SUGAR LOSSES FOR NONFROZEN AND FROZEN SUGARBEETS

 

Jeffrey L. Carlson and Ron D. Kawlewski*

Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative, PO Box 500,

83550 County Road 21, Renville, MN 56284

 

BENEFITS OF MAINTAINING HIGH PH IN THE WASH WATER WITH CALCIUM HYDROXIDE

 

Jeffrey L. Carlson

Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative, P.O. Box 500,

83550 County Road 21, Renville, MN 56284-0500

 

SUGAR-END MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS FOR THE METHOD CHOSEN TO MEASURE DRY-SUBSTANCE

 

Jeffrey L. Carlson*, Blake R. Klinger, James Schueller, and Ron D. Kawlewski

Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative, PO Box 500,

83550 County Road 21, Renville, MN 56284

 

ENERGY REDUCTION AT THE MC FACTORY OF THE AMALGAMATED SUGAR COMPANY, LLC 

Stan Case* and Christopher D. Rhoten
The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC,
50 South 500 West, Paul, Idaho 83347 

NEW APPROACHES IN BATCH CENTRIFUGAL DESIGN AND ITS OPERATIONAL BENEFITS

Irma Geyer1* and Hans J. Schmidt2,

1BMA AG, Am Alten Bahnhof 5, 38122 Braunschweig, Germany

 2BMA America Inc., 3127 Wild Meadow Lane, Aurora, IL 60504

 

INFECTION CONTROL USING NATURAL HOP BETA ACIDS,

A FOCUS ON THICK JUICE STORAGE

 

Jason M.  Grech1* and Carl Schoenfelder2

1BetaTec Hop Products, Stanford Park, Stanford Bridge,

Worcestershire, England and 2Hydrite Chemical Co. 300 N. Patrick Blvd.

Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045

  

EVALUATING AND APPLYING WHOLE EFFLUENT TOXICITY (WET) TESTING AND TIE/TRE PROTOCOLS TO IMPROVE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PERFORMANCE AND PERMIT COMPLIANCE

 

Louis H. Knieper1*, Glenn Augustine1 and Keith Pilgrim, Ph.D.2

1Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative, P.O. Box 500, Renville, MN 56284 and 2Barr Engineering Company, Inc., 4700 West 77th Street, Suite 200,

Minneapolis, MN 55435

 

CRYSTALLIZATION OF THICK JUICE AND OF RAW CANE SUGAR BLENDS

 

Vadim Kochergin1* and  Frank Van Noord2

1Audubon Sugar Institute, 3485 Higway 75, St.Gabriel, LA, USA and

2Suiker Unie, Postbus 1004750 AC Oud Gastel, Noordzeedijk 1134671 TL Dinteloord, Netherlands

 

AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO SELF-OPTIMIZING BATCH VACUUM PAN CONTROL

 

Christopher D. Rhoten

The Amalgamated Sugar Company, LLC, 50 South 500 West, Paul, Idaho 83347

 

LIME KILN INFLUENCE ON FACTORY OPERATIONS

 

Galan M. Rogers* and Tom Dolecheck

The Amalgamated Sugar Company, P.O. Box 700, Paul, Idaho 83347

 

APPLICATIONS OF CHEMICAL ADDITION MONITORING AND FLOW CONTROL IN SUGAR REFINING

 

Carl Schoenfelder 1* and Larry Lebeau2

1Hydrite Chemical Co., 300 N. Patrick Blvd., Brookfield, WI 53045

and 2American Water Solutions, 256 E. 700 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84012

 

REVIVAL OF THE LOW TEMPERATURE BELT DRIER  FOR SUGAR BEET PULP

 

Markus D. Kunz and Simon M. Staufer*

Swiss Combi, Taubenlochweg 1, CH-5606 Dintikon, Switzerland

 

PROPYLENE GLYCOLATE USED AS A TOP COAT SEAL TO PROTECT THICK JUICE FROM DEGRADATION IN ELLIPSOIDAL STORAGE TANKS

 

Robert O. Hatch1*, Craig M. Giles1, Jay S. Creiglow2 and David R. Smith2

1 Organic Defoamer Group (ODG), P.O. Box 4883, Jackson, WY 83001 and 2Spreckels Sugar, 395 W. Keystone, Brawley, CA 92227