American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists

Section F – FACTORY OPERATIONS

 

Successful odor control in flume water, ponds, and mud presses in sugar beet processing plants. 

Baures, Marc A., Hydrite Chemical Co., La Crosse, WI.

 

Experiences of plate falling film evaporators at the back end of the evaporator station.

Bierbaum, Mario* and Joachim Braasch, GEA Ecoflex GmbH, Duisburg, Germany.

 

Experiences with a Putsch Jet Wash Roller Table.

Bloom, Kevin, American Crystal Sugar Company, East Grand Forks, MN. 

 

Meeting customer expectations to disclose green house gas emissions.

Braun, Robert L., The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC, Boise, ID.

 

Improved betaine recovery during molasses desugarization using the NS2P chromatography process.

Burris, Brian1*, Yvan Bathany2 and Hannu Paananen3, 1Novasep Inc., Boothwyn, PA, 2Novasep Process, Site de Saint-Maurice de Beynost, Miribel, France and 3Danisco, Finland.

 

Improvement in first carbonation sludge settling by selection of a better flocculent addition point and the addition of starch as a second flocculent.

Carlson, Jeffrey L.* and Upasiri Samaraweera, Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative, Wahpeton, ND.

 

Water footprinting – sugar beet processing.

DeLorey, Dean C., The Amalgamated Sugar Company LLC, Boise, ID.

 

Wedge-wire screens for continuous centrifugals.

Ekern, Eric P., Michigan Sugar Company, Bay City, MI.

 

Reducing generation of biogenic hydrogen sulfide in sugar wastewaters.

Govind, Rakesh1 and Dave Ferguson2, 1University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 2LCP Tech, Inc., Cincinnati, OH.

 

Optimization of betaine recovery in a coupled loop molasses desugarization separator.

Groom, David R.*, Heather Jarski and Terry D. McGillivray, American Crystal Sugar Company, Technical Services Center, Moorhead, MN.

 

Separation and removal of prelimer suspended solids. 

Kawlewski, Ron1, Dennis J. Saye2* and David W. Scheimann2, 1Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative, Renville, MN and 2Nalco Company, Naperville, IL.

 

Low raw crystallization – is there room for improvement?

Kochergin, Vadim, Audubon Sugar Institute, LSU AgCenter, St. Gabriel, LA. 

 

Demonstration of biogasification of sugarbeet tailings.

Pullammanappallil, Pratap, University of Florida, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS),  Gainesville, FL.

 

Mini-cassia mud pond - settling problems and the solutions in new separation technology.

Rogers, Galan M.*, Karen Cummings and Tom Dolecheck, The Amalgamated Sugar Company, Paul, ID.

 

Microbial issues encountered in wastewater treatment at Moorhead factory and remedial measures.

Samaraweera, Indrani S.*, Terry D. McGillivray, Diane L. Rheault and Dennis Burthwick, American Crystal Sugar Company, Moorhead, MN. 

 

Fractal applications for sugar decolorization processes.

 Tzschaetzsch, Oliver1*, Bill Jacob2 and Tim Pryor2, 1ESCON, Berlin, Germany

 and 2Amalgamated Research Inc., Twin Falls, ID.