5th Edition, August 2009

ISBN 978-0-620-43586-4

Mass determination of factory materials

1. General
2. Cane
3. Imbibition water
4. Mixed juice
5. Press water mud
6. Final bagasse

Calculations

1. General
2. Rules for rounding off
3. Cane payment requirements
4. Standard methods of calculation

Equipment

1. Electronic cane trackers
2. Cane sampler
3. Cane sub-sampler
4. Screw conveyors
5. Motor control panel
6. Logic control panel
7. Sample shredder
8. Final bagasse samplers
9. Mixed juice sampler – cold juice
10. Mixed juice sampler – hot juice
11. Mixed juice sampler – insoluble solids
12. Juice mixer
13. Water dispenser
14. Cold digester
15. Decanter
16. Bowl washer
17. Cooling trough
18 Juice riffle

Sampling

1. General
2. Cane
3. Final bagasse
4. Mixed juice
5. Clarifier mud
6. Filter feed (mud)

Table 1: Temperature corrections to the refractometer Brix of sugar solutions
Table 2: Solubility of sucrose in 100 g water at different temperatures
Table 3: Brix, apparent density and concentration of sucrose solutions at 20°C
Table 4: Mass per unit volume of pure sugar solutions at 20°C

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