Cane Sugar Handbook: A Manual for Cane Sugar Manufacturers and Their Chemists / Edition 12

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In print for over a century, it is the definitive guide to cane sugar processing, treatment and analysis. This edition expands coverage of new developments during the past decade—specialty sugars, plant maintenance, automation, computer control systems and the latest in instrumental analysis for the sugar industry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471530374
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/28/1993
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 1120
  • Product dimensions: 6.46 (w) x 9.43 (h) x 2.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Reference Tables
References and Abbreviations
Pt. 1 Raw Sugar Manufacture
1 Sugarcane 1
2 Sugars and Nonsugars in Sugarcane 21
3 Methods of Cane Purchase 40
4 Outline of Raw Sugar Process and Extraction of Juice 48
5 Purification of the Juice 103
6 Heating and Evaporation 167
7 The Crystallization of Sugar 226
8 Purging, Packing and Warehousing of Raw Sugar 313
9 Raw Sugar Quality Criteria 343
10 By-Products of Cane Sugar Processing 375
Pt. 2 Cane Sugar Refining
11 Raw Sugar Purchase, Marketing and Receiving 435
12 Affination and Clarification 446
13 Decolorization 460
14 Evaporation and Pan Boilings 468
15 Centrifugation 485
16 Sugar Drying and Conditioning 499
17 Packaging, Warehousing and Shipping of Refined Products 513
18 Refined Sugar Products 524
19 Specialty Sugars 538
20 Plant Maintenance Program 550
Pt. 3 Production and Process Controls
21 Definitions and Terms in Sugar Factory and Refinery Controls 563
22 Chemicals Used as Sugar Processing Aids 571
23 Sugar House and Refinery Calculations 576
24 Chemical and Process Control (Raw House) 589
25 Technical and Sucrose Loss Control (Refinery) 628
26 Microbiological Control in Sugar Manufacturing and Refining 641
27 Energy Conservation 659
28 Total Quality Management System 680
29 Computerized Sugar Manufacturing
Pt. (A) Conceptualized Computer Control 685
Pt. (B) Process Control and Integration 698
30 Automation of a Sugar Refinery 727
31 Environmental Quality Assurance 740
Pt. 4 Analytical Procedures
32 Sampling and Averaging 779
33 Special Laboratory Reagents 802
34 Polarimetry in Sugar Analysis 813
35 Instrumental Analysis for the Sugar Industry 843
36 Determination of Density and Total Solids 852
37 Determination of Ash 868
38 Determination of pH 873
39 Determination of Color and Turbidity in Sugar Products 882
40 Determination of Dextran and Starch 904
41 Analysis of Sugarcane 922
42 Analysis of the Juice 931
43 Analysis of the Syrup, Massecuites and Molasses 940
44 Analysis of Raw Sugars 953
45 Analysis of Refined Sugar Products 960
46 Analysis of Bagasse and Filtercake 970
Reference Tables 977
Index 1075
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