Handbook of Sugar Refining: A Manual for the Design and Operation of Sugar Refining Facilities / Edition 1

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This book provides a reference work on the design and operation of cane sugar manufacturing facilities. It covers cane sugar decolorization, filtration, evaporation and crystallization, centrifugation, drying, and packaging

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471183570
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/14/2000
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 768
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.53 (h) x 1.56 (d)

Table of Contents


Glossary of Terms and Definitions (C. Chou).

Sugar Refining Processes and Equipment (C. Chou).

Automation in a Raw Cane Sugar Factory (R. Kwok & E. Lam).

Raw Sugar Storage and Handling (H. Chang & C. Chou).


Affination (T. Pearson).

Phosphatation for Turbidity and Color Removal (R. Riffer).

Carbonation for Turbidity and Color Removal (P. Rein).

Granular Carbon Decolorization System (P. Field & H. Benecke).

Pulsed-Bed Moving-Granular Activated Carbon System (J.-H. Liang).

Ion-Exchange Resin Process for Color and Ash Removal (D. Bouree & F. Rousset).

Filtration Processes (C. Chou).

Evaporation Theory and Practices (W. Kampen).

White Sugar Boiling and Crystallization (C. Chou).

Centrifugation Operation (G. Grimwood).

Refined Sugar Drying, Conditioning, and Storage (D. Meadows).

Packaging, Warehousing, and Shipping of Refined Products (J.-P. Merle).

Remelt and Recovery House Operations, (C. Chou).

Application of Membrane Technology in Sugar Manufacturing (M. Saska).


Refining Design Criteria (C. Chou).

Process Selection (R. Riffer).

Instrumentation for Process Control (W. Simoneaux).

Operational Computers (R. Burke).

Automation of a Sugar Refinery (N. Mera).

Integration of Raw and Refined Sugar Operations (S. Clarke).

Off-Crop Sugar Refining for a Back-End Refinery (R. Lionnet).

Energy Conservation for Sugar Refining (J. Tillman).

Technical Control for Sucrose Loss (J. Dowling).

Microbiological Control in Sugar Manufacturing and Refining (D. Day).

Refinery Maintenance Program (G. Fawcett & C. Chou).

Environmental Quality Assurance (C. Chou).


Brown or Soft Sugar (J. Thompson).

Areado Soft Sugar Process (L. Bento & F. Bartolo).

Liquid Sugar Production (L. Anhaiser).

Microcrystalline Sugar (C. Chou).


Refining Quality of Raw Sugar (S. Clarke).

Nonsugars and Sugar Refining (R. Riffer).

Analysis of Sugar and Molasses (W. Altenburg).


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