American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists


2017 Biennial Meeting  -  Program

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March 1 

Sections C Processing
Regency D

Session Leader: Jeff Carlson 

1:15     Announcements 

1:20     Optimization of White Sugar color management through the utilization of on-line color cameras
            Bouche Catherine, Iteca Socadei, 445 Rue Denis Papin, 13592 Aix-en-Provence, France.   

1:40   Proper operation and optimization of a continuous centrifugal through continuous inline monitoring of sugar color.
         Holcomb, Trent D., Amalgamated Sugar Company, 138 W. Karcher Road, Nampa, ID 83686.             

2:00     Comparison and application of near-infrared (NIR) and attenuated total reflection fourier transform infrared (ATR-FTIR) spectroscopy for determination of betaine in sugar factory samples.
            Wambolt, Carol L.1, Alla A. Bagramyan1 And Doris C. Fleming1,  1Amalgamated Research, LLC., 2531 Orchard Drive East, Twin Falls, ID 83301.   

2:20     Troubleshooting Molasses Desugarization Installations Using Tracer Tests
            Kochergin, Vadim *, M. Scott Brandon, Stan Case, Trent Holcomb, Amalgamated Research LLC, 2531 Orchard Dr. E., Twin Falls, Idaho, USA-

2:40     Using X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry to Investigate Metal Found with Magnets and Metal Detector Black,    
            Daniel R.. American Crystal Sugar Company, 1020 Business Hwy 2 East Grand Forks, MN 56721 

3:00     Break 

3:20     Molasses Desugarization Forum Moderator: Vadim Kochergin 

5:00     Conclude