American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists


2017 Biennial Meeting  -  Program

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March 1

Sections C, Processing
Regency C

Session Leader: Craig Giles 

7:55     Announcements 

8:00     Updated automation on batch and continuous centrifugals.
Lehnberger, Andreas1, Silke Stiegert1 And Nils Bittner2*, 1BMA Braunschweigische Maschinenbauanstalt AG, Am Alten Bahnhof 5, 38122 Braunschweig, Germany and 2BMA Automation GmbH, Am Alten Bahnhof 5, 38122 Braunschweig, Germany.    

8:20     Case study: Improved operation with solex technology in sugar cooling.
            Reichling, Jean-Marc, Solex Thermal Science, 250, 4720-106 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2C 3G5, Canada. 

8:40     Improving sugar end vessel CIP results with specialty chemical additives.
            Schoenfelder, Carl J.*, Denton, Robert J., Hydrite Chemical Company, 300 N. Patrick Blvd, Brookfield, WI 53045.   

9:00     A compact horizontally configured vertical tube continuous pan for high grade beet and cane sugar.
            Hulley, Sean* and Moor, Bruce ST.C., Bosch Projects, 1 Holwood Park, 5 Canegate Rd, La Lucia Ridge Office Estate, PO Box 2009, Durban 4000, KZN, South Africa. 

9:20     A review of SMBSCís hydrogen peroxide dosing program for hydrogen sulfide emissions control within condenser water and high-strength water stabilization ponds.
           Nelson, Michael L.1* and Vidyasagar Sunkavalli2, USP Technologies, 900 Circle 75 Parkway, Suite 1330, Atlanta, GA 30339 and 2SMBSC, 83550 County Road 21, Renville, MN 56284.  

9:40     Break  

10:20    Ammonia nitrogen sources, treatment and discharge at Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative.                Jeffrey L. Carlson* and James Schueller. Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative, 83550 County Road 21 P.O. Box 500, Renville, MN 56284.


10:40   Forum:  Environmental  (Moderator:  Dean Delorey) 

12:00   Lunch