Technical papers

Development of an efficient slop-fired boiler*

Abstract Slop, also known as vinasse, is an acidic effluent from fermentation of sugarcane molasses in distilleries and is hazardous for direct disposal to environment. Conventional methods of disposal, such as bio-methanation or composting, do not fully meet environmental norms. […]

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Non – condensable gases

Although non-condensable gases (NCG) have important practical effects on heat transfer, this topic is not popular in classical sugar technology texts. Spencer and Meade (1948) and van der Poel et al. (1998) devote a few short paragraphs/pages to it. In […]