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Near infra-red spectroscopy [Full subscriber]

Some basic principles In an excellent article Davies (2018) noted that when one holds one’s hand out to a burning fire one “feels” heat being emitted.  The fire gives out […]

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An SJM target recovery [Full subscriber]

A number of cane payment systems involving cane quality have been developed and are used in industry (Saranin, 1975). The same comments apply to parameters used for assessing factory performance. […]

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Clarifier muds to the diffuser [Full subscriber]

The concept of sending clarifier muds to the extraction plant for disposal with bagasse is not new.   van Hengel and van der Waal (1999) note that it was applied in […]

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Vacuum [Full subscriber]

A definition of “cold” or “coldness” is “a relative absence of heat” (Chambers, 1941). Basically the word cold indicates a lack of heat energy; it does not represent an entity […]

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Varieties and processing [Full subscriber]

In 1942 Wheeler noted that new varieties to replace Uba were available: the grower was interested in sugar and cane yields, ratooning and the value of each new variety. The […]

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Boiler waters [Full subscriber]

Boiler waters namely feed water (FW), the water supplied to, and boiler water (BW) the water contained inside boilers are a vast, complicated topic. In many sugarcane factories the management […]

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Boiler stacks [Registered]

During a congress opening presentation in 2015 Peter Rein quoted Lubin and Esty (2010) as follows: “Sustainability has been identified as a megatrend, which requires businesses to adapt and innovate […]

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Non – condensable gases [Full subscriber]

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 […]

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Comparing data [Full subscriber]

The sugarcane industry produces large amounts of agricultural and factory data. Often it is required to investigate trends in the data to see if any chronological effects are present or […]

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ICUMSA [Registered]

The International Commission for Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis Ltd. (ICUMSA. http://www.icumsa.org [2017, Oct 5]) is a world-wide body which brings together the activities of National Committees for Sugar Analysis […]

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