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Final bagasse [Full subscriber]

The accurate sampling of final bagasse (FB) is a difficult problem. No satisfactory continuous sampler has been devised and hand sampling is used. Generally, the analyses of FB samples are not considered individually; averages over a day or week are used (Laboratory Manual, Queensland, 1970). There will inevitably be a degree of uncertainty in the results, particularly for pol and Brix whose concentrations are small. The mass of FB is estimated either by a fibre balance or by using the material balance T cane (C) + T imbibition water (IW) = T mixed juice (MJ) + T FB; generally C,…

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