International Sugar Journal

Process control and sugar crystallization* [Full subscriber]

Abstract         The process of always producing sugar crystals of a defined size in large volumes requires a robust process control strategy.  With sustainability a key focus of most sugar producers, the challenges are to maintain consistency (reduce wastage, rework) and reduce dependence on human interaction as staffing levels in all operations are already stretched.  Siemens is working with sugar manufacturers both in Australia and around the world to help with process control strategies whether in continuous vertical or horizontal pans, or in vacuum batch pans.  This presentation aims to show through case studies and reference examples how Siemens has helped…

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