International Sugar Journal

Six-roll mill with shaft mounted electro-mechanical drives* [Full subscriber]

Abstract Mounting demands were being placed on the milling tandem at MSF Sugar Limited’s South Johnstone Mill due to a combination of increasing crop size and rising cane fibre levels. Further rate increases were anticipated. An issue of particular concern with the existing tandem was the moisture of the final bagasse and its implications for extraction and boiler operations. South Johnstone chose to install a new, larger final mill as its initial response to this challenge. The new final mill was a six-roll, heavy duty pressure fed mill with rolls 2.55 m long and 1.36 m diameter. The mill was…

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