SUNDAY 28 MAY, 2006
|15:00 - 17:00||REGISTRATION|
|17:00 - 19:00||Welcome Cocktails|
MONDAY 29 MAY, 2006
|08:00 - 09:00||REGISTRATION|
|09:00 - 09:50||Welcome/Introduction
Welcome - Dr D Boethel, Vice Chancellor, LSU AgCenter
Welcome – F.A. Martin, President ASSCT (La Division)
Introduction – J. Simon, GM American Sugar Cane League
|Session 1: Juice Handling - Chairperson: V. Sens|
|10:10 - 12:00||Chairpersons Introduction. V.Sens, Belgium
Reliability in the Determination of the Content of Insoluble Solids in Mixed Juice. R. Arteaga, F. Morales and C. Martínez, Colombia
Bagacillo Removal by the Use of a Vibroscreen to Improve Quality and Color of Sugar. K. Jain, Abdul Alim and V. M. Kulkarni. India
Solid/liquid separation with a Putsch Membrane Filter Press and a Sibomat Screen Filter. D. Mergner and L. Briones, USA/Germany
Cane Juice Screening Trials and Use at The Andhra Sugars Ltd. Mullapudi Narendranath, India.
Rotary Juice Screen, Subodh V. Joshi, India.
Effect of return of cush cush on extraction. P Schorn, South Africa.
The Use of Enzymes in Juice and Syrup Processing. D.F. Day, USA
The Use of a-Amylase to Control Starch Levels in South African Cane Sugar Factories. B.M. Schoonees, South Africa
|Session 2: Heating and Liming – Chairperson: M.A. Godshall|
|13:00 - 15:00||Chairpersons Introduction. M.A. Godshall, USA
Juice Heating within the Cane Juice Purification Process. J.R. Braasch, P.C. Toebe, C. Starzinski, Germany/USA
Saccharate Liming at Felixton. S Jaganath and W Dlamini, South Africa
Lime Saccharate Trials and Use at The Andhra Sugars Ltd. Mullapudi Narendranath, India.
Milk of lime vs. saccharate liming. K.T.K.F. Kong Win Chang and A.F. Lau Ah Wing, Mauritius.
Differences in the Factory Performance of Cold, Intermediate, and Hot Lime Clarification Processes in Raw Sugar Manufacture. G. Eggleston and A. Monge, USA.
|16:00 - 18:30||Swamp Tour|
TUESDAY MAY 30, 2006
|Session 3: Clarification - Chairman: R. Steindl|
|08:00 - 09:00||Chairpersons Introduction. R Steindl, Australia
Studies on the Action of Polyaluminum Coagulants - M. A. Godshall, M. McKee, R. Triche and S. Moore, USA
Mud Transport in SRI Clarifiers. R.J. Steindl, Australia
Mud Thickening in SRI Clarifiers. R.J. Steindl, Australia
Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics in the Study of Sugarcane Juice Clarifiers - L.F. Echeverri and P.W. Rein, USA
The Short Retention Clarifier, Subodh V. Joshi, India
|Session 3: Clarification - continued|
|10:10 - 12:00||Replacement of Lime with Soda Ash in Cane Juice Clarification. M. Saska, USA
Effect of Clean Cane on Juice, Syrup and Sugar Color at The Andhra Sugars Ltd. Mullapudi Narendranath, India.
The Use of Capillary Viscometry to Measure the Concentrations of Flocculant. G R E Lionnet and M Pillay, South Africa
Control of Color and Removal of Impurities by Polymeric Clarification Technology. M.K.Srivastava and P.P.Chaturvedi, India
|Session 4: Rotary vacuum filters - Chairman P. Schorn|
|12:00 - 14:50||Chairpersons Introduction. P Schorn, South Africa.
Filter design details. Jord, (R.Steindl) Australia
Use of Flocculants and Bagacillo in Conditioning of Clarifier Mud. M. Saska, USA
Mud Processing Options. R.J. Steindl, Australia
|Session 4: Rotary vacuum filters –continued|
|15:10 - 17:00||Microbiological Losses on Mud Handling. D.F. Day, USA
Mud Recycling to Diffusers. N Rajoo, South Africa
Filtrate Flotation Clarification. L. Bento, J. Cuddihy and W. Simoneaux, USA
Filtrate Clarification at The Andhra Sugars Ltd. Mullapudi Narendranath, India
Filtrate clarification by a mud settling process, Subodh V. Joshi, India.
WEDNESDAY MAY 31, 2006
|08:00 - 16:30||Visit Raceland and Cora Texas sugar mills and
Audubon Sugar Institute, Saint Gabriel
THURSDAY JUNE 1, 2006
|Session 5: Other purification techniques - Chairman: M. Saska|
|08:00 - 09:50||Chairpersons Introduction. M Saska, USA
The Effects of Iron and pH on the Color of Clarified Sugarcane Juice. L.R Madsen, USA
Separation of sugar colorants for further identification and quantification in sugar processing. Luis Bento, USA.
Cane Juice Sulfitation at The Andhra Sugars Ltd. Mullapudi Narendranath, India
|Session 5: Other purification techniques – continued|
|10:10 - 12:00||Some hard lessons with membrane filtration. S.J. Clarke, USA
Evaluation of a magnetic ion exchange (MIEX®) resin for application within sugar factory processes. M. O’Shea, S. Staunton, K. Selby, T. Dahlke and M. Carr, Australia.
Options, benefits and constraints of the application of ion exchange systems, especially softening. S.J. Clarke, USA.
|Session 6: Direct consumption sugar production - Chairman: S. Clarke|
|13:00 - 14:50||Chairpersons Introduction, S Clarke, USA
Bleaching of Sugar with Hydrogen Peroxide. M. Saska, USA
The Application of WSM Technology to produce Direct White Sugar from Raw Cane Juice at Felixton Mill in South Africa. C.R.C. Jensen, S.M. Kitching, S.F. Rosettenstein, F.E. Ahmed. South Africa
Direct Production of White Sugar. P.W. Rein, L. Bento, USA
|Session 6: Direct consumption sugar production – continued|
|15:10 - 16:00||Plantation White Sugar Production in Brazil. D. Tostes Oliveira, Brazil
The Dedini and SAT processes for direct white sugar manufacture. M. Saska, USA
Organic cane sugar. S.J. Clarke, USA
A New Strategy for Sugar in Mauritius. Dr Kassiap Deepchand, Mauritius.
ISSCT 2007 presentation. P Schorn, South Africa
|16:00 - 17:00||Summary – V. Sens, ISSCT Factory Section Chairperson
Process Section Meeting
|19:00||WORKSHOP DINNER- LSU Faculty Club|