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Optimum surface area distribution of multiple-effect evaporator for minimizing steam use in raw sugar manufacturing

  title={Optimum surface area distribution of multiple-effect evaporator for minimizing steam use in raw sugar manufacturing},
  author={Somchart Chantasiriwan},
  journal={Chemical engineering transactions},
  • S. Chantasiriwan
  • Published 1 October 2017
  • Materials Science
  • Chemical engineering transactions
The sugar juice evaporation process consists of juice heater, multiple-effect evaporator, and crystallizer. The juice heater increases juice temperature from the ambient temperature to the boiling point before entering the multiple-effect evaporator. Water evaporation in the evaporator takes place in many stages at decreasing pressures. The output of the evaporator is concentrated sugar juice or syrup. The evaporation of the remaining water content in syrup occurs in the crystallizer. Both… 
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