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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: CHARACTERIZATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF SUGARCANE AND SUGAR BEET PROCESS UNITS

Location: Commodity Utilization Research

Project Number: 6435-41000-103-07
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Oct 01, 2011
End Date: Sep 30, 2013

Objective:
Examine the use of mechanical devices coupled with innovative compounds to improve clarification and evaporation of sugarcane and sugarbeet juices by targeting specified particle sizes.

Approach:
Conduct field or pilot-scale trials using new mechanical filtration devices and improved clarifier design coupled with laboratory tests of compounds to target specified particle size removal in clarification.

Last Modified: 8/30/2014
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