ANALYSIS OF OPERATING CONDITIONS FOR CANE SUGAR BATCH CRYSTALLIZATION BASED ON MSZW COUPLED WITH MECHANISTIC KINETIC MODELS

  • K.B. Sánchez-Sánchez
  • E. Bolaños-Reynoso
  • G.R. Urrea-García
Keywords: batch crystallization, MSZW approach, cane sugar, crystallization kinetics, fractional feeding

Abstract

(MSZW) and crystallization kinetics. An approach of fractional feeding was used in a cane sugar batch crystallizer at pilotscale plant, operating condition imposed in the cane sugar industrial crystallization. The MSZW was used as a strategy to limit the concentration within the saturation and metastable curves. It was coupled with a detailed analysis for primary nucleation and crystal growth, based on mechanistic kinetic models. The more effcient strategy for the fractional feeding increase D(4,3) to 1089.51µm avoiding losses of FCM (4,700.98 gr) at final process time of 90 min.

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Published
2019-12-16
How to Cite
Sánchez-Sánchez, K., Bolaños-Reynoso, E., & Urrea-García, G. (2019). ANALYSIS OF OPERATING CONDITIONS FOR CANE SUGAR BATCH CRYSTALLIZATION BASED ON MSZW COUPLED WITH MECHANISTIC KINETIC MODELS. Revista Mexicana De Ingeniería Química, 16(3), 1029-1052. Retrieved from http://rmiq.org/ojs311/index.php/rmiq/article/view/1099
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