On-line scale monitoring device
Developments in evaporator cleaning have accelerated in the past 10 years as a result of an extended period of research into scale formation and scale composition. Chemical cleaning still provides the most cost effective method of cleaning the evaporators. The paper describes a system that was designed to obtain on-line samples of evaporator scale negating the need to open up hot evaporator vessels for scale collection. This system was successfully implemented in a number of evaporators at a sugar mill. This paper also describes a recent experience in a sugar factory in which the cleaning procedure was slightly modified, resulting in effective removal of intractable scale.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Paper first published as a conference paper:
On-line scale monitoring device. Rackemann, D. W.; Cripps, L.; Chohan, P.; East, C.P.; Doherty, W. O. S. In Bruce, R.C. (Ed.) 34th Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists Conference, 1 to 4 May 2012, Cairns. ISSN: 0726-0822
|Keywords:||chemical cleaning, fouling, heat exchangers, scale monitoring|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > CHEMICAL SCIENCE (030000) > INORGANIC CHEMISTRY (030200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CHEMICAL ENGINEERING (090400)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Informa UK Limited.|
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|Deposited On:||02 May 2014 00:59|
|Last Modified:||06 May 2014 04:22|
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