On-line scale monitoring device
Rackemann, Darryn W., Cripps, Lloyd, Chohan, Peter, East, Chris P., & Doherty, William O.S. (2012) On-line scale monitoring device. In Bruce , R.C. (Ed.) Proceedings of 34th Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists Conference, Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, Cairns, QLD.
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:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Scale monitoring, heat exchangers, fouling, chemical cleaning|
|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 Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists|
|Deposited On:||02 May 2014 01:27|
|Last Modified:||05 Aug 2014 07:20|
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