Beet sugar extraction

Crystal and liquid sugar production from sugar beets start with extracting the sugar (sucrose) from the sugar crops. The extraction products are beet pulp and raw juice. Control of the extraction process is required for efficiently working mill and process.

Sugar extraction


Download the application note to learn how Vaisala K-PATENTS® Process Refractometer measures Brix of sugar liquid in the extraction tower and sugar concentration of water separated from the pulp and provides:

  • Accurate control and saving on energy and water costs
  • Completely digital refractometer eliminating the need for manual sampling, which can also bring contaminants to the process
  • Steady process without process disturbances.

The note also includes recommended Vaisala K-PATENTS Process Refractometer installation points for best performance.

Download the application note in PDF by filling the form.

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