Beet sugar extraction

Crystal and liquid sugar production from sugar beets starts 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 Polaris 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 Polaris Process Refractometer installation points for best performance.

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