Sucropedia.com - Ash

By Bento, Luis San Miguel
Posted on 2006-12-01    Last edited on 2009-09-24
http://sucropedia.com/entries/E0067


Ash is a general term that refers to the inorganic compounds present in a sugar solution.

 


Concentration
Problems
CATIONS


Na
Melassigenic
K
Melassigenic
Ca
Scale formation


White sugar turbidity


Form complexes with sugars and colourants
Fe
React with phenols forming very dark compounds
Cu

Mn

Al

Si
Deacreases filtrability


Flock formation
ANIONS

Sulphates > 400 ppm on liquor (cane) Pan scaling


Decreases decolourization efficiency of char and resins
Phosphates

 

Bibliography

Roge B., A. Bensouissi, M. Mathlouthi, 2007, Effects of calcium on white sugar turbidity, Zuckerindustrie, 132
n.3,170-174

 

E0067