Investigation of crystal abrasion and dust generation in a spouted fluidised bed dryer

Sheehan, Madoc, Britton, Paul, and Wong, Jia Yi (2005) Investigation of crystal abrasion and dust generation in a spouted fluidised bed dryer. In: Proceedings of the 2005 Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (27), pp. 411-422. From: 27th Annual Conference Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, 3-6 May 2005, Bundaberg, QLD, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper describes experiments in a laboratory spouted fluidised bed dryer where dust generation is measured for two brands of sugar (JA and Brand 1) over a range of fluidising velocities (2 m/s and 2.5 m/s). The mechanism of dust generation in fluidised systems is examined using particle size analysis, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), sugar moisture measurements and by altering internal system friction. The dominant factors affecting dusting are determined using factorial analysis.

Item ID: 7776
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: drying; dust; fluidisation; particulate; spouted bed; sugar
ISSN: 0726-0822
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2010 03:09
FoR Codes: 09 ENGINEERING > 0908 Food Sciences > 090802 Food Engineering @ 40%
09 ENGINEERING > 0910 Manufacturing Engineering > 091008 Manufacturing Safety and Quality @ 30%
09 ENGINEERING > 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering > 091504 Fluidisation and Fluid Mechanics @ 30%
SEO Codes: 86 MANUFACTURING > 8601 Processed Food Products and Beverages (excl. Dairy Products) > 860199 Processed Food Products and Beverages (excl. Dairy Products) not elsewhere classified @ 50%
86 MANUFACTURING > 8698 Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing > 869899 Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing not elsewhere classified @ 25%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9601 Air Quality > 960106 Urban and Industrial Air Quality @ 25%
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