A new whitepaper by Mettler Toledo explores how in-line systems can be combined with advanced digital technology to improve productivity in syrup purification.
Ion exchange columns are commonly used during the production of sugar syrups to remove ionic impurities. The fast detection of exchanger exhaustion and completed column regeneration increases production uptime, and is best achieved with in-line pH measurement systems.
The removal of ionic impurities during dextrose and fructose syrup production is commonly achieved by passing the syrup through ion exchange columns. At some point, an ion exchanger will reach its capacity to remove impurities (exhaustion), requiring the unit to be regenerated. Ion exchange column exhaustion is indicated by the presence of ionic impurities at the column outlet and can be instantly identified by in-line pH measurement systems.
pH measurement can also be used to indicate the completion of column regeneration. Though such systems have been available for many years, Mettler Toledo’s Intelligent Sensor Management (ISM) technology optimises the use of ion exchangers to a new level.
This new whitepaper from Mettler Toledo explores how ISM's Plug and Measure and predictive diagnostics features, as well as its automated sensor maintenance, can significantly improve ion exchange column operations.
The whitepaper can be downloaded from the Mettler Toledo website.