Crystalliser Residence Time

These residence times are derived data Southern African plant data

A Massecuite
Mill Rated Factory Capacity [tch] Total Crystalliser Capacity [m3] Massecuite Throughput [m3/h] Residence Time [h]
ML 375 378 77.15 4.90
KM 225 330 38.13 8.66
PG 200 336 36.37 9.24
UF 265 290 49.91 5.81
FX 600 810 90.95 8.91
EN 80 165 13.97 11.81
AK 385 900 59.50 15.13
DL 300 475 49.61 9.58
GH 300 663 52.61 12.60
NB 300 456 57.46 7.94
UC 150 214 25.03 8.55
MS 440 670 70.24 9.54
ES 230 394 36.43 10.81
SZ 450 842 70.58 11.93
UK 230 320 35.86 8.92
MH 300 466 67.08 6.95
SM 320 340 50.98 6.67
UB 300 387 68.10 5.68
TR 430 1202 76.68 15.68
HV 600 462 110.75 4.17
DW 165 135 36.28 3.72
NH 300 396 59.11 6.70
 
Minimum 3.72
Average 8.81
Maximum 15.68

B Massecuite
Mill Rated Factory Capacity [tch] Total Crystalliser Capacity [m3] Massecuite Throughput [m3/h] Residence Time [h]
ML 375 130 31.59 4.12
KM 225 0 12.36
PG 200 240 15.59 15.40
UF 265 215 20.30 10.59
FX 600 540 31.26 17.27
EN 80 50 5.09 9.82
AK 385 355 17.00 20.88
DL 300 349 18.13 19.25
GH 300 370 20.95 17.66
NB 300 336 24.42 13.76
UC 150 228 8.10 28.13
MS 440 56 18.24 3.07
ES 230 113 12.88 8.77
SZ 450 598 24.46 24.45
UK 230 320 11.83 27.04
MH 300 306 22.69 13.49
SM 320 136 16.10 8.45
UB 300 498 22.37 22.26
TR 430 76 33.06 2.30
DW 165 135 7.20 18.75
NH 300 224 26.22 8.54
 
Minimum 2.30
Average 14.70
Maximum 28.13

C Massecuite
Mill Rated Factory Capacity [tch] Total Crystalliser Capacity [m3] Massecuite Throughput [m3/h] Residence Time [h]
ML 375 802 15.19 52.81
KM 225 440 4.59 95.87
PG 200 422 12.22 34.52
UF 265 370 11.00 33.65
FX 600 1020 29.37 34.73
EN 80 193 3.26 59.13
AK 385 840 14.57 57.65
DL 300 657 11.45 57.39
GH 300 399 10.24 38.95
NB 300 588 13.89 42.35
UC 150 177 5.01 35.36
MS 440 730 16.89 43.23
ES 230 400 8.46 47.26
SZ 450 720 17.47 41.21
UK 230 394 10.76 36.63
MH 300 607 14.80 41.02
SM 320 580 13.95 41.57
UB 300 498 12.43 40.07
TR 430 724 19.70 36.76
DW 165 225 12.96 17.37
NH 300 432 13.35 32.37
 
Minimum 17.37
Average 43.80
Maximum 95.87