Among the various applications that Lime can be used, it is usually found in the sugar industry. During the extraction of the juice from the cane, lime is used in the process.
Indeed, a milk of lime preparation is needed to purify the sugar. The role of the preparation is to get rid of the impurities from the juice.
To make a preparation of lime milk, SODIMATE equipment are suitable as they can be adjusted and tailored following the specifications and needs of our customer.
Usually the scope of work is consisting in:
- One silo: storage capacity from 5m3 up to 150m3;
- One Mechanical Arch breaker/ Bin activator to avoid the clogging of the lime inside the cone of the silo;
- One screw feeder
- One injector
- One preparation tank from 500 Liters up to 10m3;
- Skid of Pumps
The equipment mentioned above are the most common and standard ones that can be used for the process of lime milk preparation.
SODIMATE can adapt various configuration of equipment thanks to our engineering team and the experience also of our commissioning team.