Falling Film Evaporators

CLIENT: Western Sugars
LOCATION: Fort Morgan, CO and Scottsbluff, NE

Honiron Manufacturing provided engineering, sizing, design, and fabrication of three (3) Falling Film Evaporators with entrainment less than 10ppm in the vapor outlets for Western Sugars . Honiron Manufacturing designed, built, and stamped the FF Evaporators to ASME Section VIII, Division 1, 2013edition and procured and provided the juice distributors for all three vessels. One Evaporator was supplied to the Fort Morgan factory and two were supplied to the Scottsbluff factory. The FF Evaporators will help both factories double their slice rate and use steam more efficiently.

Sugar Processing  Falling Film Evaporators

Project Scope:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Process Design and Sizing
  • Fabrication

Project Overview:

  • Design Pressure: 50psig/FV
  • Design Temp: 320°F
  • Surface Area: 60,000 sq ft each
  • Vessel Diameter: 145”
  • Vessel OAH: 98ft
  • Tube Length: 40ft
  • Internal Separators
  • Material: Stainless Steel for Juice Wetted Components, Carbon Steel for Remainder