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Power Consumption Comparison between conventional and Two Roller Cane Crushing Mills


Muhammad Umer, Tanzeel Ur Rashid, Abdullah Hashim Zahid, Inaam Ullah, Saghar Rabbani


Vol. 10, Issue 03 PP. 10-15, March 2023

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Keywords: Bagasse, Cogeneration, Fiber, Cane crushing mills, Renewable Energy

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Lean manufacturing has become a global trend, with companies constantly striving to achieve more with less. However, many companies, including those in Pakistans sugar industry, have yet to fully embrace this concept. With Pakistan facing electricity shortages, the countrys 85 sugar mills collectively generate less than 500 MW of electricity. A traditional Sugar Mill, which currently runs at 6000 TCD, has been identified as a primary model for this upgrade. By up gradation to 2-roller mills, instead of 4-roller or 6-roller mills, this energy production can be increased by up to 15%. After implementing this change, the mill can save up to 30% and 40-45% energy compared to 4-roller and 6-roller mills, respectively. This is due to the fewer components required with a 2-roller mill, particularly after the removal of the trash plate which consumes around 25% of the total crushing mill energy. By applying various data-gathering approaches, a model has been developed that can save over 13% of bagasse, enabling sugar mill owners to export energy to the National Grid and generate additional revenue.


  1. Muhammad Umer, umer.hmcengg@yahoo.com, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.
  2. Tanzeel Ur Rashid, , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.
  3. Abdullah Hashim Zahid, , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.
  4. Inaam Ullah, , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.
  5. Saghar Rabbani, , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.

Muhammad Umer Tanzeel Ur Rashid Abdullah Hashim Zahid Inaam Ullah Saghar Rabbani Power Consumption Comparison between Conventional and Two Roller Cane Crushing Mil Vol. 10 Issue 03 PP. 10-15 March 2023. https://doi.org/10.34259/ijew.23.10031015.


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