Fulton provided all of the sugar cane milling equipment for Tandem
#2 at the largest sugar factory in Columbia.
Located in Columbia's Cauca River valley, this facility has a grinding capacity of nearly 4 million metric tons of sugar cane. From the auxiliary cane carrier to the bagasse conveyor, all equipment was supplied by Fulton Iron within a period of twelve months. After installation, the milling tandem was tested, leading to a successful start-up. The new milling tandem consists of six 4 roller mills with individual 1,200 horse power drives. It's daily grinding capacity is 9,000 metric tons of 15% fiber cane. Extraction rates are typically in excess of 97%. This installation is just another example of Fulton's wide-ranging capabilities and long commitment to the sugar industry.
Fulton has supplied one 46" X 84" four roller mill and converted two of their Fletcher 3 roll mills to a four roller "feed/extraction" design. The first Colombian Sugar Factory to use the Fulton Swing Back cane knives was Ingenio Providencia, and based upon the results obtained, they have added two more knife sets to their tandem.
INGENIO LA CABANA:
Fulton has two 41" X 72" - 4 roller mills at La Cabana and Fulton assisted them in converting their existing Bancroft 3 roller mills to 4 roller mills of the "feed/extraction" type. all the mill gearing and reducers for their Tandem was supplied by Fulton.
INGENIO SAN CARLOS:
San Carlos has two Fulton Milling Tandems. Tandem "A" has 34" X 66" mills and Tandem "B" has 42" X 84" mills. When tandem "B" was installed, Fulton was involved with the design and supply of the expansion equipment required such as clarifiers, vacuum pans, crystallizers, centrifugals, boiler, turbo-generators, and all thee structural steel for the boiling house and the new mill room building.
Valdez has two Fulton Milling Tandems. The most recent addition to Tandem"B" was the installation of two 46" X 84" - 4 roller mills complete with drives.
INGENIO LA TRONCAL:
La Troncal has one Milling Tandem with 46" X 90" mills. Fulton
has recently supplied two sets of spur gears complete with bedplates, shafts, and
pedestals for Mills #1 and #6. These spur gears have a face width of 30" and are
designed to transmit 1500 H.P.
La Troncal also has one set of Fulton Swing Back cane knives for their 90" wide main cane carrier.
NAG HAMADI SUGAR FACTORY:
In 1980's, Fulton supplied two Milling Tandems 42" X 84" complete with drives, cane carriers, and cane knives. Each one of these Tandems with individual 1000 HP turbine drives, two sets of cane knives plus one shredder per tandem.
"IVORY COAST, AFRICA"
FERKESEDOUGO SUGAR FACTORY:
This was the first sugar factory installed in the Ivory Coast and for their Milling Tandem which consisted of one pre-extraction mill, one Sucatlan Diffuser and one dewatering mill. Fulton supplied the mills with their respective drives as well as the two cane knife sets.
OSCEOLA SUGAR FACTORY:
The Osceola Milling Tandem has a total of seven mills 40" X 84". Three of these mills are of Fulton design and the spur gearing for the seven mills have been supplied by Fulton. This milling tandem also has one set of Fulton Swing Back knife sets for enhancing cane preparation. All of the mills in the tandem have been converted from the 3 rolled to the 4 roller design.
OKEELANTA SUGAR FACTORY:
Okeelanta Sugar has two Milling Tandems with seven mills 41" X 84" in Tandem "A" and six mills in Tandem "B". Of the seven mills in Tandem "A", six of the mills are Fulton and five have been converted to a four roller design. Tandem "B" has four Fulton mills 44" X 84", and all six have been converted to the four roller design.
INGENIO SAN ANTONIO:
Fulton Iron Works International has been extensively involved in the expansion programs at the San Antonio Sugar Factory, with the supply of mills, mill gearing, mill drives, conveyors, vacuum pans, clarifiers, turbo-generators, boilers, boiler feed-water pumps, DeSmet diffuser, etc. They have two Milling Tandems in which tandem "A" consists of a pre-extraction mill followed by a DeSmet diffuser and the dewatering of the Bagasse coming from the diffuser is by a set of dewatering drums and two 44" X 84" converted four roller mills. Tandem "B" is a straight cane milling tandem with a No. 1 and No. 2 mills being 4 roller mills and the other three mills of the tandem are conventional 3 roller mills which will be converted to a 4 roller mills.
INGENIO PLAN DE AYALA:
Six 44" X 84" mills with drives.
Six 42" X 84" mills with drives
INGENIO LOS MOCHIS:
Six 39" X 84" mills with drives