Vertical Crystalliser 

Optimisation of the final molasses exhaustion is an important aspect in the modern sugar industry. For that reason Fives Cail has produced more than 300 crystallisers and reheaters meeting all the requirements of factories - beet, cane and refinery.


Fives Cail crystallisers and reheaters maximize molasses exhaustion and prepare your massecuite for maximum centrifuge performance.


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The preferred crystalliser worldwide

More than 200 references

Stationary straight tube elements up to 450 m³

Mobile tube layers up to 700 m³


Very competitive equipment thanks to local manufacturing


Outstanding performance

High heat transfer coefficient and low temperature difference between massecuite

  and water (10°C)

Maximum exhaustion by combined control of massecuite shear rate and cooling

Strong and robust

1% to 2% sugar extraction recovery

Low electricity consumption: 0.03 to 0.05 kWh per ton of cane


Easy installation and operation

Self-supporting on a reduced footprint

Height/Diameter ratio 3.5 minimum in order to enhance the plug-flow effect

Automated operation

Welds outside the shell : easy check

Minimum maintenance requirements





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