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Pneumatic Conveying of Powders and Bulk Solids Course

May 31, 2017
Kansas State University’s Bulk Solids Innovation Center
Kansas State University’s Bulk Solids Innovation Center

Kansas State University’s Bulk Solids Innovation Center is holding a four-day course, Pneumatic Conveying of Powders and Bulk Solids, August 8-11, 2017, at its facility in Salina, KS.

This course focuses on the design of pneumatic conveying systems, common pneumatic conveying problems, and discusses solutions to these problems. Participants will take part in the actual design of dilute phase pneumatic conveying system following step-by-step procedure.

Employees who attend this course will improve their ability to design, maintain, and improve pneumatic conveying systems, understand advantages and disadvantages of the various types of systems, evaluate vendor options, and optimize the performance of existing systems.

Those responsible for designing, improving, or troubleshooting pneumatic conveying systems, such as engineers, operators, managers, technicians, and R&D scientists and engineers are encouraged to attend. The course is appropriate for new employees, as well as those who want to increase their knowledge and experience. Employees in the following industries are encouraged to attend: pharmaceutical, plastic, chemical, mineral, food, grain, and feed.

Course participants will earn 2.5 CEUs/25 PDHs.

Register by June 30 for early bird discount. Early bird rate is $1500*; the rate after June 30 is $1800*

Learn more and register here

The Center is also offering a “Refresher Course on Bulk Solids Handling” on June 20-23, 2017.

This comprehensive course covers various topics related to bulk solids, pairing classroom instruction with practical exercises. Course content will help an employee better understand bulk solids handling, storage, and flow behavior to enhance their comfort level and ability to problem solve when working with bulk solids. The course will focus on common bulk solids flow problems during storage and conveying and solutions to these problems.

Designed for new and existing employees who are responsible for processing and handling of bulk solids, this course will benefit those not familiar with bulk solids handling or employees looking to refresh their knowledge of bulk solids. Employees in the following industries are encouraged to attend: pharmaceutical, plastic, chemical, mineral, food, grain, and feed.

Course participants will earn 2.5 CEUs/25 PDHs.

The cost for this course is $1500*. Learn more and register here