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Bulk Solids Handling Refresher Course

Article-Bulk Solids Handling Refresher Course

This comprehensive course will be held January 26-29, 2016 at the Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS, and will cover various topics related to bulk solids, pairing classroom instruction with practical, hands-on training.

Course topics include:
•    Flow properties of bulk solids and common flow problems
•    Particle characterization and caking
•    Feeders and mechanical conveying
•    Bulk solids flow in bin, hopper, and chute
•    Particle segregation and solutions
•    Material handling equipment design
•    Dilute and dense phase pneumatic conveying
•    Discrete element method to solve flow problems
•    Instrumentation, valves, and PLC control used in bulk handling
•    Solid gas separation technique
•    Dust explosion
•    Power and bulk mixing - equipment and designWho should attend:

Designed for new and existing employees who are responsible for processing and handling of bulk solids, employees, managers, and supervisors in the following industries are encouraged to attend:
•    Plastics
•    Mineral
•    Chemical
•    Food
•    Pharmaceutical
•    Grain and Feed

Cost is $1500 per attendee, which includes course instruction, materials and supplies, morning refreshments, lunch, and afternoon refreshments.  
For course content questions, contact Dr. Johnselvakumar Lawrence, research director, Kansas State University Polytechnic, at [email protected]

The deadline to register is January 19, 2016. Register at bulksolids.k-state.edu/profdev

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