Storage and Discharge of Powders and Bulk Materials

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If you get frustrated that your powders or bulk materials do not do what you want them to, come onto our short course to discover the reasons why, and how to make them behave!

25 – 27 March; 2 days of presentations and discussion followed by one day (optional) in the on-site laboratories, using our test equipment and pilot plant.

This course deals with the basics in operation, design and specification of hoppers and silos and will cover the following topics:
– basics of hopper and silo function
– dealing with potential problems
– determination of hopper geometry for hopper flow
– discharge aids and interfacing to feeders
– feeder design
– practical examples

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The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology

Consultancy, Research and Training (Short Courses) for the bulk materials handling industry. Read more