Powder & Solids

K-State Offers Refresher Course On Bulk Solids Handling

By Chemical Processing Staff

May 16, 2017

Kansas State University is offering “Refresher Course on Bulk Solids Handling” at its Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, Kansas. The continuing education course is scheduled for June 20-23, 2017.

The comprehensive course provides theory and applied instruction on various bulk solids handling, storage and flow concepts. Students will participate in a full-scale test laboratory practical session of bulk solids handling, focusing on dilute and dense phase pneumatic conveying.

By attending this course, participants will:

  • Design a bin, chute and feeder.
  • Design a pneumatic conveying system.
  • Understand the problems related to bulk solids handling.
  • Understand the trouble shooting procedures related to bulk solids handling.

Students are eligible to receive 2.5 CEUs/25 PDHs and are encouraged to register by June 13. The cost of the course is $1,500; discounts are available to multiple registrants from the same organization and scholarships are available to educational entities.

The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, Kansas provides professional development courses to further industry and employee education and help organizations operate at the optimal level. Courses are designed for engineers, operators, managers, technicians and similar individuals responsible for designing, improving or troubleshooting powders and bulk solids handling systems in industries including pharmaceutical, plastics, chemical, mineral, food and grain and feed.

For more information, visit: www.bulksolids.k-state.edu/profdev