Webcast: Energy Efficiency -- Bulk Solids Cooling & Heating

Nov. 21, 2010
Watch this on-demand event to learn about recent developments in heat exchange technology.

Chemical Processing, in partnership with Solex Thermal Science, hosted an online event that addressed new methods of cooling bulk solids.

Watch this on-demand event -- Energy Efficiency -- Bulk Solids Cooling & Heating.

For the past 50 years the technology used for cooling bulk solids has changed very little. Traditional methods of cooling bulk solids rely on rudimentary processes, such as blowing large volumes of air across a bed of bulk solids product. These methods of cooling are often highly inefficient, produce large volumes of dust and emissions and offer limited process control. Recent developments in heat exchange technology, like indirect plate-cooling technology, are proving to be highly efficient, while offering other benefits such as precise process control and operating with zero emissions. This webinar provides:

  • quantitative analysis of energy costs comparing indirect cooling technology to traditional method of cooling bulk solids
  • an introduction to how indirect plate-cooling technology works for cooling or heating bulk solids
  • an understanding of how indirect cooling technology can provide exact process control in the bulk solids cooling or heating process


Neville Jordison is the President and a founding partner of Solex Thermal Science. Under his leadership and in twenty years, Solex has become a world leader in the science of heating and cooling bulk solids. The secrets of this success are Neville's entrepreneurial spirit, an unswerving commitment to client service and a broad understanding of the bulk solids processing and fertilizer industries.

Neville has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology in London, England and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA).

Greg Mehos is a project engineer with Jenike & Johanson, Inc., of Tyngsboro, Massachusetts. He has been involved in a wide range of bulk solids handling projects, including designs of hoppers, dryers, gasifiers, and moving bed reactors and analyses of purge/conditioning columns.

He received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado and a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Colorado and Massachusetts. A member of AIChE, he currently serves on the executive board of AIChE’s Particle Technology Forum and is a co-chair of the Boston local section.

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