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The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
TEL: +44 20 8331 8646
FAX: +44 20 8331 8647
University of Greenwich
Central Avenue
UK-ME4 4TB   Chatham Maritime, Kent
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+44 20 8331 8646
Ms. Caroline Chapman
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+44 20 8331 8646
Mr. Richard Farnish
Consultant Engineer
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Consultancy, Research and Training (Short Courses) for the bulk materials handling industry.
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Design of Equipment for Storing and Discharging Bulk Solids
Overview: Understanding the storage and handling requirements of bulk materials when drawing up specifications and designing hoppers and silos is of fundamental importance for the optimal operation of the plant. This course guides delegates through Best Practice to ensure the full potential is reached. Subjects covered: •Minimising project risk through characterisation of bulk materials; •How to characterise bulk materials using firmly established methods and the latest test equipment; •How to use shear cell measurements to design for reliable discharge; •Detail design for storage equipment; •Best Practice for bulk handling plant design and operation; •When should discharge aids be applied and appropriate types; •Methods for correct interfacing. Course fee: £675 per delegate Venue: on line via MS Teams from 14:00 - 17:00 hrs UK time each day This course is delivered in English.
21-09-2020 | Short Course | 5 days | on line | Entry: paid
Overview of Particulate Handling Technology
Overview of Particulate Handling Technology Overview: This is an intensive course designed to introduce the technology of storing and handling bulk materials. It also covers the problems that can result from incorrect equipment selection, and looks at appropriate design methodologies for safe and reliable plant. Subjects covered: •Sampling •Characterisation of Bulk Solids •Storage Equipment •Discharge Aids •Product Feeders •Segregation of Bulk Materials •Degradation of Bulk Materials •Pneumatic Conveying •Caking of Bulk Materials •Dust Control Course fee: £675 Venue: on-line,14:00 - 17:00 hrs each day UK time
19-10-2020 | Course | 5 days | Chatham Maritime | Entry: paid
Commissioning and Troubleshooting Pneumatic Conveying System
Overview: Delegates will look at the setting up and commissioning of pneumatic conveying systems. This course is a ’Hands on’ fully practical session using the pneumatic conveying lines and rotary valves in the on-site laboratories in Chatham. Subjects covered: •The practical challenge of starting up systems on site and making sure they work as the designer intended; •Understand the key signals to look out for that tell you how the system is operating; •Avoiding pitfalls that can lead to slow start up, blockages etc; •How to know when the system is operating as intended; •Ensuring the system is optimised around the users priority requirements eg. minimum energy usage/ particle blockage / system wear; •It also covers lean and dense phase, rotary valves, blow tanks and various air supply types Course fee: £825 per delegate Venue: Chatham, Kent Contact: Caroline Chapman
03-11-2020 | Course | 2 days | Chatham, UK | Entry: paid
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Are you new to the Bulk Solids Handling industry? Fundamental short courses for the process engineer
Are you new to the Bulk Solids Handling industry?
Fundamental short courses for the process engineer If you are new to the world of bulk solids handling technology, or are looking to update your knowledge, these 2 courses could be of benefit, as they lead you through the basics of the many different issues facing process engineers working with powders and particulate materials. Each course will be delivered in English on-line over a series of 5 afternoon sessions. 19 – 23 October: Overview of Particulate Handling Technology; an introduction to the storing and handling of bulk materials, equipment selection and design methodologies for safe and reliable plant. Subjects covered include: storage and handling of bulk materials / hopper and silo design / feeder interfaces / discharge aids / sampling / characterisation techniques / dust control / separation and caking of bulk materials / methods of conveying – pneumatically, screw and belt. 16 – 20 November: Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Materials; components of pneumatic conveying systems, selection and design techniques Subjects
03-09-2020  |  139x  | 
Design of Equipment for Storing and Handling Bulk Materials on-line short course
Design of Equipment for Storing and Handling Bulk Materials
on-line short course 21 - 25 September 2020 14:00 - 17:00 hrs UK time The drawing up of specifications and correct design of hoppers, silos, bunkers and other large-scale bulk storage schemes is of fundamental importance for the optimal operation of plant. This short course has been developed with specification writers and equipment designers/suppliers in mind. Topics covered include: •Minimising project risk through characterisation of bulk materials; •How to characterise bulk materials using firmly established methods and the latest test equipment; •How to use shear cell measurements to design for reliable discharge; •Detail design for storage equipment; •Best Practice for bulk handling plant design and operation; •When should discharge aids be applied and appropriate types; •Methods for correct interfacing. Book now and pay on-line: £675 per person; discounts available for returning delegates and/or multiple attendances from one company. This course can also be delivered as an in-company
10-08-2020  |  176x  | 
Powder Handling and Flow for Additive Manufacturing On-line short course
Powder Handling and Flow for Additive Manufacturing
On-line short course Powder Handling and Flow for Additive Manufacturing: Short course 13 – 17 July 2020 Remote delivery £675 per person Register now to attend this popular short course; our aim is to guide you through the critical aspects of powder handling and management so that you are able to identify potential problematic issues and learn how to avoid or overcome them. Each day begins at 9.30am UK time and has in-built ‘coffee break’ sessions for informal discussions amongst participants and presenters. Program * Mon 13 July: General introduction from presenters (30 mins) / Introduction to Powder Behaviour (30 mins) / Quality issues /Current approaches to measuring powder particle characteristics (90 mins) * Tuesday 14 July: PSD / recycling issues / powder moisture (120 mins) * Wednesday 15 July: Powder management and maintenance of quality / powder evolution (120 mins) / Review of standards (75 mins) * Thursday 16 July: Characterisation of powders (60 mins) / Tumbling test and
04-06-2020  |  450x  | 
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