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Storage and Discharge of Bulk Solids Short Course

Category Bulk Materials Handling       Hits: 4021

Presented by The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
8 – 9 March 2011
Venue: University of Greenwich, Kent
£680 per delegate

This course deals with the basics in operation, design and specification of hoppers and silos and aims to provide the knowledge to assist in identifying powder handling storage and discharge problems and the techniques which can be employed to overcome them.

The following topics will be covered:

- 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

Further details on the course content can be found at

There will also be a demonstration of the new powder flow tester, which the Wolfson Centre consultants helped to develop, designed to measure the flowability of materials. More information on the Powder Flow Tester can be found at

The course is aimed at Engineers, Managers, Skilled operatives
and maintenance crew or anyone involved in using powders and bulk solid materials. A basic technical education and/or experience in industry is recommended.

Booking forms can be downloaded from our website There are discounts available for group /multiple bookings.

Numbers for the seminars are limited to allow delegates the time to discuss their own operational needs and problems.



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