NEW YORK, May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Engineering, a widely respected information source for the chemical process industries (CPI), is hosting a "Bulk Solids Handling Workshop" on September 15, 2016 at The Warwick, Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The workshop will bring together experts in the field of bulk solids handling to present some of the fundamental principles of bulk solids behavior that can help to solve and prevent handling problems in practical situations.
The workshop is intended for anyone who is responsible for designing, installing or operating bulk solids handling equipment. This can include process, production, design and process development engineers as well as R&D scientists.
A Keynote address by Herman Purutyan, CEO of Jenike and Johanson will kick off the workshop and the following sessions will follow:
Bulk Solids Characterization
Sampling of bulk solids; measuring key parameters for system design; powder flowability measurement; particle size measurement
Presenter: Timothy A. Bell, P.E., Engineering Fellow and Group Technology Leader, DuPont Engineering Research and Technology
Flow of Solids
Common flow problems; material testing; design considerations; design tools
Presenter: Andrés Orlando, Ph.D., Project Engineer, Jenike & Johanson
Combustible Dust Safety
Identifying, assessing and controlling dust explosion hazards; Dust Hazard Assessment (DHA) requirements of the new NFPA 652 standard
Presenter: Vahid Ebadat, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, Chilworth Technology
Feeders and Rotary Valves
Types of feeding devices; requirements for feeders (uniformity and control); types of rotary valves; rotary valves as feeders for pneumatic conveying systems
Presenter: Timothy A. Bell
Basic component of pneumatic conveying systems and troubleshooting
Presenter: Brian Pittenger, Senior Consultant, Jenike & Johanson
The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a continental breakfast available at 8:00–8:30, and a networking session with refreshments from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
For more information, visit www.chemengonline.com/bulksolids
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