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20 – 22 October 2020

Fee £825 (2 day) – £1260 (3 day) per person on campus / £675 on-line delivery (2 days only); discounts offered for multiple registrations from one company.

Introduction to the storing and handling of bulk materials, equipment selection and design methodologies for safe and reliable plant.

Subjects covered include:

  • Introduction to storage and handling of bulk materials
  • Hoppers and silos
  • Pneumatic, screw and belt conveying
  • Characterisation of bulk solids
  • Dust Control
  • Sampling
  • Discharge aids
  • Feeders
  • Segregation, degradation and caking
  • Operational problems and troubleshooting
  • Case studies are used throughout to illustrate the presentations, and substantial discussion periods are included to permit the analysis of specific problems experienced by attendees

During the practical session you will be able to:

  • Test materials with the aid of our experienced technicians and researchers
  • Learn different methods of characterising materials
  • Receive advice and recommendations on the results

The course enables plant designers, plant managers or maintenance to improve their ability to deal with the design and troubleshooting of plants.

Format: Classroom based, or with the option to attend via remote means if preferred. Full details will be available nearer the time.

Please register via the on line booking form or by contacting Caroline at