Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids
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Although many pneumatic conveying equipment advances have been made, costly problems – including wear, attrition, rate limitation and line plugging – continue to occur.
This course will help you learn how to apply practical design and troubleshooting principles to improve the efficiency, safety and reliability of pneumatic conveying systems transporting powders and bulk solids.
Ensure trouble-free flow
In this course you will review the fundamentals of gas/solids flow and address common pneumatic conveying problems, modes of transport in a pipeline and scale-model tests and their use in designing and evaluating poorly operating systems. You’ll discuss line chargers (feeders), proven pipeline layout rules and criteria for elbow/bend selection. The instructor will also cover more specialized topics including dense phase conveying systems and gas/solids separators such as cyclones, filters and bag houses.
Eric Maynard is the Director of Education and a Senior Consultant with Jenike & Johanson, Inc., which is recognized as the world’s leading engineering firm specializing in bulk solids handling technology. Eric received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
During his 15 years at Jenike & Johanson, he has worked on nearly 500 projects designing material handling and pneumatic conveying systems for powders and bulk solids such as cement, coal/coke, limestone, resins, biomass,...Read more
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