The Science of Classifying Solids: Screening Technology
- Type: Archived Webinar
Separation of particles by screens is one of the more common unit operations encountered in the process industry, yet the fundamentals of screening are not well understood. This webinar addresses the basics of screening, examining the fundamentals of screening: grade efficiency calculations, various aspects of probability of particle passage, and screening rate calculations. Also addressed are the various practical aspects of screening – selection and types of wire cloth, screener selection, wire cloth wear, screen blinding and prevention technique, and alternate screening technologies.
Karl Jacob is a Fellow in Engineering & Process Sciences at The Dow Chemical Company. He is founder of the Solids Processing Lab at Dow and for the last 30+ years has worked on a vast array of particle technology problems, with particular expertise in silo/hopper design, powder mechanics, pneumatic conveying, particle engineering and drying. He is past chair of the Particle Technology Forum and was on the Board of Directors for AIChE. Karl is a chemical engineering graduate of Case Western Reserve University. He is the senior editor for the Solids Processing chapter for the ninth...Read more
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