Wolfson Centre offers range of powder handling short courses

December 14, 2011

The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology, part of the School of Engineering at the University of Greenwich, UK, is running a programme of Short Courses throughout 2012 designed to attract engineers from industry in the area of bulk solids handling.

“In the past we have welcomed delegates from all over the world and from a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, food processing, mining, ceramics, power generation, plastics, chemicals and  recycling, to name but a few.”

Course are aimed at managers, skilled operatives and maintenance crew or anyone involved in the handling, processing and storage of powders and bulk solids, including manufacturers of such machinery.

The course content includes the basics of operation of powder and bulk solids handling equipment, understanding materials, causes and solutions to common problems, design and selection of plant components.

2012 Course Schedule:

28 February

Guide on how to manage compliance to REACH

20 March

Segregation, Degradation and Caking

21 – 22 March

Powder Characterisation

24 – 25 April

Storage and Discharge of Powders and Bulk Solids

26 April

Electrostatics in Powder Handling and Evaluation

26 April

Dust Explosions – How to demonstrate DSEAR/ATEX Compliance

29 – 31 May

Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids

25 September

Powder Containment

6 – 8 November

Overview of Particulate Handling Technology

4 – 6 December

Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids


Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology

Tel: +44(0) 208 331 8646

Fax: +44(0) 208 331 8647

Email: [email protected]  

For more details of the courses please visit www.bulksolids.com 


Edited by: Paul Whittaker, Editor ipmd.net, [email protected]   

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