Overview: This course will help delegates understand the reasons for the many hundreds of different options of rotary valves available and how to choose them.

Subjects covered:

  • Application areas for rotary valves, and their different demands (feeding, explosion protection, isolation etc)
  • Basics of rotary valve performance – air leakage, feed rate etc
  • Materials of construction linked to issues of wear and build-up
  • Seals and bearings, options, functions and selection
  • Special consideration for explosion isolation
  • ATEX requirements and responsibilities
  • Features for cleaning and preventing contamination
  • Venting – needs, options and ensuring success
  • Review of practical application issues

Course fee: £520 per delegate
Venue: Chatham, Kent
Contact: Caroline Chapman Wolfson-enquiries@gre.ac.uk , +44 20 8331 8646

The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology