Design of Equipment for Storing and Discharging Bulk Materials

21 – 25 September 2020                       On-line learning;  2 – 5pm each day.

The drawing up of specifications and correct design of hoppers, silos, bunkers and other large-scale bulk storage schemes is of fundamental importance for the optimal operation of plant.

This short course has been developed with specification writers and equipment designers/suppliers in mind.

Topics covered include:

  • Minimising project risk through characterisation of bulk materials;
  • How to characterise bulk materials using firmly established methods and the latest test equipment;
  • How to use shear cell measurements to design for reliable discharge;
  • Detail design for storage equipment;
  • Best Practice for bulk handling plant design and operation;
  • When should discharge aids be applied and appropriate types;
  • Methods for correct interfacing.


Book now  and pay on-line: £675 per person; discounts available for returning delegates and/or multiple attendances from one company.

This course can also be delivered as an in-company course, either on site as a 2 day course (travel guidelines permitted) or on-line, on dates to suit operational requirements.

Please contact me if you have any questions.

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