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Pilot Plant Design, Construction, and Operation

  • Oct. 19-21, 2020 - Online (U322)
Expand your knowledge in a revised edition of the only course to cover all of the key aspects of successfully building and operating a pilot plant. Topics covered include defining the pilot plant’s requirements, estimating the costs, determining the fastest schedule, design options, start-up issues, maintenance issues and operational considerations.
Discipline: Chemical

Successful Laboratory Design Grass Roots, Renovations, and Relocations

  • Oct. 21-23, 2020 - Online (U323)
Gain an owner’s view of the requirements for designing a safe and effective laboratory - whether a grassroots construction or a renovation/remodel. Code requirements are discussed in detail, to allow understanding of the limitations of any proposed design. Detailed advantages and disadvantages of different styles of casework, flooring, wall and floor coverings are discussed. Layout issues, utility systems and safety systems are also covered, as they impact overall design.
Discipline: Chemical

Pilot Plant Equipment 1 Fundamentals for Proper Selection

  • Nov. 2-4, 2020 - Online (U324)
This course focuses on equipment selection, installation, and operating issues of interest to engineers, scientists, contractors, supervisors, and operators who specify, design, build, operate, or support equipment for pilot plant and laboratory units. Topics covered include piping and tubing basics, valve selection, pump selection and operation, reactor mechanical design, heat tracing, seals for smaller scale applications and layout of a pilot plant or lab unit for minimum cost and maximum effectiveness.
Discipline: Chemical

The Art and Science of Industrial Mixing

  • May 11-13, 2021 - Des Plaines (Chicago), IL (C063)
While some mixing is still an art, much of today's knowledge is backed by real science and engineering. This introductory course will:Take the mystery out of mixingGive you practical tools to tackle real problemsHelp you achieve measurable and reproducible resultsOnce you understand how and why mixers work, you will be able to correctly identify ways to improve your mixing. This course will get you moving immediately in the right direction.
Discipline: Chemical

Dryer Technology

  • May 18-19, 2021 - Des Plaines (Chicago), IL (U372)
Expand your knowledge of industrial dryer fundamentals and learn how to apply proven methods to improve dryer efficiency, reduce operating and energy costs, and improve your operations. This course will focus on the continuous drying of particulate materials from foods to inorganic chemicals.
Discipline: Chemical

Atomization and Spray Technology Focus on Spray Drying

  • May 20-21, 2021 - Des Plaines (Chicago), IL (U373)
In this introductory course you will gain a solid understanding of the atomization process and atomizer designs. You will learn the differences in performance of different atomization methods, how to select the proper atomizer for your product requirements, and how to improve the operation of your existing atomizing system.
Discipline: Chemical

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