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M a y 2 0 1 4 57 Conference Program TUESDAY MAY 6 Keynote Technology Panel - Identifying Combustible Dust Hazards and Hazard Mitigating Strategies Moderator: Amy Theis, Director of Risk Management Services, Fauske and Associates Panelists: Dr.-Ing. Johannes Lotterman, Head of Projects and Expansion, REMBE Inc. (Germany) Gary Q. Johnson, Chemical Engineer & Consultant, Workplace Exposure Solutions David Grandaw, Vice President of Sales, Fenwal-IEP Technologies Bill Stevenson, Vice President of Engineering, CV Technology Jason Krbec, Engineering Manager, CV Technology 9 AM - 10 AM • Managing dust explosion hazards • Sources of explosions • Basic to advanced dust explosion hazards; become an "expert" • Changing design to reduce dust emissions • Combustible dust regulatory and compliance requirements Track A Fundamental Technical Workshop - Predicting Pneumatic Conveying Performance Mark Jones, Director of TUNRA Bulk Solids Handling Research, Professor of Engineering & Built Environment, University Of Newcastle (Australia) Don McGlinchey, Professor of Engineering & Built Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University (Scotland) 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Pneumatic conveying is often seen as a 'black art' with few visual signs to assist en- gineers in understanding what drives sys- tem performance. This session will provide an understanding of the major parameters that determine system performance and look at ways in which improved through- puts (conveying rates) can be achieved. This session will educate on: • Improved operation and performance • Uprating systems • Avoiding blockage and unreliability Track B What's New in Tech - Nanotechnology Advancements and Applications Stephen Miranda, Sales Director North America, Grinding & Dispersion, Netzsch 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Size reduction into the nanometer size range offers many advantages. These in- clude increased surface area, improved re- activity, efficient absorption and higher effi- cacy of active ingredients. This presentation will discuss methods for comminution and dispersion of agglomerates and particles into the nanometer size range using dry and wet grinding and dispersion techniques. • For wet comminution down to the nanometer size range or for the dispersion of nano sized particles, the use of smaller grinding media is necessary • When using grinding media of a size smaller than 200 μm and with an increasing viscosity of the product suspension, methods have been developed to ensure efficient and effective separation of grinding media • For dry Comminution down to the nanometer size range, jet mills are utilized with super-heated steam as the grinding medium • Examples of both processing methods will be reviewed Track C Fundamental Technical Workshop - Part 1: Understanding the Causes of Powder and Bulk Material Handling Problems Eric Maynard, Senior Consultant, Jenike & Johanson Inc. 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM This session will discuss the causes of com- mon flow problems that arise when pow- ders and bulk solids are put into silos, hop- pers, and feeders. • Review differences between bulk solids and liquids • Learn about causes of arching and ratholing • Discuss fine powder flooding and blend segregation • Examine two types of storage vessel (e.g., silo, hopper, bin) flow patterns Track D Fundamental Technical Workshop - Fluid Bed Dryers with Integrated Heat Exchangers Dr.-Ing. Mathias Trojosky, Head of Drying Technology, Allgaier Group (Germany) 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM This session will focus on fluid bed dryers and technological developments related to utilizing integrated heat exchangers with theoretical discussion and case studies of actual installations. • Conceptual and technical performance details of fluid bed dryers • Overcoming challenges of wet/sticky particles for fluidization • Heat transfer from heating surfaces to fluidized bed Track A Advanced Technical Workshop - Design & Specification of Pneumatic Conveying Systems David Mills, Pneumatic Conveying Consultant, UK (United Kingdom) 1:30 PM - 3 PM For engineers who are required to design and specify pneumatic conveying systems and need to know the potential influence of the properties of the material to be con- veyed, in terms of dilute and dense phase conveying capability and hence air require- ments, together with issues of pipeline rout- ing with bends and pipeline orientation. Track B Fundamental Technical Workshop - Part 2: Practical Solutions to Costly Bulk Solids Flow Problems Eric Maynard, Senior Consultant, Jenike & Johanson Inc. 1:30 PM - 3 PM This session provides solutions to costly flow problems that normally occur with si- los, hoppers, and feeders. Methods to char- acterize a bulk material's flow properties will be presented, along with a proven step-by- step storage vessel design process. • Learn about key flow properties test measurements • Examine critical design requirements for a storage vessel (e.g., silo, hopper, bin) Call the Experts for all your solids processing. 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