Bulk Solids Handling - Storage, Feeding, Transfer, Belt Conveying

TUNRA Bulk Solids’ Intensive Short Courses aim to provide delegates knowledge of basic principles and the latest in industry best practice over a two or three day period.

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Key learning outcomes:

  • Basic principles of handling plant design
  • Bulk solids flow properties and application to design
  • Loads on bin walls – symmetric, eccentric discharge – shock loads and silo quaking
  • Stockpile design incorporating draw-down, live capacity, base loads and locations of reclaim hoppers, feeders and tunnels
  • Loads on buried structures in bins and stockpiles
  • Chute design for feeding and transfer
  • Belt conveying – overview of various types of conveyor belt interactions – review of basic design procedures
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