October 21, 2020 CE – Solid/Slurry Mixing and Drying

Continuing Education – Evening Lecture
Basics of Solid/Slurry Mixing and Drying Systems

Presenter: Dr. rer. nat. Dirk Jakobs
Technical Sales, Mixing and Reacting Technologies
Lödige, Germany

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
5:30pm-6:30pm – Presentation
6:30pm-6:45pm – Q&A Session & Closing Remarks

PDH Credit: 1 credit

Location: Due to COVID, this will be an online presentation only

$10 each for all attendees

Seminar Synopsis:
This course will cover the following key elements:

    • What is Mixing?
      • Purpose
      • Types of mixers
        • Froude Number
      • Process Technology
        • Basic Processes
          • Mixing
          • Granulating
          • Heating/Cooling
          • Humidifying
          •  Coating
        • Further Processes
          • Sterilizing
          • Reacting
      • Product Properties and Industry Applications
      • Advantages of Shovel mixer
    • What is drying?
      • Different drying methods
        • Mechanical drying
        • Thermal drying
      • Heat supply mechanisms
        • Convection
        • Contact
        • Contact-Convection
        • Radiation
      • Vapor transfer methods
        • Vapor diffusion
        • Vapor flow
        • Freeze-drying
      • Dryer types commonly used in industry
        • The Lödige DRUVATHERM Dryer
          • Drying principle
          • Design and construction
          • Advantages
          • Disadvantages
          • Product/Industry applications
          • Examples of unit customization and process integration

Dr Jakobs has a Diploma in Technical Chemistry and Doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering.  His Doctoral thesis was research work describing the mass transfer in nanofiltration membranes.  He has worked in plants and process machinery for nearly 20 years, becoming a specialist in mechanical and thermal separation processes.  He is a member of the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) and the Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (DECHEMA)

Please register no later than Wednesday, October 21 at 12:00 Noon. Cancellation requests received by the registration deadline will be fully refunded.

Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Cynthia Tarun at cbtarun@gmail.com, 832-341-4960 (Mobile).