October 18, 2022 CE – Drying Systems

Continuing Education – Evening Lecture
Drying Systems, Chemicals, Materials, Food and Pharma Applications

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

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
5:30pm-6:30pm – Presentation  (Eastern time)
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 attendees


This course will cover the following key elements related to drying processes: 

  • What is drying?
  • Different drying methods
      • Mechanical drying
      • Thermal Drying
  • Heat supply mechanisms
      • Convection
      • Contact
      • Radiation
  • Examples of different dryer types used in industrial scale  
  • The Lödige Shovel dryer
      • Specification and working principle
      • Operational area
      • Limits
      • Application examples


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 Tuesday October 18 at 12 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 tarun.aichedvs@gmail.com, 832-341-4960 (Mobile).