Dust Control for Processes 2023

Dust Control for Processes 2023

The course will run online from 09:00 – 13:00 hrs UK time.

There will be opportunity to discuss operational issues with the presenters and other delegates.

Course Fee

£375 per delegate.
Discounts are available for group bookings and returning delegates.


Registration and payment is available via the on-line shop.

A link to join will be sent in the week prior to the course starting.


The course emphasises the practical aspects of technology. Case studies are used throughout to illustrate presentations, and substantial discussion periods are included so that specific problems experienced by attendees can be analysed.

Subjects covered

Characterisation of Bulk Particulates:

  • the need for characterisation;
  • bulk behaviour;
  • key material characteristics;
  • particle size distribution;
  • bulk density;
  • segregation;
  • powder flow function;
  • effect of moisture content

Materials handling:

  • vessel geometry;
  • flow problems;
  • vessel types;
  • feeders;

Dust control:

  • why is dust control important;
  • prevention and containment;
  • extraction;
  • particle capture (filters);
  • venting

Guidance on dust control:

  • Responsibilities;
  • processes and sources;

Plant audit

Is it for me?

This is ideal for plant designers, plant managers, safety and hygiene specialists and maintenance professionals – particularly if you are handling powders – and will help you to identify and assess risk within your processing system.

The programme will also benefit operational staff or senior management, helping you to gain a better understanding of what can go wrong, and how to make your plant as efficient and trouble-free as possible.

14 Jun 2023

This event is hosted by

“Providing Cost-Effective Solutions to Industrial Problems”

The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology is part of the School of Engineering at The University of Greenwich at Medway, Kent, UK and has specialised in solving materials handling problems since 1973. The Centre undertakes leading edge research into a wide range of ...

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