Course Description

Spray Drying: Applied and Practical Approach

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Course ID 2897

In-Person Course

Who Should Attend?
The course is intended for professionals working in the chemical, biotechnology, agricultural sprays, food, pulp and paper, combustion and medical areas.

Those involved with spray dependent processes, including chemical reactors, coatings, spray drying, powder metallurgy, evaporative cooling, specialty chemicals, combustion and medical sprays will benefit.

It will be especially valuable to:
  • Operations, engineers, scientists
  • Quality control, environmental, health and safety professionals
  • Anyone involved with spray-dependent processes

Managers and supervisors of the above listed individuals would also benefit from this training by becoming acquainted with, and better understanding, the challenges involved with this technology.

Course Description
This 2-day accredited course focuses on Spray-Drying Technology, which are key processes in numerous industries. The course will emphasize the scientific fundamentals and practical operational aspects of Spray-Drying that are seen day-to-day in industries such as food, beverages, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, etc. The primary goal will be to help scientists, engineers and operations professionals make an impact in their businesses by improving their understanding of this important process and by learning important techniques to scale-up, improve efficiency, troubleshoot and maximize throughput. Spray drying, evaporative cooling, spray and atomization applications such as coating, cooling and fire protection will be addressed.

Maximize Your Learning!
Attend this course and its Companion Courses:
Atomization: Applied and Practical Approach
6-7 July 2020 • Virtual Course • Course ID #2896

Course Director
Herberto Dutra, Sr. Manager - Engineering

Herberto Dutra, Mechanical Engineer has over 30 years of experience in processing industries with careers at Kraft Foods, Nestle, Bay Valley and Sensient, including 20 years of hands-on experience in Spray Drying. Mr. Dutra’s expertise ranges from pilot plant scaling up, design and construction of numerous Spray Drying plants, day-to-day operation, troubleshooting and optimization. Academically, Mr. Dutra holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from UERJ (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), an MBA from Keller Graduate School and a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. Through his employers, Mr. Dutra has written and taught a number of training courses in Spray Drying, Powder Handling, Agglomeration, Liquids Handling, Cooking Processes, Plant Design , Packaging and many other programs developed for operations professionals, engineering, scientists, etc.

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