Spray Drying: Advanced Technology Overview

Date(s) and Time:
July 24, 2024
11:00 am EDT - 12:30 pm EDT
Duration: 90 Minutes

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Course Instructor

Herberto Dutra

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Limited Availability until July 11, 2024

$ 175
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Course description

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This accredited course focuses on Spray-Drying technology, a very important process 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 these important processes and by learning important techniques to scale up, improve efficiency, troubleshoot, and maximize throughput. Advanced topics such as Psychrometry and calculation methods will be covered.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply the Thermal Efficiency formula as a tool to calculate the optimal inlet and outlet temperatures.
  • Calculate the parameters required for the design and selection of atomizing nozzles
  • Calculate residence times and drying chamber design parameters.
  • Explain evaporation and evaporative cooling.
  • Calculate main spray drying parameters by using a Psychrometric chart (on paper and computer).
  • Explain the methods of control of the spray drying process.
  • Explain how to dry challenging products by stating the variables that define a “hard to dry” liquid feed.
  • Improve drying operations by using troubleshooting techniques.
  • Scale up a process from a pilot plant to a production line.

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This accredited training covers the fundamentals and practical aspects of Spray Drying technology. It is intended for the following target audience: Operations Professionals, Engineers, Scientists, Quality Control Professionals, Environmental, Health, and Safety Professionals, and anyone involved with spray-dependent processes, such as the ones seen in Food, Beverages, Specialty Chemicals, Pharmaceutical, Pulp and Paper, Pilot Plants, etc.

The course will emphasize the following processes: Spray Drying, evaporative cooling, spray and atomization applications such as coating, cooling, and fire protection.

Course Instructor


Herberto Dutra

Sr. Manager - Engineering

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