Operator Training Course for Fluidized Processes - Chicago

For Engineers and Operators involved with fluidized bed or circulating fluidized bed operations.

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  • Course Objectives
    • Learn how fluidized bed, risers and cyclones operate
    • Learn about steady state and start up operations for fluidized processes
    • Learn how to troubleshoot common issues with fluidized processes
  • Course Material
    • Fluidization concepts
    • Particle size distributions measurements and interpolations
    • Gas sparger and grid designs, operations, and troubleshooting
    • Cyclone design, operations and troubleshooting
    • Fluidized bed design, operations and troubleshooting
    • Circulating fluidized bed design, operations and troubleshooting
    • Start ups and shutdowns
    • Entrainment predictions and exceptions to those predictions
    • Sampling methods
    • Managing particle attrition
  • Course Methodology
    • Material based on 45 years of practices
    • Instructors have more than 20 years of industrial experience
    • Hands on experiences on industrially relevant experiences
    • Troubleshooting practices with direct applications to commercial scale units

The fee for the 3-day course is:

$2,000 USD for PSRI member company participants

$2,500 USD for non-member company participants

*Book by Steptember 1st 2022 to save $250

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**Hotel Info**

We recommend a convenient "hotel park" on Cicero Avenue, just south of Midway Airport (about 10 minutes from PSRI). The hotel park includes the Marriott, Fairfield Inn, Courtyard, Hampton Inn, Residence Inn and Holiday Inn.  Reservations for any of these hotels can be made at:


COVID-19 Information:

PSRI intends to follow the current guidelines set by the CDC, State of Illinois, Cook County, and City of Chicago. Currently, One or more of these guidelines require all persons attending an event to be up to date on vaccinations. You will be required to show proof of vaccination (paper or electronic) on the first day of the event. You may also be asked to take an onsite self administered rapid test that we will provide at no charge to you.  


Event Properties

Event Date 10-11-2022
Event End Date 10-13-2022
Seats Available 12
Cut off date 10-01-2022
Original Price $2,000.00
Discounted Price $1,750.00 (Until 08-31-2022 07:30)
Location PSRI Chicago Office
Attachment Operator Training Agenda - October 2022.pdf