Rod Henricks, Director of Sales at Bunting, will be teaching the course Gravity Flow and Storage of Bulk Solids from March 31-April 2, 2020 at the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS. Henricks has been with Bunting since 2009, and previously served as Product Manager for Metal Detection before taking on the role of Director of Sales in 2013. His team includes outside sales territories across the United States and extends into Canada, Mexico, and Latin America. Henricks is also responsible for overseeing Bunting’s product managers.
The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is a university-level research center offering innovative solutions to enhancing productivity through product testing, global education, and ground-breaking research in the field of bulk solids storage, flow, and conveying. Henricks’ course will focus on addressing how to maintain reliable flow and storage, which is an issue many plants struggle with. The course will address prevention of problems before they occur, as well as how to address them if they do occur. Gravity Flow and Storage of Bulk Solids will provide students with a combination of instruction via design, theory, and hands-on application.
K-State recommends this course for engineers, technicians, and management personnel who design, maintain, or are seeking improvements to their bulk solid handling process. Upon completing the course, students will understand:
- Material properties that affect flow and storage
- Designing chutes and feeders
- Designing the geometry of a bin or silo
- Segregation and caking issues
- Specification and selection of silos, flow aids, feeders, and level measurement
To learn how to address issues with bins and silos in your plant—including erratic flow, stagnant material, and segregation—don’t miss your chance to attend this course and learn from Bunting industry expert Rod Henricks on how to improve storage and flow of bulk solids in your facility.
Sign up to attend “Gravity Flow and Storage of Bulk Solids” at the Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus.