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NCI Offers Online Pellet Production Course

Course will focus on theory and mechanics of pellet manufacturing technology

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Do you have questions about the latest pelleting technology? The Northern Crop Institute has an online course, titled Quality Feed Pellet Production, running November 2, 4, 9 and 11.

This course will focus on the theory and mechanics of pellet manufacturing technology using a virtual format which provides the latest information on pelleting technology and allows for live question and answer sessions. The course is designed for managers, shift supervisors or line operators who are responsible for the pellet manufacturing of livestock feed, food manufacturing by-products and biomass densification.

Objectives: Provide participants the latest technical information for a better understanding of today’s pellet manufacturing industry and the role different ingredients play in the pelleting process.

  • Technology training will focus on how a press works, pellet press types and die design, steam conditioning and generation
  • Participants will also address particle size reduction, pellet durability, and the economics associated with pellet production

Major topics:

  • How a press works
  • Pellet press types and die design
  • Steam conditioning
  • Steam generation
  • Pellet cooling and drying
  • Size reduction of material being pelleted
  • Mixing of materials
  • Pellet durability
  • Additives
  • Economics associated with pellet production

This course is designed for feed manufacturing companies, soy crush facilities, flour mills, and industrial pellet companies located around the globe as well as domestically in the U.S.

Registration is $1,000. If you are a GEAPS member, note that in the drop-down menu.

Click here to register.

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