Course objectives: In depth discussions of flow sheet diagrams and milling processes. Optimum machine adjustment and mill handling.
Course topics: Comparison of special cleaning systems which offer the possibility to improve milling performance further than a regular cleaning section; tempering of wheat (systems, bin designs, possible traps, various tempering philosophies and their application, pre-tempering systems, flow sheet options for optimum sanitation in and around the tempering bins); bacteria count reduction by scouring, peeling, light peeling and pearling; in-depth flow sheet technology (comparison of international flow sheets with milling systems in the U.S., discussion of differences and possible application of system parts in U.S. milling; practical exercises in the Hal Ross Mill (the perfect break release, optimum purifier set-up, judging sifting performance – finding the ideal area between poor dressing and bare dressing), starch damage (what is it, its effects on water absorption, attrition flour – production and usage; flour quality: general quality control and assurance, flour aging, etc.); and mill pneumatic systems (in-depth pneumatics with practical measurements and adjustments in the Hal Ross Mill).
Required skill level: Theoretical milling background (milling school or university, prior advanced milling course – IAOM or Buhler training center), please forward copy of certificate; KSU Milling science graduate with two years practical experience or five years of shift milling experience.
Who should attend: Production manager, head millers and shift managers
Course minimum: 6 participants.
Course Fees: IAOM Member – $1,900 | Nonmember – $2,100
Registration deadline: February 5, 2018
To apply for a course, please register online.
Class sizes are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications received without payment will be placed on a waiting list. Confirmation as a participant in each course will be sent upon receipt of payment. Please do not make travel plans that cannot be easily canceled until you receive notice of confirmation or cancellation, which you will receive no later than four weeks prior to the course start date.