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Addressing Feedstock Handling Challenges with Municipal Solid Waste and Biomass
Presented by: Dr. Jayant Khambekar, Senior Consultant, Jenike & Johanson
Abstract: Often times, when you are handling feedstocks or raw materials associated with your waste-conversion process, material flow and handling issues occur that affect reliability. These issues often require manual intervention and reduce production / output. In this presentation, we will discuss why these issues occur and how they can be addressed.
Bio: Dr. Jayant Khambekar is a Senior Consultant at Jenike & Johanson’s Houston office. Jayant is heavily involved in consulting to address various powder and bulk solids handling challenges such as bridging, ratholing, plugging and erratic flow behavior. He has worked on more than 250 projects spanning across various industries. He has published several papers and also lectures on the storage and flow of bulk solids. Jayant holds a Doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts.