Participants will learn quantitative tools and practices to influence and impact flour quality in the mill.
Course objective: Expanding on topics from the Basic Milling Principles course to include quantitative techniques to analyze and improve the process flow; understanding the variables that impact production efficiencies; and enhance the troubleshooting skills of mill personnel.
Course topics: Topics include analysis of mill flow sheets and design; analysis of mill balance and product distribution; adjustment of roll stands; sifting and sifter design; purification system; and process control.
Required skill level: Theoretical milling background (milling school, university or other milling training). Practical work experience in a flour mill.
Prerequisite: IGP-KSU Introduction to Flour Milling or IGP Overview of Flour Milling.
Who should attend: Milling engineers, operation managers, production managers, head millers and shift managers.
Course minimum: 10 participants.
*Course Fee: $1,800.