Buhler – KSU Expert Milling

Course Description

This course will include in-depth discussions of flow sheet diagrams, the milling processes, optimum machine adjustment and mill handling. Topics for this course include 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).

Who Should Attend

Production manager, head millers, and shift managers. Theoretical milling background (milling school or university, prior advanced milling course — IAOM or Buhler training center), please forward copy of the certificate; KSU Milling science graduate with two years practical experience or five years of shift milling experience.

Registration Information

2024 Dates to be Determined

Course fees for IAOM members are $1,900 and the non-member fee is $2,100.


The IGP Institute reserves the right to cancel or reschedule courses if minimum enrollment numbers are not met. If a course is canceled, participants will be refunded 100% of their tuition. If a course is rescheduled, participants will have the opportunity to have 100% of their registration fees applied to the rescheduled course or receive a full refund.

Participants who wish to cancel or transfer their registration to another employee can do so for a $100 processing fee as long as notice is received at least fifteen days prior to the course start date. Refund requests made fourteen days or less before a course start date will be not be refunded.