TIMBER PRODUCTS Dry Kiln Operations Course

TPTS Kiln Operators Training Course

TPTS is pleased to announce the upcoming Kiln Operators Training Course November 13-15, 2018.  This three-day course is specifically designed for kiln operators with entry level experience or for operators who are transitioning from Batch Kilns to CDK’s.  

Kiln Operators Course:

Dates:       11/13—15/2018

Location:  Hyatt Place Jacksonville Airport

                14565 Duval Rd, Jacksonville FL, 904-741-4184

                Room Rate Under TP Room Block is $119 (NOTE: Registrant must book their own rooms)

Registration Fees:  $500 per participant (Includes evening receptions, breakfast and one dinner)


Topics covered will include:

  • Proper loading of both Batch and CDK’s
  • Basic operation of a high temp kiln (both batch and CDK)
  • Green burner fundamentals
  • Steam drying fundamentals
  • Optimizing drying schedules
  • Kiln maintenance and safety
  • Sustaining quality throughout the drying process

                   and much more……


This year, Alan Robbins of USNR will lead discussions and present the course materials along with assistance from  several other USNR staff.  On the last half of day 3, USNR will offer registrants an optional tour of their facility, just minutes from the hotel.  Please note - if you plan to participate in the tour please make sure you have steel toe boots and safety glasses.



For Questions or to Register - CLICK HERE
Tad Cleve
Direct 573-330-2173

For More Informations Please Contact:

Tad Cleve
Director of UPD & TP Innovations