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Convenient Powder Induction in Large Mixing Tanks

8 Nov 2021  |
ROSS VersaMix Multi-Shaft Mixers with Solids/Liquid Injection Manifold (SLIM) Technology enables fast and efficient large-scale powder dispersion into low-viscosity liquids including resins, oils, melted waxes, emulsions, and aqueous solutions.

The pictured VersaMix Model VM-600 is a 600-gal capacity dual-shaft mixer designed for deep vacuum levels. Featuring a High Shear Mixer with SLIM Technology, the rotor/stator assembly of the VM-600 creates a powerful suction that draws solids sub-surface, directly into the high-shear zone. This method of material addition accelerates powder wet-out and dramatically minimizes issues like agglomeration (fisheyes), floating powders, and dusting. The second agitator is a Two-Wing Anchor equipped with hinged Teflon scrapers for consistent heat transfer across the vessel sidewalls and bottom which could be jacketed for temperature control. After the powder induction step, the VM-600 can handle a significant increase in viscosity because the combined mixing action of Anchor and High Shear Mixer ensures adequate turnover. The finished product may take on the consistency of a thickened gel, paste, or slurry. The Ross VersaMix can be supplied with a third agitator, such as a sawtooth disc blade or a screw auger.

Conveniently operated from a 15” HMI touchscreen with a customizable recipe system, this mixer allows for accurate and efficient batching based on speed, time, temperature, and vacuum pressure. Digital valve controls; printing of batch tickets; interface with pumps and load cells, and other functions are also programmed into the mixer control panel.

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Charles Ross & Son Company – Manufacturer of Process Equipment such as Ribbon Blenders Vertical Blenders, Tumble Blenders, Double Planetary Mixers and Multi Shaft Mixers,High Shear Mixers Batch and inline along with Dispersers. Charles Ross...

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