HAUPPAUGE, NY – ROSS has unveiled improvements to the dual-post hydraulic lift and seal design of its 1,500-gallon Multi-Shaft Mixer (Model PVM-1500). The new lifting design is a double-acting, fully hydraulic cylinder operating at a much higher pressure, allowing for a smaller cylinder and significantly less oil for operation.Read more
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Mixing and blending of dry bulk materials
Mixing and blending of bulk solids is an important processing step in many industries. When bulk materials, the mixing quality plays a central role. In pharmaceutical manufacturing of solid dosage formulations (capsules or tablets), small amounts of a powdered active drug are gently blended with excipients, such as cellulose, lactose, starch, sugar, and lubricants. With food products, many powder-form consumer products result from custom mixed batches; consider cake mix, ice tea and dry seasonings. Many processes in the chemical process industries (CPI) involve mixing or blending of specialty chemicals, fertilizers, explosives, glass or ceramics, detergents and resin compounds. This Technology Zone offers an insight into the latest innovations in mixing and blending system design.
When a leading manufacturer of imprinted concrete materials needed to streamline its production process, the first decision it made was to contact a mixer maker in the top of its field.Read more
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The Schold lineup of high-speed dispersers can be customized and designed to your exact specifications. Whether you are looking to disperse powders into a liquid or blend solvents together, Schold has the solution.Read more
The MIXOMAT is particularly well suited to discontinuous, gravimetric loading as well as to mixing and dyeing of granulate exactly as specified in the recipe, with masterbatch, re-work, pigments and additives.
Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied leading European pre-fried and frozen potato product producer, Agristo, with two continuous mixers featuring an enhanced mirror polish finish. The stainless steel Ajax machines will be used to mix grated potato with various additives including flavourings to produce a range of potato products.Read more
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DOVER, NJ – To manufacture calcium-enriched orange juice, calcium citrate needed to be blended at a carefully controlled concentration in this batch operation that needed instantaneous mixing. This OJ producer wanted to get away from manual dumping of powders into a mix tank – a messy and hazardous approach.Read more