Mixing and Blending

MIXING AND BLENDING CASE STUDIES, WHITE PAPERS, & APPLICATION NOTES

  • FMC Biopolymer Reduces Operating Expenses More Than 80% With PERpH-X™ Sensors
    FMC Biopolymer Reduces Operating Expenses More Than 80% With PERpH-X™ Sensors

    FMC makes ingredients for consumer products such as toothpaste, baking mixes, and other food products. The plant makes carrageenan out of seaweed using a sequence of chemical processing steps that starts with soaking the seaweed at 200°F.

  • Recommended Blending Equipment For Powdered Detergents
    Recommended Blending Equipment For Powdered Detergents

    Ross Ribbon Blenders are well proven in the manufacture of detergents and intermediate compositions. Granular and powdered raw materials are loaded into the U-shaped trough and mixed by a horizontal solid-shaft agitator consisting of inner and outer helical ribbons. 

  • Guard Against Product Migration In Your Ribbon Blender
    Guard Against Product Migration In Your Ribbon Blender

    The Ribbon Blender is well-proven technology for fast and cost-effective blending of powders.

  • Benefits Of Batch Ultra-High Shear Mixing And Homogenization In The Chemical Industry
    Benefits Of Batch Ultra-High Shear Mixing And Homogenization In The Chemical Industry

    Throughout the process industries, high speed mixers are commonly used for a number of objectives including powder wet-out and dispersion, solubilization, particle size reduction and homogenization.

  • Bags Don't Cut It: Achieve Better Throughput With V-Max
    Bags Don't Cut It: Achieve Better Throughput With V-Max

    A Northeastern chemical manufacturer is currently utilizing 50 um conventional bags at their blending and shipping loading rack. Where the existing fluid quality through the 50 um bags has been found to be acceptable, the unit is challenged by exceptionally high change out rates contributing to increased labor, which means increased costs and increased safety risks. They have also been experiencing reduced throughput.

  • Efficiencies In Powder Dispersion For Manufacturers
    Efficiencies In Powder Dispersion For Manufacturers

    This white paper explores five tips for dispersing powders into liquid more efficiently.

  • Ribbon Blenders: A Best Practices Guide
    Ribbon Blenders: A Best Practices Guide

    This white paper presents some basic best practices for efficient processing in a Ribbon Blender. The ideas discussed here are recommendations based on practical and technical experience gained by Ross over several decades as a leading supplier of Ribbon Blenders to the process industries worldwide.

  • Overview Of Mixing Technologies For The Production Of Low To High Viscosity Adhesives

    The ideas discussed in this paper are recommendations based on Ross’ collective experience as a provider of specialty mixing equipment to the adhesive industries for over 170 years. Mixer testing and simulation trials are recommended to confirm the suitability of a specific mixing strategy.

  • Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues

    This white paper presents some strategies for improving commonly encountered batch mixing problems. Because mixing processes vary from one application to another – with different objectives, design configurations, rheologies, operating limitations, etc. – there are no fix-all solutions that will apply to every situation.

  • Traditional Medicinals Find The Answer To Move Blended Product Gently
    Traditional Medicinals Find The Answer To Move Blended Product Gently

    With over 34 years in the herbal supplement arena, Traditional Medicinals has combined the ancient art of traditional formulating with the most modern scientific methods of quality assurance and production, and remains dedicated to preserving earth’s natural resources, both human and natural.

  • Pneumatic Conveyor Provides Competitive Edge For New Bio Based Detergent Expansion
    Pneumatic Conveyor Provides Competitive Edge For New Bio Based Detergent Expansion

    Sticky powders present manufacturers and processors with unique material conveying challenges involving volumetric auger fillers that dispense powders, granulars, and flakes for packaging.

  • Specifying Motionless Mixers
    Specifying Motionless Mixers

    The operating cost for the energy necessary to mix fluids with a motionless mixer is usually far lower than for any competitive mixing technique. By Richard Harder

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MIXING AND BLENDING PODCASTS, VIDEOS, AND MORE

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MIXING AND BLENDING PRODUCTS

Used 100 Gallon Planetary Mixer

Used 100 Gallon Planetary Mixer

One (1) used 100 gallon Ross double planetary mixer, model DPM 100, 304 stainless steel construction, vacuum hood with 6" and 3" sight glasses. By Item Number 45955

Used 40 Gallon Planetary Mixer

Used 40 Gallon Planetary Mixer

One (1) used 40 gallon Ross double planetary mixer, model DPM 40, 304 stainless steel construction, vacuum hood with (2) 3" sight glasses By Item Number 45953

Compact Automatic Distillation Unit: ADU 5

Compact Automatic Distillation Unit: ADU 5

Anton Paar has launched the new ADU 5 automatic distillation unit – a fully automated, compact stand-alone distillation unit which is operated by touchscreen interface. This makes it the ideal solution for performing high-precision atmospheric distillation tests.

Portable Mix Vessel

Portable Mix Vessel

Special 100 gallon capacity sanitary mix vessel constructed of type 316 stainless steel

Ribbon Blenders

Ribbon Blenders

Ross manufactures a range of sizes from ½ through 515 cu.ft. working capacity. Ross blenders are supplied with several agitator design possibilities including continuous or cut-out ribbons for center or end discharge, a paddle design is also offered for shear sensitive blending applications.

Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders: Model 42C

Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders: Model 42C

The new line of Model 42C Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders are designed to mix dry powders, wet granulations and paste-like materials with densities up to 100 lb/cu.ft. Available in many sizes from 1/2 to 1,000 cu.ft. working capacity, Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders can be built for atmospheric, full vacuum or internal pressure operation. A full range of standard, heavy-duty and sanitary models are offered.

Two Gallon PowerMix

Two Gallon PowerMix

The Model PD-2 two-gallon PowerMix is for the development of viscous mixtures requiring a combination of slow and high speed agitation

Automatic Distillation Unit

Automatic Distillation Unit

ADU 5 is the ideal solution to automatically perform high-precision atmospheric distillation tests to characterize the volatility of petrochemical products like all standard fuels, biodiesel and ethanol-blended gasoline.

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MIXING AND BLENDING NEWS

  • Charles Ross Announces High Speed Dispersers For Large Scale Production
    Charles Ross Announces High Speed Dispersers For Large Scale Production

    Ross manufactures a full range of High Speed Dispersers suitable for high-volume mixing in vessels up to 6,000 gallons or larger.

  • Ross Introduces Skid Mounted Static Mixing Systems
    Ross Introduces Skid Mounted Static Mixing Systems Charles Ross & Son Company, the leader in specialty mixing and dispersion equipment, is now offering complete skid mounted static mixing systems.
  • Static Mixers Offered For Turbulent And Laminar Flow Mixing Charles Ross & Son Company, the leader in specialty mixing and dispersion equipment, offers two economical designs of its Static Mixers. The LPD, Low Pressure Drop model, is typically used for low viscosity turbulent flow mixing of fluids and for gas-liquid, gas-gas mixing. This design is offered in many materials of construction up to 60 inches diameter
  • Ross PowerMix Ideal For Dispersion The Ross PowerMix is ideally suited for the dispersion of minor ingredients into a major carrier...
  • Ross Stocks Sanitary V-Blenders
    Ross Stocks Sanitary V-Blenders The V-Blenders design is most often used for the intimate dry blending of free flowing solids. The solids being blended in these units can vary in bulk density and in percentage of the total mixture. Materials being blended are constantly being split and intermixed as the shell rotates.
  • Ross Completes Its 3000th Double Planetary Mixer
    Ross Completes Its 3000th Double Planetary Mixer

    Charles Ross & Son Company, a manufacturer of specialty mixing, blending, drying and dispersion equipment, recently completed its 3000th Double Planetary Mixer.

  • Ross Introduces Sanitary Mixing Systems
    Ross Introduces Sanitary Mixing Systems Charles Ross & Son Company, the leader in specialty mixing and dispersion equipment, is now offering complete sanitary mixing and dispersion systems.
  • Improved Powder Injection In Batch Mixing Systems
    Improved Powder Injection In Batch Mixing Systems The Ross Solids/Liquid Injection Manifold (SLIM) is a high shear mixer system designed to accelerate the dispersion of hard-to-wet-out solids while eliminating floating powders in batch tanks and reducing dusting in the mixing area.
  • Ross Appoints New Asian Regional Sales Manager
    Ross Appoints New Asian Regional Sales Manager Bogard Lagman, the former Executive Vice President of Charles Ross & Son Company has been appointed the new Regional Sales Manager for Asian and Middle Eastern countries.
  • Ross Introduces Tilted Design Double Planetary Mixers
    Ross Introduces Tilted Design Double Planetary Mixers

    Ross introduces new Double Planetary Mixers with a slightly tilted configuration for more effective and complete discharge of flowable products. Double Planetary Mixers are versatile equipment used in the preparation of pastes and gels, as well as granulations and free-flowing dried powder blends.

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