Mixing and Blending

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

  • Recommended Blending Equipment For Feeds And Fertilizers
    Recommended Blending Equipment For Feeds And Fertilizers

    Ribbon Blenders are well-proven equipment used in batch production of feeds and fertilizers. Ingredients are loaded into the U-shaped trough and mixed by a horizontal solid-shaft agitator consisting of inner and outer helical ribbons.

  • 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.

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MIXING AND BLENDING PODCASTS, VIDEOS, AND MORE

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MIXING AND BLENDING PRODUCTS

Sanitary Mixer Brochure

Sanitary Mixer Brochure

The company has announced the completion of a new brochure describing their line of Sanitary Mixing, Blending, Drying and Dispersion equipment.

Used 10 Gallon Ross Chemical Planetary Mixer

Used 10 Gallon Ross Chemical Planetary Mixer

One (1) used Ross double planetary mixer, model PVM-10, stainless steel construction, 10 gallon capacity, vacuum cover, anchor agitator driven by 3 hp, 230/460 volt xp motor, disperser driven by 5 hp, 230/460 volt xp motor, mixer emulsifier driven by 1.5 hp, 230/460 volt xp motor, mechanical shaft seals, air over oil hydraulic lift with air tank, serial# 68891.

V-Blenders

V-Blenders

V-Blenders designs are 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.

Portable Mix Vessel

Portable Mix Vessel

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

PureFeed® Pharmaceutical Feeders

PureFeed® Pharmaceutical Feeders

How did we create the best pharmaceutical-grade dry solids feeders? Simple. We involved an international group of pharmaceutical manufacturing and process people in the design and development process. Then together, we developed and shaped new patented technology into feeding solutions optimized for jet milling, blending, extruding, packaging, coating and formulating applications.
Double Cone Blenders

Double Cone Blenders

Double Cone Blenders are 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 intermixed as the Double Cone rotates. Normal cycle times are typically in the range of 10 minutes, however they can be less depending on the difficulty of blending.

Skid Mounted Static Mixing Systems

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

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.

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MIXING AND BLENDING NEWS

  • 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
  • New Model PowerMix Design Offered By Ross
    New Model PowerMix Design Offered By Ross Ross now offers a new design of the PowerMix (Planetary Disperser) for the mixing of viscous mixtures requiring a combination of slow and high-speed agitation.
  • New Mixing System Introduced By Ross
    New Mixing System Introduced By Ross Charles Ross & Son Company recently introduced a new mixing and dispersion system. The new system combines a Ross High Shear Mixer and a specially designed PowerMix for use in manufacturing fine dispersions.
  • Mixing & Blending Control System Literature Available From Ross Ross has announced the completion of new 14-page literature covering its line of Control Systems used with Mixing, Blending, Drying and Dispersion equipment.
  • Ross Vertical Blender Offers Gentle Blending Action
    Ross Vertical Blender Offers Gentle Blending Action The Ross Vertical Blender is ideal for the blending of easily degradable solids. The mixing screw rotates around the periphery of the cone, and simultaneously lifts materials from the bottom to the top of the blender
  • New Features Offered On Ross Ribbon Blenders
    New Features Offered On Ross Ribbon Blenders

    Ross introduces several new features on its Ribbon Blender models including low-maintenance gasket-free covers, custom bag dump station with safety grating, clamshell coupling for quick agitator removal, vacuum and pressure-rated blenders with reinforced troughs, heavy-duty models for dense materials, bottom discharge extruder assembly and end wall scrapers.

  • Ross Appoints New Vice President Executive Vice President has announced the promotion of John Paterson to the position of Vice President – Ross Mixing Inc. located in Pt. St. Lucie, Florida.
  • Ross Introduces New 500 Gallon Horizontal Paste Mixer
    Ross Introduces New 500 Gallon Horizontal Paste Mixer Charles Ross & Son Company recently introduced a new line of Model 42HD Horizontal Paste Mixers.
  • Charles Ross Introduces A New Line Of Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders
    Charles Ross Introduces A New Line Of Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders

    Ross introduces a new line of Model 42C Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders 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.

  • 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.
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