Mixing and Blending Case Studies and White Papers

  1. Recommended Drying Equipment For Plastic Resins
    10/9/2014

    Vacuum-capable Vertical Blender/Dryers are proven equipment for drying plastic resins.

  2. Recommended Mixing Equipment For Floor Coatings
    9/15/2014

    Multi-Shaft Mixers capable of bulk agitation, high-speed powder wet-out and efficient heat transfer are ideal equipment for floor coatings based on epoxy, urethane, acrylic or hybrid chemistries.

  3. Recommended Mixing Equipment For Polishing Compounds
    9/15/2014

    A wide range of polishing and finishing compounds are formulated for different surfaces and applications.

  4. Recommended Blending Equipment For Feeds And Fertilizers
    8/18/2014

    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.

  5. Process Factors Affecting Proper Aeration Basin Control
    7/12/2014

    There are many factors to consider for proper aeration basin control. If one or several of these factors go out of balance, the whole system suffers and becomes inefficient.

  6. FMC Biopolymer Reduces Operating Expenses More Than 80% With PERpH-X™ Sensors
    5/29/2014

    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.

  7. Recommended Blending Equipment For Powdered Detergents
    4/30/2014

    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. 

  8. Guard Against Product Migration In Your Ribbon Blender
    4/30/2014

    This application note offers tips for efficiently containing powders in a ribbon blender to ensure operator safety, prevent cross-contamination and promote easy clean up.

  9. Benefits Of Batch Ultra-High Shear Mixing And Homogenization In The Chemical Industry
    4/30/2014

    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.

  10. Bags Don't Cut It: Achieve Better Throughput With V-Max
    3/5/2014

    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.