Mixing and Blending

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

  • Choose The Right Inline High-Shear Mixer For Your Process
    Choose The Right Inline High-Shear Mixer For Your Process

    This white paper presents some ideas for selecting the right inline high shear mixer for your process based on a company’s collective experience as a mixing equipment provider to process industries.

  • 5 Steps To Increase Energy-Efficient Mixing
    5 Steps To Increase Energy-Efficient Mixing

    Mixer testing simulation trials are needed to confirm the suitability of a specific mixing strategy. This white paper explores five ways to increase energy efficiency in new and existing mixing processes.

  • The Quest For Clean Mixing

    Mixing is one of the most common operations in food processing, but comes with challenges -- batch-to-batch uniformity, optimizing blend times, and most importantly: improving cleanliness.

  • Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues
    Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues

    Mixing processes vary from one application to another and there are no fix-all solutions.This white paper presents some strategies for improving commonly encountered batch mixing problems.

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

    Uniformly dispersing powders into a liquid batch in a practical amount of time is a common problem for F&B manufacturers. This white paper explores five tips for dispersing powders more efficiently.

  • How To Optimize Solid-Liquid Mixing

    This paper provides practical information on the efficient use of specialty mixing equipment for the preparation of low, medium and high viscosity solid-liquid mixtures under low and high shear conditions.

  • How To Easily Scale-Up Mixing Systems
    How To Easily Scale-Up Mixing Systems

    When selecting mixing systems, foresight for scale-up is important for long-term success. A quick shift between systems can be the difference between economical success and a financial disaster.

  • Dissolved Oxygen Measurement In A Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Breakdown of organic wastes entering a wastewater treatment plant is accomplished by using a biomass or blend of beneficial microscopic organisms, bacteria, and solids.

  • Blending And Drying High-Density Powders
    Blending And Drying High-Density Powders

    For years, blending dense slurries has been a job for the traditional vacuum dryer with a rotating vessel. Today, processors are finding a different blender/dryer can handle the heaviest of materials more easily.

  • Recommended Blending & Drying Equipment For Ceramic Powders And Slurries
    Recommended Blending & Drying Equipment For Ceramic Powders And Slurries

    Ceramic powders that need to be mixed with other solids or coated with a liquid prior to drying are efficiently processed in a Vertical Blender/Dryer. Manufacturers benefit from the ability of the Vertical Blender/Dryer to quickly remove moisture or solvent from a wide range of feed forms — from slurries and pastes to granules, pellets and powders.

  • Recommended Drying Equipment For Plastic Resins
    Recommended Drying Equipment For Plastic Resins

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

  • Recommended Mixing Equipment For Floor Coatings
    Recommended Mixing Equipment For Floor Coatings

    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.

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MIXING AND BLENDING PODCASTS, VIDEOS, AND MORE

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MIXING AND BLENDING PRODUCTS

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.

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.

Vertical Blenders For Manufacturing Vertical Blenders For Manufacturing

Ross V-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 split and intermixed as the shell rotates. Normal cycle times are typically in the range of 15 minutes, however can be less depending on the difficulty of blending.

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.

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.

Sanitary VersaMix Sanitary VersaMix

Charles Ross & Son Company’s Sanitary PVM 200-gallon VersaMix was designed to produce sanitary emulsions in short mixing cycles...

Sanitary Mix Tanks Sanitary Mix Tanks

Stainless Steel Tanks - This 1000 Liter Stainless Steel Sanitary tank is constructed of type 316 stainless steel

Portable Mix Vessel Portable Mix Vessel

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

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MIXING AND BLENDING NEWS

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fast Delivery Of V-Cone And Double Cone Tumble Blenders
    Fast Delivery Of V-Cone And Double Cone Tumble Blenders

    Fully-equipped Ross V-Cone and Double Cone Tumble Blenders are now available from stock or with fast delivery times.

  • SmartStream Digital Conference Optimizing Technology For The Changing Face Of Industry
    SmartStream Digital Conference Optimizing Technology For The Changing Face Of Industry

    Attend a single session or stay for the full virtual conference. This new digital conference, sponsored by ABB Automation & Power World, brings the latest industry insights straight to your desk or wherever you are, free of charge and with no travel required!

  • 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.
  • Charles Ross Announces Ultra-high Shear Homogenization And Particle Disintegration
    Charles Ross Announces Ultra-high Shear Homogenization And Particle Disintegration

    The Ross MegaShear Ultra-High Shear Mixer is designed for homogenizing dispersions and disintegrating large solid particles or droplets suspended in liquid. A unique inline rotor/stator design, the MegaShear’s mixing head (US Patent No. 6,241,472) turns at tip speeds well over 11,000 ft/min and generates extremely complex flow patterns without sacrificing throughput

  • Ross Expands Static Mixers Inventory
    Ross Expands Static Mixers Inventory Charles Ross & Son Company has expanded its inventory of Low Pressure Drop (LPD/LLPD) and Interfacial Surface Generators (ISG) Static Mixers to meet customer demand.
  • New Surface Treatments And Coating Options Offered On Ross Mixers
    New Surface Treatments And Coating Options Offered On Ross Mixers

    Charles Ross & Son Company now offers a variety of surface treatments, coatings and alternative materials on its full range of mixing, blending, drying and dispersion equipment for the processing of high-purity, sensitive, corrosive or abrasive products.

  • Selecting the Right Blade to Optimize Mixing The key to solving tough blending problems and meeting ambitious goals for throughput and product quality is often unconventional thinking. Faced with the challenge of blending a slurry of extremely dense materials, then drying the batch to form a light, fluffy powder, your first thought would probably be to rely on a traditional vacuum dryer...
  • 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.
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