This white paper explores five ways to increase energy efficiency in new and existing mixing processes.
Mixing is one of the most ubiquitous unit operations in the processing world. And oftentimes, improvements specific to the mixing step lead to overall big rewards that translate well in the balance sheet. The usual challenges include maintaining batch-tobatch uniformity and optimizing blend times, but could be as simple, yet equally important, as improving cleanliness.
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.
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.
This white paper presents a number of mixing technologies and techniques employed in solid dispersion and dissolution.
When acquiring a process that involves one or several mixing steps, foresight for scale-up or expansion remains to be a subtle but important factor for long-term success. As production requirements grow, your ability to shift gears smoothly, quickly and efficiently is critical because it can spell the difference between an economical transition and a financial disaster.
Breakdown of organic wastes entering a wastewater treatment plant is accomplished by using a biomass or blend of beneficial microscopic organisms, bacteria, and solids.
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.
Ross Vertical Blender/Dryers are ideal for blending and drying ceramic materials whether in powder or slurry form.
Vacuum-capable Vertical Blender/Dryers are proven equipment for drying plastic resins.
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.
A wide range of polishing and finishing compounds are formulated for different surfaces and applications.
Mixing challenges throughout the process industries are heightened as the viscosity and complexity of the mixture rises. This webinar reviews the numerous options that are available to help select the most efficient mixer for a users requirements.
Dry blenders are typically described as being of horizontal, vertical or tumbling designs. On the surface it would seem that each can be used for the same application, but subtle differences usually make one preferable over another. This webinar helps to narrow the choice of the unit for a particular production requirement.
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
Following its largest inventory expansion to date, Charles Ross & Son Company announces that over 80 Ribbon Blenders, sized for different working volumes and bulk densities, are now available from stock.
Whether you are seriously considering a tumble blender for your process or still shopping for a suitable piece of blending equipment, here are 10 basic things you should know and think about before the making final decision.
Ross introduces a Laboratory High Viscosity Disperser featuring interchangeable bow-tie and paddle blades driven by a 2HP explosion-proof, VFD-capable motor. Suitable for use with standard 5-gallon pails, this bench-top mixer is ideal for thorough blending of fluids with very different viscosities, quickly resuspending dense solids that have settled during transport or storage, preparing thick paste-like formulations and other similar applications.
Charles Ross & Son Company, a manufacturer of specialty mixing, blending, drying and dispersion equipment, recently completed its 3000th Double Planetary Mixer.
Ross SysCon, a worldwide supplier of process control and automation systems, builds UL-rated stainless steel control panels of virtually any size or complexity.
Charles Ross & Son Company, a manufacturer of mixing, blending, drying and dispersion equipment since 1842, accepts custom fabrication projects for virtually any application.
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 Technical Director Ken Langhorn announces the addition of a new 10-gallon PowerMix Planetary Disperser to the Ross Test & Development Center.
Ross manufactures a wide range of bench-top mixers for R&D and pilot-scale requirements, with many selections for multi-viscosity processing, dry solid-solid blending, powder wet-out, inline (continuous) mixing, agitated vacuum drying, homogenization, emulsification and particle size reduction/wet milling.
Providing one stop fabrication service to manufacturers throughout the process industries, Ross, a world leader in mixing and blending technology, designs and builds storage tanks, pressure vessels and reactors for virtually any process or application.