Ross vacuum-rated high-speed dispersers are a family of tank-mounted and raisable mixers featuring a laser-cut saw-tooth blade that runs to approximately 5000 ft/min. Also called high-speed dissolvers, these units are primarily used to incorporate dry powders into liquid and disperse loosely bound agglomerates. They impart high levels of shear while producing vigorous flow and rapid turnover of low- to medium-viscosity dispersions as high as 50,000 centipoise. In most applications, the extent of deagglomeration is further optimized under vacuum conditions that reveal tighter and more uniform particle size distributions in shorter cycle times. Pictured is a 600-gal mix vessel designed for full vacuum and equipped with a 20-in.-diam disperser blade that is raised/lowered by means of an air/oil hydraulic lift.
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