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Fluidized Bed Mixer Is Fast, Gentle

July 24, 2012

A new 5-cu-ft-capacity model MF-5-SS fluidized bed mixer gently mixes low- to medium-density bulk materials, including liquid additions, in 10 seconds to two minutes, with 30 seconds typical. Unlike ribbon, paddle, and plow blenders with a single shaft turning agitator blades slowly within a U-shaped trough, this specialized machine has two counter-rotating shafts turning paddle agitators rapidly within two, parallel U-shaped troughs. Flat, angular paddles with overlapping paths sweep material from the troughs toward the center and upward, causing it to become airborne in a "fluidized zone" above the longitudinal centerline of the mixing chamber, where discreet particles of batch ingredients readily intersperse, regardless of disparities in particle size, shape, or bulk density.
Munson Machinery Company, Inc., Utica, NY 800-944-6644 www.munsonmachinery.com

Munson Machinery Co.