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  • Selecting the Right Blender for Your Material

    February 21, 2014

    Mixing is a critical unit operation in pharmaceutical, food, ceramic, cosmetic, chemical, and other industries. There are dozens of blenders and many vendors that all claim they can mix powder materials. However, which of all the blenders is the best choice for your material?     ...

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  • Key Features That Make a Mixer Easier to Clean

    February 18, 2014

    If a batch mixer is required to handle several different formulations, it is often necessary that the machine is easy to clean between batches to ensure individual batch integrity or to avoid the potential problems of batch to batch contamination. These issues often arise in pharmaceutical...

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  • Sodimate’s PAC High-Shear Mixer Receives Patent

    February 4, 2014

    Sodimate’s dust-free PAC slurry high-shear mixer, the Sodimix, has been patented in the U.S. The system uses pre-mixing technology to mitigate dust emission created in PAC slurry processes. Featuring a submerged pipe with a high-velocity dual impeller, the unit thoroughly mixes PAC particles...

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  • Continuous Blender Combines Rotating Paddle and Material Fluidization

    January 27, 2014

    The Vibra blender from Vibra Screw utilizes a combination of a rotating paddle and material fluidization to blend dry solids with the ease of liquids. Gentle controlled vibration of the mixing trough fluidizes ingredients on entry where a cut and fold mixing rotor provides agitation. Material flows...

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  • ProBlend Zone Blender Has No Moving Parts

    January 23, 2014

    The Coperion K-Tron ProBlend zone blender is designed for blending or homogenizing free-flowing bulk material within a hopper or silo. With its geometric shape, the compact and simple zone blender provides multiple flow zones in which the material can pass through at different velocities and...

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  • Double-Shafted Fluidized Zone Mixer

    January 22, 2014

    The Bella XN double-shafted fluidized zone mixer has been updated to include access doors that not only increase accessibility but also make it easier to clean when necessary. The Bella fluidized zone twin shaft paddle mixer achieves fast, high-capacity, low-shear, precision mixing of either dry...

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  • Rotosolver II Energy-Saving High-Shear Mixer

    January 22, 2014

    The next generation Rotosolver II is an energy-saving high-shear mixer that is designed to offer a 30% reduction in energy consumption and 10% improved dispersion when compared to the existing Rotosolver. This new patent-pending, easier-to-clean design includes two additional shear zones that...

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  • Agitator Hopper Offers Explosion Protection and Control Features

    January 17, 2014

    Designed specifically for handling bulk materials known to generate combustible dust, this agitator hopper is constructed with explosion protection and control features, including an explosion venting system, calculated on a Kst value of 170 and Pmax of 9.5, to direct and release overpressure to...

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