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  • Predicting Blending Performance

    January 4, 2013

    Many powder processors share the need to blend multi-component mixtures to homogeneity. In the pharmaceutical industry, for example, the consistent dispersion of an active ingredient, often in very small quantities, within a larger mass of excipient is an essential precursor to uniform dosing,...

  • Sanitary Rotary Batch Mixer

    January 4, 2013

    Munson’s 700-TH-40-SS sanitary rotary batch mixer gently blends batches of ingredients in parts down to one per million with 100% uniformity in less than three minutes (regardless of disparities in the bulk densities, particle sizes, or flow characteristics of batch ingredients) and fully...

  • Fastfeed Powder Induction & Dispersion System

    January 3, 2013

    Processors can now add dry ingredients to mix vessels in a more ergonomic fashion, reducing operator injuries. Consistent powder delivery is possible even as viscosity and solids levels increase, insuring that your system will never plug or foul. Delivery of powder inline at controlled feed rates...

  • Continuous Blending Powder System

    January 2, 2013

    With a total of 10 ingredients, this blending system features PCC’s latest non-proprietary, touch-screen control system and brushless DC auger gear motors and drives. The six-element, XU universal blender frame includes two pellet feeders, two regrind feeders, with bridge breakers, and...

  • ProRate Gravimetric Blender

    December 19, 2012

    K-Tron’s ProRate gravimetric blender handles pellets, regrind, and raw materials. Consisting of one to eight feeders and a central microprocessor-based controller, the ProRate is designed to continuously meter raw materials accurately into a central station hopper. Each of the feeders...

  • Fast Homogeneous Mixing

    December 18, 2012

    The new Bella XN double shafted fluidized zone mixer includes access doors that increase accessibility and make it easier to clean when necessary. The Bella mixer consists of twin drums that have two counter-rotating agitators with specifically angled paddles. They overlap at the center and...

  • Planetary Disperser and Discharge System Turnkey Package

    December 17, 2012

    Ross introduces a new planetary disperser and discharge system turnkey package that is designed for high-viscosity, multi-stage mixing requirements. The Ross PowerMix consists of a stirrer blade and a saw-tooth disperser, both of which rotate on their respective axes at different speeds while...

  • PAC High-Shear Mixer

    December 11, 2012

    When Powder Activated Carbon (PAC) is transported mechanically, dust is a major issue. The Sodimix is a PAC dust absorption system that eliminates dust created by screw conveyors feeding into slurry tanks without the use of air filters. The Sodimix principle is to pre-mix the PAC into a wetting/...

  • Mixing & Blending Systems

    December 6, 2012

    Powder Process-Solutions offers mixing and blending systems focused on consistency and repeatability for both continuous and batch mixing systems. By analyzing material/powder properties, customizing blend time and batch volume, and selecting rotor designs for best blending capabilities, PPS...

  • Tumbling Drums

    December 5, 2012

    MPD tumbling drums can be designed for continuous or batch processing where gentle mixing of friable products, such as trail mixes and seasoning mixes, is required. These drums are frequently used to distribute dry or liquid coatings and additives on products such as pet food, breakfast cereal, or...