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  • Large-Scale Dispersion of Bulk Solids

    October 23, 2012

    Ross offers complete mixer packages for fast and efficient dispersion of bulk solids in large batches. Pictured is a 1000-gal dual-shaft mixer with Inline Solids/Liquid Injection Manifold (SLIM) and recirculation skid. At the heart of the process is the SLIM technology that utilizes a specially...

  • Bella Series 543 Mixer/Dryer/Cooler

    October 16, 2012

    The Bella Series 543 mixer/dryer/cooler offers an improved method for drying or cooling powders, granulates, and filter cakes. The dryer can be used for drying, mixing, spraying, agglomerating, and cooling in the same unit without additional equipment or costs. Operation is efficient because air...

  • Cyclomix Speeds, Simplifies Cosmetic Production

    October 9, 2012

    Conventional four-step production of high-quality face powders, requiring multiple machines, is being replaced by single machine mixing using the Hosokawa Micron Cyclomix. No mill is required for dispersion of lumps. Lower investment costs, reduced cleaning and maintenance downtime, and improved...

  • Meeting Modern Demands for Solids/Liquid Mixing

    September 27, 2012

    Market expectations continually develop and change, and the food and beverage market is no exception. The demand for new and varied products is rising with consumers being more aware of the health benefits and qualities of foods. In the dairy industry, for example, there is an increasing use of...

  • Ross Completes 3000th Double Planetary Mixer

    September 25, 2012

    Charles Ross & Son Co., a manufacturer of specialty mixing, blending, drying, and dispersion equipment, recently completed its 3000th double planetary mixer. Shown is the 150-gal sanitary double planetary mixer equipped with classic rectangular stirrer blades, hydraulic lift, sealed and purged...

  • MegaShear Ultra-High Shear Mixer

    September 20, 2012

    The Ross MegaShear ultra-high shear mixer is a patented inline rotor/stator designed for high-volume and high-throughput deagglomeration, emulsification, and homogenization requirements. Outperforming conventional high-shear mixers, colloid mills, and even high-pressure homogenizers in many...

  • PCC Ships Complex Continuous Powder System

    September 18, 2012

    Process Control Corp. (PCC) recently shipped one of its most complex continuous blending systems to date. With a total of 10 ingredients, the blending system features PCC’s latest non-proprietary, touchscreen control system and Brushless DC auger gearmotors and drives. The six-element,...

  • Tilted Design Double Planetary Mixers

    August 23, 2012

    These double planetary mixers have a slightly tilted configuration for more effective and complete discharge of flowable products. The versatile mixers are used in the preparation of pastes and gels, as well as granulations and free-flowing dried powder blends. Pictured is a 15-gal double planetary...

  • Enhanced Ribbon Blenders

    August 7, 2012

    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...

  • Matcon Joins Process Technology Manufacturers at Hosokawa Alpine

    August 3, 2012

    Matcon was invited to present and exhibit its products and systems at the recent Hosokawa AlpineExpo in-house exhibition, which took place at Hosokawa Alpine Aktiengesellschaft’s facility in Augsburg, Germany. This two-day exhibition involved a number of leading key manufacturers of...