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  • WeighPack Introduces 24-Head Weigher for Mixing and Blending Applications

    March 11, 2014

    Designed to automatically weigh, mix, and dispense 2, 3, and 4 products at a time, the PrimoCombi 24-head combination scale is ideal for blending frozen foods, vegetables, fruits, confections, snack foods, ingredients, hardware, and more.   Boasting a Windows-based operating system, the...

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  • Ross Introduces New Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders

    March 10, 2014

    Ross introduces a new line of Model 42C cylindrical ribbon blenders that is designed to mix dry powders, wet granulations, and paste-like materials with densities up to 100 lb/cu ft. Available in many sizes from ½- to 1000-cu-ft working capacity, these cylindrical ribbon blenders can be...

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  • Emerging Computational Tools for Predicting Mixing of Bulk Solids

    March 6, 2014

    Mixing of bulk solids is a critical operation in many manufacturing processes. One commonly encountered problem is a blender’s poor performance caused either by a variation of the powder material properties or operating conditions. A link between these independent variables in the process to...

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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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