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  • The Key to Well-Blended Mixtures

    February 22, 2017

    Segregation is one of the three key issues facing those that handle powders. It is responsible for unscheduled downtimes due to quality issues. The mitigation of segregation is a primary objective when handling mixtures and blends. Segregation is a mechanistic phenomenon.     ...

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  • Shaft Seal Upgrade Reduces Cost, Product Loss

    February 6, 2017

    For a mixer that processes 15,000 lb of dry mix every hour, a leaking seal that requires replacement every six months is costly. These high costs include lost product, extensive maintenance, increased downtime, and safety hazards. Multiply these losses by 10 mixers, each operating three shifts a...

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  • Kemutec Appoints New Sales Manager

    January 27, 2017

    Kemutec, a leading supplier of powder processing equipment, has appointed Simon Howard as sales manager. Howard rejoins Kemutec after a few years away. His objective will be to build on Kemutec’s recent success and growth with new business strategies and the continued development of the...

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  • Rotary Batch Mixer Helps Feed Company Achieve Uniformity

    January 26, 2017

    Micron Bio-Systems is an international biotech company that produces feed preservation additives, mycotoxin remediation treatments, and probiotic feed supplements for livestock including beef and dairy cows, calves, lambs, pigs, and chickens.      Blending of these nutritional...

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  • New Ways to Improve Ribbon Blender Efficiency

    January 25, 2017

    Across the process industries, a wide range of powder blends are produced in a ubiquitous workhorse that is the ribbon blender. From seasonings and beverage mixes to pharmaceutical, chemical, plastic, and agricultural powders, a reliable method for solid-solid blending is at the core of production...

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  • Designing Mixing Systems

    January 24, 2017

    A mixing system consists of storage, measuring of ingredients, mixing, and delivering the product to the next operation in a useful form and meet the production required.         It is better to divide the dry ingredients into three categories:  bulk in either...

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  • Dinnissen B.V.

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  • Ross Opens 250,000-Square-Foot Manufacturing Facility

    January 17, 2017

    Charles Ross & Son Co. vice president of corporate operations Joseph Martorana announced the successful completion of the largest Ross manufacturing facility to date. Ross Wuxi Equipment, the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary in China, officially moved into its new 250,000-sq-ft home...

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  • Driving Process Quality, Efficiency, Safety with Inline Powder Induction and Dispersion

    January 13, 2017

    A U.S. beverage manufacturer approached Admix to improve its batching processes. The company’s existing protocol required workers to carry and dump hundreds of pounds of powders from 50-lb bags. These ingredients were being dumped into a conventional “premix” in a tank batch mixer...

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  • C & C Corp.

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