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Hybrid Planetary Mixers

August 2, 2012
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Ross has expanded its line of Planetary Dual Dispersers (PDDM), offering more sizes of this powerful mixing system designed for high-viscosity and high-solids applications. These hybrid planetary mixers are comprised of four agitators – two planetary stirrers and two high speed dispersers – all rotating on their own axes while orbiting the mix vessel on a common axis. Pictured are two 200-gal PPDMs that can also function as a classic double planetary mixer as the dispersers are easily removable for extreme flexibility. The saw-tooth blades on each high-speed shaft provide an intensive shearing action ideal for rapid dispersion and particle size reduction. The planetary stirrers continually turnover batch material, feed fresh product to the high-speed blades and promote heat transfer throughout the different areas of the mixing zone. The units shown include sidewall and bottom scrapers to further ensure superior uniformity of temperature and composition.
Charles Ross & Son Co., Hauppauge, NY 800-243-7677 www.mixers.com

Ross, Charles & Son Company