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  • Agglomeration: Enlarging and controlling particle size

    In the solids processing industry, agglomeration—or particle enlargement and control—is a critical step in improving the safety, flowability and performance of many different bulk materials. While the mechanical process of increasing particle size can be relatively straight-forward,...

  • Mobile Inline Rotor/Stator Homogenizers

    March 26, 2020

    ROSS inline high-shear mixers from 1 through 250 HP accelerate mixing, emulsification, and homogenization in both recirculation and continuous modes. A mobile skid allows these machines to be used anywhere in a plant, saving time and money by eliminating the need for multiple mixers separately...

  • Hyperdispersion – The Catalyst for a rapid ROI

    This document is aimed at focusing attention on the most important aspects high efficiency mixing, and its’ impact on reduced Capital Cost and profitability.  Process efficiency and reduced operating costs do not have to be associated with larger batches and increased capital...

  • Mixaco Names International Sales Manager

    March 16, 2020

    Marco Marinello has joined the Mixaco as international sales manager.  Marinello brings more than 30 years expertise in mixing technology for PVC, powder coatings, powders, plastic materials, additives, and color masterbatches. Headquartered in Neuenrade, Germany, Mixaco has been a leader in...

  • Mixaco Offers High-Flexibility Container Mixer

    March 13, 2020

    Short delivery times, frequent recipe changes, decreasing batch sizes, innovative recipe components, and high-quality standards are some challenges that customers face. These challenges take on an ever-increasing importance in the era of Industry 4.0/IoT. For this reason, Mixaco developed the...

  • Versatile Mixer for Chemical and Thermal Processing

    March 5, 2020

    This Ploughshare mixer is a sturdy, durable process engineering system for mechanical, chemical, and thermal processing of sludges, sewage sludges, ashes, dusts, and other waste materials. Ploughshare mixers are based on the mechanically generated fluidized bed process patented by Lödige....

  • Processor’s One-Piece Design Prevents Bacterial Growth

    March 4, 2020

    Continuous processors from process equipment manufacturer Readco Kurimoto LLC feature a one-piece screw design that ensures the shafts and paddles form a smooth, seamless surface throughout the entire length of the mixing chamber. Machined in one, solid piece from a single block of stainless steel...

  • Speaking the Language of Powders

    February 13, 2020

    In industries such as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, additive metals, and plastics, the precise mixing and drying of powders can be critical to the color, consistency, performance, safety, and cost effectiveness of a wide range of products. A host of variables, such as powder size,...

  • Transparent Powder Mixer Offers Fast, Clear Insight

    February 6, 2020

    For chemical or process engineers that need immediate feedback and real-time insight into how powdered materials mix together as part of feasibility studies, GEMCO now offers a fully transparent, double cone, tumble blender in nominal working capacities of 16 and 32 quarts. The lab mixer is a...

  • Purity

    February 6, 2020

    Purity, as defined by Webster, is the quality or state of being pure. An undergraduate engineering student can be led to believe that pure components are routinely encountered in industry. Then that student gets a co-op or full-time position in industry and reality hits, since “pure”...