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Producing uniform dry mixtures

New products, industry competition, and rising consumer expectations are creating a demand for more uniform, consistent dry mixtures. Understanding your ingredients is key to producing a uniform mixture. The ingredients’ characteristics and interaction with each other will determine both what mixer you choose and how you control the mixing process. Dry ingredient mixers can use impellers (such as a ribbon mixer, the mainstay of dry mixing), multiple-motion agitators (such as a kneading mixer), or a gentle tumbling motion (such as a tumble blender) to mix ingredients. Your ingredients determine which type is best.

By |2014-08-15T12:32:40+08:00August 15th, 2014|Mixer knowledge|Comments Off on Producing uniform dry mixtures

Single shaft batch ribbon blender selection guide

Because it can mix almost any bulk solids together, the ribbon blender is considered the workhorse of solids-solids mixing. The unit can also mix small amounts of liquids into a solid. The ribbon blender can operate continuously or in batches and with one or two mixer shafts. This article introduces you to the single-shaft batch

By |2013-11-06T10:05:07+08:00November 6th, 2013|Mixer knowledge|Comments Off on Single shaft batch ribbon blender selection guide

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