Mixing and Blending

MIXING AND BLENDING CASE STUDIES, WHITE PAPERS, & APPLICATION NOTES

  • Steps To Increase Energy-Efficient Mixing
    Steps To Increase Energy-Efficient Mixing

    This white paper explores five ways to increase energy efficiency in new and existing mixing processes.

  • The Quest For Clean Mixing

    Mixing is one of the most ubiquitous unit operations in the processing world. And oftentimes, improvements specific to the mixing step lead to overall big rewards that translate well in the balance sheet. The usual challenges include maintaining batch-tobatch uniformity and optimizing blend times, but could be as simple, yet equally important, as improving cleanliness.

  • Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues
    Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues

    This white paper presents some strategies for improving commonly encountered batch mixing problems. Because mixing processes vary from one application to another — with different objectives, design configurations, rheologies, operating limitations, etc. — there are no fix-all solutions that will apply to every situation.

  • Efficiencies In Powder Dispersion For Manufacturers
    Efficiencies In Powder Dispersion For Manufacturers

    Uniformly dispersing powders into a liquid batch in a practical amount of time is a common problem for F&B manufacturers. This white paper explores five tips for dispersing powders more efficiently.

  • Ways To Optimize Solid-Liquid Mixing

    This paper provides practical information on the efficient use of specialty mixing equipment for the preparation of low, medium and high viscosity solid-liquid mixtures under low and high shear conditions.

  • Graceful Scale-Up Of Mixing Systems: Make It Happen For You
    Graceful Scale-Up Of Mixing Systems: Make It Happen For You

    When selecting mixing systems, foresight for scale-up is important for long-term success. A quick shift between systems can be the difference between economical success and a financial disaster.

  • Dissolved Oxygen Measurement In A Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Breakdown of organic wastes entering a wastewater treatment plant is accomplished by using a biomass or blend of beneficial microscopic organisms, bacteria, and solids.

  • Blending And Drying High-Density Powders
    Blending And Drying High-Density Powders

    For years, blending dense slurries has been a job for the traditional vacuum dryer with a rotating vessel. Today, processors are finding a different blender/dryer can handle the heaviest of materials more easily.

  • Recommended Blending & Drying Equipment For Ceramic Powders And Slurries
    Recommended Blending & Drying Equipment For Ceramic Powders And Slurries

    Ross Vertical Blender/Dryers are ideal for blending and drying ceramic materials whether in powder or slurry form.

  • Recommended Drying Equipment For Plastic Resins
    Recommended Drying Equipment For Plastic Resins

    Vacuum-capable Vertical Blender/Dryers are proven equipment for drying plastic resins.

  • Recommended Mixing Equipment For Floor Coatings
    Recommended Mixing Equipment For Floor Coatings

    Multi-Shaft Mixers capable of bulk agitation, high-speed powder wet-out and efficient heat transfer are ideal equipment for floor coatings based on epoxy, urethane, acrylic or hybrid chemistries.

  • Recommended Mixing Equipment For Polishing Compounds
    Recommended Mixing Equipment For Polishing Compounds

    A wide range of polishing and finishing compounds are formulated for different surfaces and applications.

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MIXING AND BLENDING PODCASTS, VIDEOS, AND MORE

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MIXING AND BLENDING PRODUCTS

100 Gallon Sanitary Mixing Vessel 100 Gallon Sanitary Mixing Vessel
Special 100 gallon capacity sanitary mix vessel constructed of type 316 stainless steel. This unit is mounted on a portable cart with a scale. Included is a tilt back air operated propeller agitator, vacuum design, a 100 psi jacket and a sanitary 180 grit finish.
PureFeed® Pharmaceutical Feeders PureFeed® Pharmaceutical Feeders

How did we create the best pharmaceutical-grade dry solids feeders? Simple. We involved an international group of pharmaceutical manufacturing and process people in the design and development process. Then together, we developed and shaped new patented technology into feeding solutions optimized for jet milling, blending, extruding, packaging, coating and formulating applications.

Sanitary Mix Vessels Sanitary Mix Vessels
Stainless Steel Sanitary Vessels are available in a variety of sizes and shapes. The vessels shown are all constructed in type 316 ss and are designed for vacuum operation. Each includes a variety of nozzles and a large manway for ingredient addition.
New VersaMix Engineered to Produce Sanitary Creams & Lotions New VersaMix Engineered to Produce Sanitary Creams & Lotions

Charles Ross & Son Company now offers a multi-agitator VersaMix specially engineered to produce shear-sensitive creams and lotions.

Density Sensors L-Dens 4x7 Density Sensors L-Dens 4x7

The L-Dens 4x7 series of density sensors provides an accuracy of 1 x 10-4 g/cm³ in a compact design. Continuous measurement of density, concentration and API gravity optimizes production processes and ensures a consistently high quality of product.

V-Blenders V-Blenders

V-Blenders designs are most often used for the intimate dry blending of free flowing solids. The solids being blended in these units can vary in bulk density and in percentage of the total mixture. Materials being blended are constantly being split and intermixed as the shell rotates.

Vertical Blenders For Manufacturing Vertical Blenders For Manufacturing

Ross V-Blenders are most often used for the intimate dry blending of free flowing solids. The solids being blended in these units can vary in bulk density and in percentage of the total mixture. Materials being blended are constantly being split and intermixed as the shell rotates. Normal cycle times are typically in the range of 15 minutes, however can be less depending on the difficulty of blending.

VersaMix VersaMix

Triple Shaft 200 gallon VersaMix

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MIXING AND BLENDING NEWS

  • Ross Announces Heavy-Duty Horizontal Paddle Blender
    Ross Announces Heavy-Duty Horizontal Paddle Blender

    Charles Ross & Son Company, a manufacturer of mixing, blending, drying and dispersion equipment since 1842, accepts custom fabrication projects for virtually any application.

  • New Mixing System Introduced By Ross
    New Mixing System Introduced By Ross Charles Ross & Son Company recently introduced a new mixing and dispersion system. The new system combines a Ross High Shear Mixer and a specially designed PowerMix for use in manufacturing fine dispersions.
  • New Ross White Paper ‘High Speed Mixers For Paints, Inks & Coatings’ Released

    Charles Ross & Son Company, a global supplier of specialty mixing equipment announced the release of its new white paper “High Speed Mixers for Paints, Inks & Coatings”. The paper, which can be accessed for free from the main Ross website www.mixers.com, examines different mixing technologies utilized for powder wet-out, dispersion, particle size reduction, high-viscosity mixing and other processing objectives.

  • New Ribbon Blenders Ideal For Powders And Raw Materials
    New Ribbon Blenders Ideal For Powders And Raw Materials

    Charles Ross & Son Company has introduced the Ross 42B Model Ribbon Blenders, which are used for straightforward blending of powders or other solid raw materials with a bulk density of 35 lbs/cu.ft. or lower.

  • Ross Stocks Sanitary V-Blenders
    Ross Stocks Sanitary V-Blenders The V-Blenders design is most often used for the intimate dry blending of free flowing solids. The solids being blended in these units can vary in bulk density and in percentage of the total mixture. Materials being blended are constantly being split and intermixed as the shell rotates.
  • Ross Stocks Sanitary Double Cone Blenders
    Ross Stocks Sanitary Double Cone Blenders The Double Cone Blenders design is most often used for the intimate dry blending of free flowing solids. The solids being blended in these units can vary in bulk density and in percentage of the total mixture.
  • Ross Expands Mixer Testing Capabilities
    Ross Expands Mixer Testing Capabilities Technical Director Ken Langhorn announces the addition of new mixing and blending equipment at the Ross Test & Development Center located at the company’s headquarters in Long Island, NY. The new additions include a 1-cu.ft.
  • Selecting the Right Blade to Optimize Mixing The key to solving tough blending problems and meeting ambitious goals for throughput and product quality is often unconventional thinking. Faced with the challenge of blending a slurry of extremely dense materials, then drying the batch to form a light, fluffy powder, your first thought would probably be to rely on a traditional vacuum dryer...
  • Mixer Manufacturer Offers One Stop Custom Fabrication Service
    Mixer Manufacturer Offers One Stop Custom Fabrication Service

    Providing one stop fabrication service to manufacturers throughout the process industries, Ross, a world leader in mixing and blending technology, designs and builds storage tanks, pressure vessels and reactors for virtually any process or application.

  • Ross Appoints New Asian Regional Sales Manager
    Ross Appoints New Asian Regional Sales Manager Bogard Lagman, the former Executive Vice President of Charles Ross & Son Company has been appointed the new Regional Sales Manager for Asian and Middle Eastern countries.
  • Improved Powder Injection In Batch Mixing Systems
    Improved Powder Injection In Batch Mixing Systems The Ross Solids/Liquid Injection Manifold (SLIM) is a high shear mixer system designed to accelerate the dispersion of hard-to-wet-out solids while eliminating floating powders in batch tanks and reducing dusting in the mixing area.
  • Ross Offers New VersaMix Design Ross has announced the completion of a new Dual-Shaft VersaMix design incorporating a special helical agitator and high speed dispersion blade
  • Charles Ross Announces Mixing And Melting Kettles
    Charles Ross Announces Mixing And Melting Kettles Charles Ross & Son Company, maker of Ross mixers, dispersers and blenders, also caters to custom fabrication projects including storage tanks, pressure vessels and reactors.
  • Charles Ross And Son Company Introduces Ross PowerMix Supplied With Control System
    Charles Ross And Son Company Introduces Ross PowerMix Supplied With Control System A Ross PowerMix was recently introduced with a special touch screen control system. The touch screen package allows easy user interface and entry of standard recipes' by operators.
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