Product News: Materials & Material Processing

Static Mixer handles extreme viscosity/volume ratio fluids.

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February 26, 2014 - Generating optimal mixing per unit length for laminar flow and high-/low-viscosity ratio applications, KenicsĀ® KMX-V utilizes cross-stream mixing and flow splitting. Each element is approximately one pipe diameter in length and consists of multiple intersecting blades. This generates fluid layers as mixture flows downstream. Along with V-shaped blades, features include liquid dispersion/gas-liquid contacting, standard diameters up to 24 in., and optimized injectors.

Chemineer, Inc., A Unit of Robbins & Myers, Inc.

5870 Poe Ave., P.O. Box 1123, Dayton, OH, 45401, USA

Original Press Release

Kenics® KMX-V Static Mixer Offers Enhanced Mixing Performance

Press release date: February 18, 2014

Dayton, OH. — For applications involving fluids with extreme viscosity or volume ratios, the most common limiting factor in static mixer design is allowable length. The KenicsĀ® KMX-V Static Mixer, the latest addition to the market-leading Chemineer, Inc. product line, is the superior choice for these applications. It features a design that generates superior mixing per unit length for laminar flow and high/low viscosity ratio applications.

The KMX-V utilizes cross-stream mixing and flow splitting to achieve very rapid blending. Each element is approximately one pipe diameter in length and consists of multiple intersecting blades, which generates fluid layers as the mixture flows downstream.

Key design features of the Kenics KMX-V Static Mixer include the following:

• Superior mixing performance per unit length
• Proprietary V-Shaped blades
• Liquid dispersion / gas-liquid contacting
• Standard diameters up to 24”
• Injectors designed to optimize process
• High volumetric flow ratios between main stream and additive

NOV Mono is a division of National Oilwell Varco. It comprises a group of specialist companies offering progressing cavity pumps, artificial lift systems, industrial mixers, grinders, screens and aftermarket spares and services, across a broad spectrum of industrial sectors including water and wastewater, oil and gas, chemical, pulp and paper, food and beverage and agriculture. The company first began manufacturing progressing cavity pumps in 1935 and industrial mixers in 1952, so has a heritage of over 75 years that is built on world-renowned design, expertise and excellence. The division has over 1,600 employees and a genuinely global reach. NOV Mono has facilities around the world including Australia, New Zealand, USA, China, South Africa, France and UK, which are supported by a large network of international distributor partners.

National Oilwell Varco (NOV)
With its headquarters in Houston, TX USA, National Oilwell Varco has over 170 years’ experience as a leader in the design, manufacture and sale of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and production operations, the provision of oilfield services, and supply chain integration services to the oil and gas industry. It has more than 100 subsidiaries and over 60,000 employees at over 1,000 sites around the world, plus annual revenues in excess of $20 billion.

Reader service inquiries should be forwarded to Adrienne Kreighbaum, Chemineer, Inc., 5870 Poe Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45414
Telephone: 937-454-3200
E-mail: Adrienne.kreighbaum@nov.com
Web: www.chemineer.com.
For the nearest sales office, call 1-800-643-0641, or visit the Chemineer website.

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