Mixing & Agitating Equipment

Materials & Material Processing

Double Planetary Mixer handles highly viscous products.

June 10, 2015

Offering alternative to double-arm kneader, Ross Double Planetary Mixer with Discharge System serves ultra-high viscosity (up to 6 million centipoise or higher) applications. There are no packing glands or bearings submerged in product zone, and agitators raised and lowered in/out of mix via hydraulic lift facilitate access for cleaning. Use of interchangeable mix cans, ranging from ½ pint to 750 gal, results in semi-continuous process that maximizes machine and labor utilization. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools

Benchtop Resin Mixer eliminates cleanup requirements.

June 2, 2015

Designed to gently mix resins and thick liquids without producing any air bubbles, RM-1000 grips up to 4.2 in. dia container (~1,000 ml) and rotates it while holding mixing paddle to create turbulence. Cup and paddle are disposable upon completion of mixing process, eliminating cleanup requirements. Features include adjustable chuck, variable speed knob (up to 65 rpm) for different viscosities, consistent mixing speed, and 12 Vac adapter. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Multi-Shaft Mixer is designed for viscous applications.

May 28, 2015

Delivering combination of low, intermediate, and high shear rates, VersaMix processes viscous pastes and slurries. Features include 2-wing anchor, gate agitator, and high-speed disperser. Each agitator is independently-driven, imparting range of mixing intensities and flow patterns as product changes rheologically throughout batching cycle. Offered from 1 gal lab models to 4,000 gal production models, system features hinged PTFE scrapers, high-speed shaft, and air/oil hydraulic lift. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Granulation Unit meets pharmaceutical requirements.

April 30, 2015

Available for 3 batch sizes, GranuLean combines mixing, granulating, and drying for manufacturing of pharmaceutical granules. Gentlewing high shear mixer mixes and granulates active ingredients and excipients and is emptied via integrated wet mill. Pneumatic transfer pipe then transfers wet product to fluid bed module, where it is dried through inflow of Diskjet distribution plate. Equipped with 21 in. touchscreen interface, GranuLean uses recipes to control all process and cleaning steps. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hand-Held Mixing Drill features 2-speed gearbox.

April 30, 2015

Suited for demanding mixing applications, Model EHR 23/2.4 S Set has load speed of 0–250 and 0–580 rpm. Variable speed mixer is equipped with heavy-duty galvanized paddle that can handle high-viscosity materials in batches up to 200 lb, including epoxies, mortars, plasters, cement, quartz-containing resins, and flooring compounds. Featuring helical design, paddle mixes batch from bottom up, preventing splash and keeping air from being sucked into material. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Drum Tumblers agitate contents without opening container.

April 28, 2015

Offered in 800 lb (full drum) and 400 lb (half-full drum) capacities, 309 Series receives upright steel, plastic, or fiber drum and rotates it, corner-over-corner, for thorough mixing of contents. Able to agitate drum contents without opening container helps prevent hazards, worker exposure, need for cleanup of insertion mixers. Accommodating 29–37 in. tall and 18–23.5 in. dia drum, series employs 1 hp motor and includes models offering multiple and variable drum speed (RPM) options. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Mini Tank-Mixing Eductors utilize venturi design.

April 16, 2015

Available with orifice diameters from 0.59–1.18 in., Mini Tank-Mixing Eductor Spray Nozzles enable small pumps to circulate large volumes of tank solution. Color-coded units are constructed of polypropylene and PVDF and can circulate 4–5 times inlet flow. Nozzle flow ranges from 0.31 gpm with circulation rate of 1.9 gpm at 10 psi to 2.9 gpm flow rate with 10.7 circulation rate at 50 psi. Applications include tanks used for plating, cleaning, phosphating, sludge, paint, and anodizing. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

High Speed Disperser suits vacuum mixing applications.

March 31, 2015

Designed for laboratory and pilot-scale mixing of batches up to 5 gallons, Model HSM-100LH-3 can be supplied with vacuum-rated mix vessel including heating/cooling jacket and mixer cover with sight/charge ports. Interchangeable saw-tooth disperser blades come in 2, 3, 3.5, and 4 in. diameter, suitable for variable speed operation up to 4,800 rpm. All wetted parts are Type 316SS. Driven by 3 hp VFD-rated motor, disperser achieves rapid turnover in viscosities ranging from water-like to 50,000 cP. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Portable Mixer Stands eliminate manual lifting with tote bins.

March 11, 2015

Fully mobile Sharpe Portable Mixer Stands let operators raise and lower mixers in and out of 200–400 gal metal and plastic tote bins without manual lifting. Available sizes collectively offer 46–140 in. height adjustability, and horizontal arm on each clears bin top and reaches inside. Variants include electric ELS Series, powered by 115 Vac motor with worm gear drive, and pneumatic ALS Series. Both include NEMA 4 controls and can be constructed with stainless steel and mild steel. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Multi-Shaft Mixer adapts to multiple applications.

February 19, 2015

Equipped with helical ribbon agitator, 150-gallon Multi-Shaft Mixer provides top-to-bottom mixing of viscous pastes, gels, and dense suspensions. Two additional agitators — sawtooth blade and 3-wing anchor — deliver high-speed dispersion and thorough product turnover. Designed for full vacuum operation up to 29.5 in. Hg, mixer is rated for 3 psi internal pressure for inert gas blanketing and for accelerating product discharge through automated 3 in. flush tank ball valve. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, HVAC, Food Processing & Preparation, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Sample Handling Products cover diverse applications.

January 22, 2015

Shakes, rockers, mixers, and stirrers are available for molecular and biological mixing applications, while peltier chiller or thermocyclers, which chill or heat samples, facilitate temperature-sensitive reactions. Homogenizers and liquid nitrogen cooler mortars blend, homogenize, or crush samples, while splash shields and fume hoods protect laboratory workers from injury and provide proper ventilation. Vacuum desiccators protect and preserve moisture-sensitive and hygroscopic materials. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

High Viscosity Dispersers mix heavy pastes, viscous liquids.

January 8, 2015

Capable of handling viscosities up to several hundred thousand centipoise, heavy-duty Bow Tie Dispersers are driven by explosionproof, inverter-duty motor. Air/oil hydraulic lift raises and lowers agitator into vessel, and agitator wets out solids and incorporates them into liquid vehicle. This creates uniform consistency, while safety limit switches prevent operation of mixer while in raised position or without vessel in place. All wetted parts are stainless steel 304. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Drum Mixing Machine corrects settling and ensures homogenization.

December 12, 2014

By utilizing Corner-Over-Corner tumbling, which corrects settling and homogenizes contents, DrumTumblr™ thoroughly mixes of contents inside 30–55 gal steel, plastic, and fiber drums while conserving time and labor required for doing so. Design also prevents hazards and worker exposures by eliminating need to open drums for mixing. Further increasing worker safety, drums are securely loaded and unloaded via hoist or crane. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Portable Mixing Station minimizes airborne dust.

December 5, 2014

Featuring integrated dust extraction port, MEGA HIPPO® PMH 80F-RL minimizes airborne dust while mixing when connected to industrial vacuum. Easy-roll Trolley and balanced Easy-tilt Cradle allow one person to mix, transport, and accurately place up to 23 gallons of material at same time, boosting productivity. Equipped with two 8½ in. dia mixing paddles and 15 A/1,800 W, 2-speed motor, station is suitable for mixing cement screeds, overlay/underlay, textured coatings, sealants, and adhesives. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Powder Injection Mixer has high-efficiency charging hopper.

December 3, 2014

High Shear Mixers with Solids/Liquid Injection Manifold (SLIM) Technology are available with high-efficiency charging hopper. SLIM rotor/stator device is engineered for high-speed powder injection into liquid without need for eductors or pumps, and hopper design ensures steady feed rate for delivery while also preventing rat holes or bridging of bulk solids. Along with 6 ft³ conical feed hopper, 30 hp inline SLIM Mixer features multiple air jets, 3 level transmitters, and 500 gpm flow rate. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Ultra-High Shear Mixer is fully SIP/CIP compatible.

November 4, 2014

Generating very fine dispersions and emulsions with narrow particle size distribution, Model HSM-703XC is suited for adhesives, conductive pastes, polymer suspensions, agrochemicals, nanocomposites, ceramic slurries, and lubricants. X-Series mixing head consists of precisely-machined stator with concentric rows of teeth and matching rotor turning at tip speeds over 11,000 fpm. High-velocity flow subjects product to thousands of intense mechanical and hydraulic shearing events in single pass. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Inline Spark Arrestor cools glowing embers in exhaust duct.

October 24, 2014

By changing characteristics of gas flow through duct from laminar to turbulent flow, SparkBuster cools sparks to within 200°F of gas temperature in duct. Static mixing device is suitable for spark arrestor duty and, under prescribed conditions, will eliminate any sparks and embers from air stream. Available in 4 in. sizes and up, SparkBuster has auto-self-cleaning option and no moving parts. Unit can be installed in both new and existing systems, as well as flanged or clamp-together systems. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Low Noise Active Mixer covers 4-23 GHz RF frequency range.

October 16, 2014

Housed in lead-free, 1.5 x 1.2 mm TDFN surface mount plastic package, Model MAMX-011023 is designed for down frequency conversion and supports very low noise of 7 dB typical. Discrete mixer has ultra wide IF of 8 GHz, conversion gain of 9 dB at 12 GHz, and low power consumption at 3 V/15 mA. Fabricated using GaAs process, which features full passivation, MAMX-011023 can be biased from single positive supply and used for either lower sideband or upper sideband mixing. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Analog Hot Plates and Stirrers offer 5 or 9 positions.

October 14, 2014

While 5-position ST15 Stirrer and HS15 Stirring Hot Plate can stir five 800 ml beakers, 9-position ST19 Stirrer and HS19 Stirring Hot Plate can stir nine 500 ml beakers of aqueous solutions. Each stirring position is individually controlled, so different vessels can be stirred at different speeds from 100–1,500 rpm at same time on one plate surface. Supporting 50+ lb on plate surface, 19 x 12.5 x 5.25 in. units feature 12 in. square ceramic heater tops that can reach temperatures to 450°C. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Corrosive Gas Blender offers auto-purging option.

October 7, 2014

Receiving regulated process gases from 2 or more sources, Xturion™ Blixer™ blends gases to desired composition in onboard accumulator tank. GigaGuard™ PLC manages electrical components and pneumatically actuated valves for fully automated purging sequences. PLC works in conjunction with dynamic stream gas analyzer by continuously withdrawing sample from accumulator tank. If mixture is outside of tolerance range, system will automatically adjust blend percentages to approach set point value. Read More