Mixing & Agitating Equipment

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

Digital Hotplate Stirrers offer ceramic or aluminum top plate.

January 26, 2016

Available in 4, 7, and 10 in. sizes, Cimarec+ Series delivers flexibility from microscale chemistries to production operations. Units feature adjustable temperature in 1° increments and automatic over-temperature protection. StirTrac provides slow-speed stirring, consistent speed control, and strong magnetic coupling, while HOT TOP warning system protects against accidental burns with prominent display when heating surface is above 122°F. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Multi-Agitator Planetary Mixer, Disperser comes in large models.

January 20, 2016

Designed for highly viscous and highly filled applications, PDDM features 2 planetary stirrer blades and 2 high-speed disperser shafts. Capacities reach 750 gal, and hybrid design supports accelerated incorporation of dry ingredients into thick or sticky liquid. Application of intense shear achieves smooth and uniform consistency, and sidewall scraper arm enhances material and heat transfer around periphery. At any mixing cycle stage, operators can fine-tune observed flow turbulence and shear. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Explosionproof Dispersers are designed for speed and safety.

December 22, 2015

Featuring NEMA 7 and 9 operator panels as well as grounding provisions, explosionproof High Speed Dispersers (1–500 hp) are designed for hazardous environments. Control panel features Start, Stop, and Emergency Stop pushbuttons as well as speed potentiometer, digital readout for agitator speed, and 16 ft grounding clamp device. Saw-tooth blade turns at tip speeds up to ~5,000 fpm and creates vigorous flow low- to medium-viscosity formulations under 50,000 cps. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Agitator Blade uses aerospace design technology.

December 2, 2015

Featuring variable blade pitch to 30°, Even Mix™ Agitator distributes material both horizontally and vertically. Hydrodynamic design acts like pump, ensuring that heaviest materials are distributed evenly throughout drum. Minimal shaft wobble leads to less stress on motor, while minimal metal-to-metal contact reduces contamination particles. Circular and funnel-shaped, pin cage (bottom of shaft) allows for smooth rotation during mixing. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Communication Systems & Equipment

Waveguide Frequency Mixers exhibit low conversion loss.

December 1, 2015

Utilizing GaAs Schottky Barrier Beam Lead Diodes in balanced configurations, Waveguide Frequency Mixers come in 6 down-conversion and 6 up-conversion models, covering full Ka, Q, U, V, E, and W millimeter wave bands. Units operate over RF and LO frequency bands from 26.5–110 GHz with IF frequency covering DC–18 GHz. Depending on model, conversion loss ranges from 6–9 dB typical with 20 dB RF to LO isolation. Mixers are supplied in rugged gold-plated package, in sizes from WR-28 to WR-10. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Green & Clean

Gas Injection System optimizes heat treatment furnaces.

October 22, 2015

Designed to maximize productivity of heat treatment furnaces without use of circulation fans, CARBOJET® is suited for upgrading roller hearth, pusher, rotary-retort, and pit furnaces. Ultra-high-speed injection of gas or gas mixture through special CARBOJET lances optimizes gas and atmosphere flows and circulation. To satisfy NFPA safety requirements, nitrogen supply system for CARBOJET system can be equipped with safety solution used to purge flammable atmosphere furnaces. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Miniature Rotary Batch Mixer blends up to 1 ft³ in 2-3 min.

October 19, 2015

Regardless of disparities in batch ingredient densities, particle sizes, or flow characteristics, model MX-1-SS blends dry bulk materials, with or without liquid additions, in ratios down to 1 ppm with total uniformity. Operational efficiency remains steady down to 5% of rated capacity. Mixer is equipped with grounding lugs and powered by gear-reduced TEXP industrial electric motor with NEMA 7/9 junction box. Mixing flights within rotating drum gently tumble, turn, cut, and fold material. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Fluid Bed Agglomerators range from 18-84 in. in diameter.

August 5, 2015

Encompassing batch and continuous applications, VIBRO-BED™ employs spraying system that introduces moisture to powdered material as it is fluidized and dried, forming agglomerates on controlled basis. Fluid bed chamber, equipped with imbalanced weight gyratory motors and mounted on spring suspension, vibrates as column of heated air flows upward through fine-mesh screen, causing particles to separate and become airborne as they are sprayed with liquid. Read More

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