Mixing & Agitating Equipment

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

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Hotplate Stirrer serves science, education, research markets.

September 19, 2014

Supplied in heat, stir, and heat/stir combination models, Analog Hotplate Stirrer features 7 x 7 in., ceramic-coated hot plate with max temperature surface rating of 380°C. Stirring speeds can be precisely controlled from 100–1,500 rpm with max capacity of 5 L. While 2 lamps on control panel indicate when heating and stirring functions are activated, third lamp indicates when unit is powered on. For additional safety, on/off switch is located on side of unit. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Custom Agitated Vessels feature silicone heating blanket.

August 21, 2014

Available for processes that cannot accommodate jacket that requires heating fluid, custom Agitated Vessels with silicone heating blanket can be supplied with any number of sight/charge ports and process connections. Portable 50-gallon Agitated Vessel, Model VSL-50, is fabricated in stainless steel 316 and designed for atmospheric operation. Suitable for low-viscosity solutions and suspensions, vessel’s propeller agitator is driven by ½ hp, inverter-duty motor. Read More

Packaging Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Compounding and Filling Vessel features magnetic mixer.

July 23, 2014

With 60 L working volume, Compounding and Filling Vessel utilizes magnetically coupled turbine agitator that floats during operation up to 490 rpm. Mixer stirs low-viscosity suspension as it is being discharged under pressure of nitrogen and filled into vials, syringes, or other containers. Because agitator is bottom-mounted, complete mixing is ensured regardless of batch level. Vessel is rated for 375 psi to full vacuum at 250°F. All wetted parts are 316L SS, electropolished and passivated. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing

Dual Motion Mixers optimize blending and uniformity.

July 21, 2014

Custom-configured for applications with one tank and multiple mixing requirements, Sharpe Dual Motion Mixers combine high-shear or high-intensity mixer with low-shear gentle acting agitator. Typical configuration includes center-mounted, low-speed anchor mixer or scrape anchor mixer which moves product into mixing zone where secondary agitator thoroughly blends. Applications include manufacturing food products processed with gravy, sauces with thickeners, and chemical slurries. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Compact Mixers provide wide frequency bandwidth.

June 6, 2014

Integrating single-ended cold FET structure and diplexer for ~9 dB conversion loss with +22 dBm IIP3, MAMX-011021 high IP3 mixer covers 5–33 GHz RF range and DC to 5 GHz IF range. Image reject mixer MAMX-011022 provides image rejection of 18 dB and covers 5–28 GHz RF range and DC to 5 GHz IF range with 12 dB typ conversion loss. Supporting 7 dB typ noise, MAMX-011023 low noise active mixer covers 4–23 GHz RF range and DC to 8 GHz IF range. All come in 1.5 x 1.2 mm SMT plastic TDFN packaging. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Digital Hotplate Stirrers feature LED display.

June 3, 2014

Available in ceramic and ceramic-coated metal materials, Undergrad Hotplate Stirrers utilize LED display to provide exact, continuous readout of surface temperature. Recess underneath accommodates retort stand, minimizing time spent assembling apparatus. In addition, independent hot light clearly shows when instrument temperature is over 50°C, even when unit is unplugged. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Double-Balanced Fundamental Mixer offers high isolation.

April 29, 2014

With 0.9 mm² die size, CMD179 general-purpose GaAs mixer can be used for up- and down-converting applications between 16 and 26 GHz. Conversion loss is 7 dB, LO to RF isolation is >40 dB, IF bandwidth is 8 GHz, and input IP3 is +18 dBm. Suited for hybrid assemblies, mixer can operate with LO drive level as low as +9 dBm; linearity and spur suppression will improve with increased drive. Suppression of spurious products is optimized due to ultra small, optimized balun structures. Read More