Mixing and Blending

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

  • Sanitary Mixing In Multi-Agitator Systems

    Multi-shaft mixers are versatile systems used in the production of food, beverage, pharmaceutical and medical products. This bulletin discusses a few equipment features commonly supplied on multi-shaft mixers intended for sanitary applications.

  • Choose The Right Inline High-Shear Mixer For Your Process

    This white paper presents some ideas for selecting the right inline high shear mixer for your process based on a company’s collective experience as a mixing equipment provider to process industries.

  • 5 Steps To Increase Energy-Efficient Mixing

    Mixer testing simulation trials are needed to confirm the suitability of a specific mixing strategy. 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 common operations in food processing, but comes with challenges -- batch-to-batch uniformity, optimizing blend times, and most importantly: improving cleanliness.

  • Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues

    Mixing processes vary from one application to another and there are no fix-all solutions.This white paper presents some strategies for improving commonly encountered batch mixing problems.

  • 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.

  • How 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.

  • How To Easily Scale-Up Mixing Systems

    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

    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

    Ceramic powders that need to be mixed with other solids or coated with a liquid prior to drying are efficiently processed in a Vertical Blender/Dryer. Manufacturers benefit from the ability of the Vertical Blender/Dryer to quickly remove moisture or solvent from a wide range of feed forms — from slurries and pastes to granules, pellets and powders.

  • Recommended Drying Equipment For Plastic Resins

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

MIXING AND BLENDING PODCASTS, VIDEOS, AND MORE

MIXING AND BLENDING PRODUCTS

The Model PD-2 two-gallon PowerMix is for the development of viscous mixtures requiring a combination of slow and high speed agitation

Ross manufactures a range of sizes from ½ through 515 cu.ft. working capacity. Ross blenders are supplied with several agitator design possibilities including continuous or cut-out ribbons for center or end discharge, a paddle design is also offered for shear sensitive blending applications.

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.

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.

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.

Stainless Steel Tanks - This 1000 Liter Stainless Steel Sanitary tank is constructed of type 316 stainless steel

The company has announced the completion of a new brochure describing their line of Sanitary Mixing, Blending, Drying and Dispersion equipment.

Our crusher reduces particle size by hammering on product and interparticulate attrition...

MIXING AND BLENDING NEWS

  • Ross Appoints New Vice President Executive Vice President has announced the promotion of John Paterson to the position of Vice President – Ross Mixing Inc. located in Pt. St. Lucie, Florida.
  • New Ross Double Planetary Mixer With Special Finger Blades

    Ross introduces a new agitator blade design for their line of Double Planetary Mixers. Pictured is a 100-gallon model equipped with two identical rectangular stirrers with upward rake fingers.

  • Ross VersaMix Supplied With Integrated Vacuum System Ross Mixers are used for processing a wide range of materials in many different industries. While processing, the mixer can provide a sealed processing environment to enable processing under vacuum
  • Ross Introduces Laboratory High Viscosity Disperser Model PBA-2

    Ross introduces a Laboratory High Viscosity Disperser featuring interchangeable bow-tie and paddle blades driven by a 2HP explosion-proof, VFD-capable motor. Suitable for use with standard 5-gallon pails, this bench-top mixer is ideal for thorough blending of fluids with very different viscosities, quickly resuspending dense solids that have settled during transport or storage, preparing thick paste-like formulations and other similar applications.

  • Ross Completes Its 3000th Double Planetary Mixer

    Charles Ross & Son Company, a manufacturer of specialty mixing, blending, drying and dispersion equipment, recently completed its 3000th Double Planetary Mixer.

  • 10 Things You Should Know When Considering A Tumble Blender

    Whether you're considering a tumble blender for your process or shopping for a suitable piece of blending equipment, here are 10 things you should think about before the making final decision.

  • Charles Ross Announces R&D And Pilot-Scale Mixers

    Ross manufactures a wide range of bench-top mixers for R&D and pilot-scale requirements, with many selections for multi-viscosity processing, dry solid-solid blending, powder wet-out, inline (continuous) mixing, agitated vacuum drying, homogenization, emulsification and particle size reduction/wet milling.

  • Sanitary VersaMix Designed For Vacuum/Pressure Operation Ken Langhorn, Product Manager has announced the recent completion of a Special Sanitary VersaMix - Model VMC-40. The mixer was designed to provide maximum process flexibility to the user and included dual agitation systems...
  • Ross Expands Ribbon Blender Inventory

    Following its largest inventory expansion to date, Charles Ross & Son Company announces that over 80 Ribbon Blenders, sized for different working volumes and bulk densities, are now available from stock.

  • Low Shear Blending And Vacuum Drying In Ross Vertical Blenders

    Ross Vertical Blenders are ideal for low shear blending of powders, pellets, granules, fibers and other solids.