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Many industries use industrial mixers to combine materials they use in processing their goods. Businesses include food, pharmaceutical, chemical, mineral and plastic industries. Usually different blade types are utilized to achieve a good homogeneous mixture. If you need to work together with high viscosity products, you will find paste mixing designs in addition to dry blending devices plus much more.

The different blender and mixer types include ribbon blenders, cone screw blenders, double planetary high viscosity mixers, vacuum mixers and many others. You can run them at different temperatures and various pressures depending on the kind of solution mixture you need. These systems may have a few different options included such as spray nozzles and mechanisms for a soft start and stop.

Large industrial mixers are engineered to get directly mounted into fixed tanks which often can handle thousands of gallons. Dealers typically provide ANSI flange mount mixers, plate mount mixers and even high entry mixers based on your needs. Additionally they provide the correct tank together with valves, pumps, impellers along with other accessories. Customization is readily given by the engineering staff.

The flange mount mixer is chosen by customers who’ve heavy duty applications due to the welded construction, extra support bearing mounted on the unit and the durable powder coating. The plate mount mixer is also used for heavy duty apps, and it is highly customizable. Top entry mixers are fitted with stainless-steel propellers on the stainless-steel shaft. It will run at speeds from 0 to 233 rpm.

Medium-sized industrial mixers are sized to handle applications that process between 30 and 1000 gallons. You can purchase heavy or light duty clamp mounts, tote bracket mounts, bung mounts and drum lid mounts. Either air powered or electric motors can be purchased, and the electric ones are usually explosion proof. Stainless components and sealed systems are usually ordered for clean operations.

Some industries decide to mix their materials in the drum that the product comes in. This will reduce transfer waste and maximize capital investment. Drum agitators may clamp along the side of a 55 gallon drum or they may be attached with a stand placed beside the drum. Some individuals prefer a drum lid mount to replace the lid to have an open top drum. A bung mount mixer has impellers that fold, but open up after the motor is engaged.

Small industrial mixers are designed to handle as much as 50 gallons in volume. These mixers range from hand stirred units powered by drills or air or electric driven mixers which are installed on small drums or pails. Laboratory mixing situations favor the little mixers such as a lab stirrer, particularly if they’re equipped with air motors, variable speed drives, digital display and electronic transmissions.

Small pail mixers easily sit on top of a five gallon bucket or pail, plus the impellers fold to go through the bung opening. Air stirrers put on a lab stand so you have precise control of your mixing operations. Electric stirrers are usually joined with accessories to get a complete lab mixing system.