Topic: What is the most suitable design for motor power, shaft, and impeller?26 August 2013 Last edited: 26 August 2013 At 12:41pm
Dave Dickey Forum Moderator 279 Posts
Re: What is the most suitable design for motor power, shaft, and impeller?26 August 2013 at 12:40pm
Recommended for this application is a vertical, center-mounted mixer with a 0.3 meter diameter, 4-blade, pitched-blade turbine, operating at 5 revolutions per second. The impeller should be located 0.2 to 0.3 meters off the bottom. The motor needs to be 1 kW or larger.
If the soap is less viscous at a higher operating temperature, four 0.07 meter wide, vertical baffles on the walls of the tank may be necessary to prevent uncontrolled swirling and to promote vertical mixing.
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