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Topic: Re: Can you help me size the motor for a mixing tank?

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This question appears to contain some information that can be misinterpreted because of language differences.  The following assumptions are being made concerning the information provided:Tank diameter = 3 metersTank height = 3 metersShaft diameter = 0.1 metersDensity of milk of lime: rho = 1042 kg/m^3Impeller diameter: D = 1.4 metersRotational speed = 40 rpm, N = 0.667 revolutions/second [rps]Number of blades on the impeller = 6Blade angle = 60/10 from horizontal or arctan(6) = 80 degrees from horizontalEstimated power number Np = 4.7
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