Powder & Solids

Ross builds special 600-gallon mixing system

Aug 31, 2005

Ken Langhorn, Product Manager for Charles Ross & Son, has announced the completion of a special 600 gallon Dual Shaft - Mixing and Dispersion and Control System.

The fixed tank mixing system was designed for operation under full vacuum conditions. The independently driven mixers provided were a slow speed anchor with hinged Teflon wall scrapers and a high shear rotor/stator mixer. The high shear mixer was also provided with a unique solids injection attachment. A custom designed piped skid system with minor metering systems for minor liquid additions and a self-contained vacuum pump were included.

The control panel provided with the mixer was designed to control the mixing process including automatic metering, mixer speed, vacuum and cycle timers. A color monitor was installed in the control panel.

Charles Ross & Son is a manufacturer of static mixers, ribbon blenders, double planetary mixers, high shear mixers, high viscosity mixers, storage tanks and other industrial mixing equipment used for adhesives, chemicals, cosmetics, food, pharmaceuticals, plastics and other process industry applications.