Paderborn, Germany – The processing of the required raw materials for the production of lithium batteries is subject to exacting quality requirements – up to the limits of technical feasibility. For example, the contamination of cathode masses by foreign ions, in particular iron, must be prevented at all costs. Lödige has addressed this challenging process-technical task with a special version of the proven Ploughshare mixer. Continue reading Lödige: Application-specific Ploughshare Mixer for Lithium Battery Masses
Bolton, United Kingdom – Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied leading European pre-fried and frozen potato product producer, Agristo, with two continuous mixers featuring an enhanced mirror polish finish. The stainless steel Ajax machines will be used to mix grated potato with various additives including flavourings to produce a range of potato products. Continue reading Ajax Equipment: Mixers for Frozen Potato Production at Agristo
Utica (NY), United States – A new Munson Machinery Paddle Blender equipped with four high-speed choppers provides added shear to break lumps and/or disperse dry bulk solids, pastes, slurries and emulsions containing agglomerates during blending. It handles free- and non-free-flowing materials that are dry, moist, oily or paste-like in batches up to 5.7 m3.
Utica (NY), United States – A new Rotary Continuous Mixer model CM-16X4-SS from Munson Machinery provides continuous, high-capacity mixing of bulk materials with or without liquid additions at low cost per volume of output. Powered by a 0.37 kW explosion-proof motor, the mixer consists of a 41 cm diameter by 122 cm long cylindrical drum with fixed internal mixing flights that impart a gentle, back-flow mixing action free of dead spots.
Detmold, Germany – At the NPE 2018 trade show MTI Mischtechnik will present its current portfolio of container-type, vertical, horizontal, cooling, and heating/cooling mixers for the plastics industry. One highlight at the company’s booth is a Heating/Cooling Mixer Combination MTI Flex®-line type M 2000 / K 8000 that impresses with its outstanding dimensions, providing 8000 liters of cooling vessel capacity while measuring over 7 m (23 ft) in length and close to 5 m (16.5 ft) in height.
Hauppauge (NY), USA — Ross now offers protective light curtains providing automatic safety shutoff of Tumble Blenders whenever an operator crosses a defined security boundary. Due to the nature of the rotating mix chamber, a safety railing is supplied standard on all Ross Tumble Blenders. The addition of optional light curtains further improves operator safety.
Groningen, Netherlands — Jansen & Heuning supplied a fully automated feed installation for a dairy farm in Saudi Arabia with 70.000 cows. Two newly developed concentrates mixers, each with a drive power of 110 kW, are the heart of this installation.
Tewkesbury, UK — Freeman Technology released the application note ‘Understanding the Impact of High-Shear Blending’, available for download from the Freeman company website. The note describes how three magnesium oxide based blends, produced using different equipment, were evaluated using the FT4 Powder Rheometer® to assess the influence of the production method, and the impact on product quality.
Dinnissen is developing by a mix of innovations.
Dinnissen has broadened the deployability of its mixers, thanks to a mix of innovations. The mixers have been further improved in several areas, and, moreover, they explicitly consider the role of the mixer in the overall operation. That is why the validation of mixing processes have now been added to their service.
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Gebr. Lödige Maschinenbau GmbH, inventor of the Ploughshare® Mixer, is a worldwide leading manufacturer of machines and subsystems for industrial mixing and related process technologies for bulk solids, granulates, powders, dust, paste and sludge.