Sonthofen, Germany – Talleres Alquezar has been successfully using two BHS mixers in a modular plant to produce a total volume of 400,000 m3 of hydro dam concrete in Portugal since 2017. The twin-shaft batch mixer has debunked the industry myth that the technology is unsuitable for these types of concrete mixes and has shown that it is the technology of choice during this demanding major project. The Spanish plant builder was even able to surpass the high concrete requirements with regard to the suitability of the mixer for the project. Continue reading BHS Mixers used in a major Project to build a Hydro Dam in Portugal
Sevenum, The Netherlands – Dinnissen Process Technology continues to grow. The company’s reputation is growing throughout the world due to its solid, sustainable and, in particular, innovative solutions which repeatedly surprise the market. In view of the positive developments, Dinnissen is looking forward to further growth. The next step in this process is the realisation of an additional, new 60 x 70 metre production complex. Continue reading Dinnissen expands with new Building Complex in Sevenum, the Netherlands
Haan, Germany – According to Retsch, the newly developed Mixer Mill MM 500 is the first ball mill with a frequency of 35 Hz which produces enough energy for efficient wet grinding of samples down to the nanometer range. Continue reading Retsch: Mixer Mill achieves Grind Sizes in the Nanometer Range
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.