Methods to add liquid in a ribbon blender
Background Mixing wet and dry materials in a ribbon blender requires a series of scientific method when adding raw material. The ribbon blender also needs to equip liquid spray system to facilitate liquid addition. Vortex researchers write this article to public some useful skills that may match your mixing process.Liquid addition critically affect the final […]
A BEST-PRACTICE GUIDE FOR RIBBON BLENDERS
This article aims to provide a better understanding of the operating principles, important features, and limitations of ribbon blenders while also highlighting some basic best practices for efficient processing in a ribbon blender. A ribbon blender can be part of the manufacturing process for foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, chemicals, plastics, agricultural products, and other bulk solids. […]
How can I tell when my material has been adequately mixed?
Q: How can I tell when my material has been adequately mixed? A: Unlike liquid, which mix to a molecular level, dry materials comprise discrete particles and, in most operations, depending on the sample size, the particles are never truly mixed. For instance, if a sample consists of one particle, the sample isn’t mixed. Thus, […]
Choosing a batch mixer
Q: I am confused by the variety of mixers available. How do I k now which type to choose for my batch process? A: Three basic types of mixers are available for batch operation: a tumble blender, an impeller-driven a mixer, and a multiple-motion mixer. All three can work well for mixing, but each is […]