The ROSS V Cone Tumble Blender utilizes diffusion mixing to deliver low-impact, highly accurate, and repeatable mixing of powders, high-density powdered metals, granules, pellets, and other free-flowing solids.
The custom-built ROSS FDA-3500 has a maximum working capacity of 3,500 gallons, a two-zone stainless steel dimpled jacket for heating/cooling, a 4” pneumatic discharge valve, and an explosion-proof load cell system rated for up to 20,000 lbs.
As an external mixer, the Inline SLIM can be piped to the recirculation loop of virtually any size vessel. The 3A-compliant machine–featuring tri-clamp connections–can be cleaned in place, but is also quick to disassemble for deep cleaning and sanitation.
The manufacturer of specialty mixing and blending equipment offers multiple technical resources on its revamped site, including case history articles, videos, white papers, and various other mixer literature.
A Parker LORD expansion project includes mixers, blenders, and dispersers across sealant, adhesive, and emulsions manufacturing lines.
March 9, 2022
Parker Hannifin Corp. is investing in a 75,000-sq-ft expansion and modernization of its Parker LORD chemical manufacturing plant in Saegertown, Pa. This expansion to the existing 250,000-sq-ft facility will help enable Parker LORD to increase its share of the growing adhesives market.
The system reportedly allows for convenient movement of the mix vessel along V-groove tracks, as well as easy transport of each piece of equipment.
December 17, 2020
Tailored to individual process needs, this double-planetary mixer from Charles Ross & Son Co. comes with an optional weighing system for quick and precise measurements throughout the batching procedure.
As continued research and development races to meet the growing appetite for sustainable adhesives, manufacturers must also push innovations in processing that reduce both waste and energy consumption.
Manufacturers and scientists are continually pushing the envelope on eco-friendly adhesives, sealants, coatings, and potting and encapsulation compounds. Demand for green and sustainable formulations is expected to keep growing due to tightening legislation, consumer awareness, and new opportunities.
A reverse lift in the double-planetary mixer reportedly facilitates improved rigidity and more uniform blade-to-vessel clearances without relying on the floor to be completely level.
August 13, 2020
Charles Ross & Son Co. recently announced that its double-planetary mixer is available in a reverse-lift design that raises the vessel to the mixing position, rather than lowering the agitator assembly.
The company reports that the unit’s jacketed mixing vessel and special high-viscosity blades are a dynamic combination for producing thick gels, pastes, putties, and other semi-solids under precise temperatures.
February 27, 2020
Charles Ross & Son Co. recently announced that its double-planetary mixer is available in a “super sanitary” turnkey configuration, featuring a common stainless steel workbench for both the mixer and matching discharge system.