Recommended mixing volumes of industrial batch mixers
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# Types of mixers
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# Mixing time
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# Mixing volume
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#Mixer loading # Discharge time
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# Coefficient of Variation
# Segregation / demixing
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# Mixer Bearing seals
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Solids blenders can be ordered from manufacturers with quite a large range of sizes, from few liters to few or dozens of cubic meters. Solids blending is a volumetric process thus a volume should be specified when ordering a mixer, not a weight as the weight will vary with the bulk density of the solids. The table below shows the typical sizes of mixers that can be found on market.
Table 1 : Common solids mixers size range
Minimum and Maximum mixing volume
The table below is presenting mixing time that can be expected from the most common types used in the industry. These are indicative values to have a rough idea when assessing a design or troubleshooting an existing system.
Table 2 : Typical Min and
Max mixing volume
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