COMPARE MIXING & BLENDING EQUIPMENT

COMPARE SEVEN BULK BLENDERS AGAINST YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS

  • Excellent Excellent
  • Good Good
  • Fair Fair
  • Not Recommended Not Recommended

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BATCH MIXERS CONTINUOUS MIXERS
Ribbon/Paddle/Plow Blenders
Ribbon/ Paddle/ Plow Blenders
Rotary Batch Mixers
Rotary Batch Mixers
Vee-Cone Blenders
Vee-Cone Blenders
Fluidized Bed Mixers
Fluidized Bed Mixers
Ribbon/Paddle/Plow Blenders
Ribbon/ Paddle/ Plow Blenders
Rotary Mixers
Rotary Mixers
Variable-Intensity Blenders
Variable-Intensity Blenders
MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS
Abrasive Materials Fair Excellent Good Not Recommended Fair Excellent Fair
Brittle Materials Not Recommended Excellent Good Good Not Recommended Excellent Not Recommended
Chips Fair Excellent Good Good Fair Excellent Fair
Crystals Fair Excellent Good Good Fair Excellent Fair
Emulsions Good Fair Not Recommended Not Recommended Good Fair Excellent
Fibrous Materials Good Good Fair Not Recommended Good Good Good
Fragile Materials Not Recommended Excellent Fair Good Not Recommended Excellent Not Recommended
Glass Cullet Fair Excellent Good Not Recommended Fair Good Not Recommended
Large Variance in Particle Sizes Not Recommended Excellent Good Not Recommended Not Recommended Excellent Fair
Pastes Good Not Recommended Not Recommended Not Recommended Good Not Recommended Good
Pellets Fair Excellent Good Good Fair Excellent Not Recommended
Powders Good Excellent Excellent Good Good Excellent Good
Slurries Good Not Recommended Not Recommended Not Recommended Good Not Recommended Excellent
Sticky/Tacky Materials Good Not Recommended Not Recommended Not Recommended Good Not Recommended Good
EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS
Complete Discharge Fair Excellent Excellent Excellent Fair Excellent Excellent
Gentle Blending Fair Excellent Good Good Fair Excellent Excellent
Low Maintenance Good Excellent Good Fair Good Excellent Excellent
Lowest Energy/Amt Blended Fair Excellent Fair Fair Fair Excellent Good
Lowest Initial Cost Excellent Good Good Good Excellent Good Fair
Rapid Blending Fair Excellent Not Recommended Excellent Fair Excellent Excellent
Rapid Sanitizing Fair Excellent Excellent Not Recommended Fair Excellent Excellent
Uniform Blending Fair Excellent Good Good Fair Excellent Excellent
Uniform Liquid Additions Fair Excellent Fair Good Fair Excellent Excellent

These are generalizations that do not apply to all applications. Please consult factory for specific equipment recommendations.

 

FOR OBJECTIVE ADVICE ASK
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OF ALL SIX TYPES

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