Ross offers tilted design double planetary mixers.
Charles Ross and Son has introduced new double planetary mixers
with a slightly tilted configuration for more effective and complete
discharge of flowable products. Double planetary mixers are versatile
equipment used in the preparation of pastes and gels, as well as
granulations and free-flowing dried powder blends. Pictured is a
15-gallon Double Planetary Mixer designed to operate at approximately a
5-degree top forward tilt. An air/oil hydraulic lift is supplied to
raise/lower the stirrers into the removable vacuum-rated mix can. During
mixing, a glass sight/charge port and tank light on the vacuum hood
allow the operator to check on the batch and conveniently add raw
materials without interrupting the agitation. Stainless steel 316
rectangular stirrer blades are driven by a 5 HP inverter-duty motor.
Detachable sidewall and bottom scrapers are also supplied. The 50-psig
heating/cooling jacket on the vessel is insulated and sheathed in
stainless steel. Batch temperature is measured from a thermowell with an
RTD thermocouple on the side of the mix can. After the mixing cycle,
product is discharged through a 3" diameter Teflon plug installed
via heavy-duty tri-clover clamps towards the front of the mix can. The
raised base provides a 28" clearance beneath the outlet and is
suitable for 12" dia. receiving vessels.