Claire Auffrédou, marketing manager, VMI France, gives her insight on mixing applications and what you should know when it comes to mixing applications for Asia.

Choosing the right powder mixer for your business can be a daunting task. It is a significant investment to be made and the choices are endless. This article looks at some of the key things to think about when making the selection. By David Newell, general manager & director of business development for the Asia pacific region, Matcon

Steridose has launched its Sanimixer magnetic coupled mixer product line. The line comes with tank volumes ranging from 80 litres to 40,000 litres, depending on viscosity and desired mixing performance.

The mixer is installed safely in the bottom of the tank. This eliminates the overhead space needed for top-mounted mixers and enhances the capacity to mix at minimal liquid levels, and while emptying the tank, mixing to the last drop.

All process contact metal parts are stainless steel with a 32 micro-inch surface finish, allowing for better cleanability. Tungsten carbide bearings keep the mixer running smoothly and offer easier installation. The mixers suit food, beverage, dairy, and cosmetic applications that accentuate its cleanability and sterility functions.

The right equipment will always provide added benefits for any food manufacturer, especially those who might have specific needs and applications, such as mixing. How do manufacturers go about choosing the right mixer? By Stewart Bryan, Commercial Manager, Hosokawa Micron Limited

The new MX-1-SS from Munson Machinery blends up to 28 litres of dry bulk ingredients, with or without liquid additions, down to one part per million with total uniformity in two to three minutes.

The mixer is constructed primarily of stainless steel with brass components. Parts that are produced form other metals are shielded with stainless steel. It is also powered by a gear-reduced TEXP industrial electric motor with a NEMA 7/9 junction box.

The company offers six of these models in maximum batch capacities of seven to 425 litres or one to 544 kg.

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