High-Speed Vrieco Nauta Cyclomix Mixer from Hosokawa Micron

The Vrieco Nauta Cyclomix®, available from Hosokawa Micron, is a high-shear paddle mixer and agglomerator designed for mixing solid powders with liquids or soften binders. It combines high-impact and high-shear forces for mixing pastes, liquids and slurries. This multi-purpose mixer relies on a centrally placed high-speed rotating shaft that can be controlled from the mixer cover. Paddle-shaped mixing elements, integrated into the shaft, rotate near the vessel wall for thorough mixing.

Key Features

The key features of the Vrieco-Nauta Cyclomix are:

  • Fully self-emptying vessel
  • No seals or bearings in the product zone
  • Good product temperature control
  • Fast mixing times range from 30 seconds to 5 minutes
  • Suitable for wide range of applications
  • Offers high-level homogeneity in the final product
  • Highly compact design
  • High-speed rotating shaft

Applications

The applications of the Vrieco-Nauta Cyclomix are:

  • Coating of powders with liquids or powders
  • Agglomeration by temperature or moisture addition
  • Metallic bonding processing of powder paints
  • Dispersion of pigments
  • Low-speed mixing of cohesive powders, liquids and slurries
  • (Vacuum) drying at low temperature with liquid recovery
  • Spheronisation of particles
  • Densification of powders
  • Heating and cooling
  • Grinding & de-agglomeration

Specifications

The specifications of the Vrieco-Nauta Cyclomix are:

  • Available in different sizes, ranging from 1 to 2,000L
  • Diverse range of finishes and jacket designs

The options available include:

  • Heating and/or cooling skids
  • Isem ball segment outlet valve
  • Jacketed vessel and cover for heating or cooling
  • Lifting device for easy cleaning (special trolleys for the vessel and the rotor are optional)
  • Liquid injection
  • Lubricated or dry-running mechanical seal
  • Sampler
  • Suitable for vacuum applications by means of special seal design and addition of a vacuum filter
  • Torque measurement

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