Multi-Shaft Mixers for the Dispersion of Ingredients

Hockmeyer offers multi-shaft mixers that include a low-speed Helical or Anchor Sweep blade and an additional high-speed shaft. The low-speed blade feeds the high-speed blade by folding and blending the mass in the vessel and enhances product uniformity by scraping the walls. The high-speed blade provides high shear to dissolve or disperse ingredients. Multi-shaft mixers are often utilized to mix medium to high viscosity products.

A high-speed disperser has a restricted zone of influence in viscous products, and hence the low-speed blade is important to obtain a uniform mixture. When fitted with scrapers, the low-speed blade helps in transferring heat to an external jacket.

Multi-shaft mixers are available in three models: dual shaft, triple shaft, and concentric shaft.

Key Features

The main features of the multi-shaft mixers are:

  • Hoist or tank mounted configuration
  • Vacuum, pressure, or atmospheric operation
  • Inverter driven motors
  • Carbon steel or stainless steel material of construction
  • Mill to highly polished finishes
  • Helical or anchor sweep low-speed blade
  • Electrical components for safe or hazardous environments
  • Built-up inverter
  • Various high-speed blades available
  • Sizes from laboratory units to 3500 gallons. 

Applications

The applications of the multi-shaft mixers are:

  • Printing inks
  • Caulks and sealants
  • Hot melt adhesives
  • Creams and lotions
  • Toothpaste
  • Magnetic media slurry. 

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