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Test & Development Center

Mixing and Blending Equipment

Mixing and Blending Equipment available for evaluation in the Ross Test and Development Center:

  • VersaMix- 2, 10 and 100 gallon
  • Dual Shaft Mixer- 10 gallon
  • Double Planetary- 1 qt, 2 and 40 gallon
  • PowerMix- 2 and 40 gallon
  • Discharge System- 2 and 40 gallon
  • Rotor/Stator Mixer- Batch 1/2, 1.5, 5 and 10 hp
  • Rotor/Stator Mixer- In-Line 1/2, 1, 5, 10, 30, 50 and 150 hp
  • Vertical Blender- 1 cu.ft.
  • Centrum Blender- 7 cu.ft.
  • Ribbon Blender- 1/2 and 5 cu.ft. Batch models, 12"x120" continuous
  • Paddle Blender- 5 cu.ft.
  • Turboemulsifier- 10 and 50 liter
  • Ross/Olsa- MACES Pharma 150
  • Kneader Extruder- 15 gallon
  • Three Roll Mill- 4 x 8""

Ancilliary Equipment:

Heating and Cooling:

  • Chromalox 40 kW oil heater
  • Mokon 12 kW oil heater
  • Mokon 12 kW water heater
  • AEC 12 kW water heater
  • Haake water heater
  • Electro-Steam 20 kW steam generator
  • Chromalox 6 kW steam generator
  • TCO 5 ton chiller
  • Helex heat exchanger and vapor condenser

Fluid Pumps:

  • Waukesha positive displacement pumps #130 and #25
  • Liquiflow 1" gear pump
  • 1 1/2" Diaphragm pump

Vacuum Pumps:

  • Beach Russ liquid ring vacuum pump
  • Kinney vacuum pump

Analytical Equipment:

  • Sartorius, Ohaus and Sterling balances and scales with ranges from 0.1g to 450kg (0.0002 to 1000 lb.) capacities
  • Digital pH/ion meter
  • Microscope with 1500x magnification
  • Ohaus moisture determination balance
  • Malvern Mastersizer Laser diffraction particle size analyzer
  • Set of stainless steel testing sieves
  • Brookfield viscometers model DVII+ digital and model HBTwith Helipath stand

Miscellaneous:

  • 250 kW diesel generator
  • Variable frequency inverters up to 250 HP