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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 and 100 gallon
  • Dual Shaft Mixer- 50 gallon
  • Double Planetary- 2 and 40 gallon
  • PowerMix- 2 and 10gallon
  • Discharge System- 2, 10 and 40 gallon
  • Rotor/Stator Mixer- Batch 1, 2, 5 hp
  • Rotor/Stator Mixer- In-Line, 1, 5 hp
  • Ultra High Shear Batch- 20 hp
  • Ultra High Shear Inline- 20 hp
  • Vertical Blender- 1 cu.ft.
  • V-Tumble Blender- 1 cu.ft.
  • Ribbon Blender- 1 and 18 cu.ft. Batch models
  • Paddle Blender- 1 cu.ft.
  • Turboemulsifier- 50 liter
  • Kneader Extruder- 15 gallon
  • Three Roll Mill- 4 x 8""

Ancilliary Equipment:

Heating and Cooling:

  • 36 and 18 kW oil heaters
  • 24 kW water heater
  • 6 and 20 kW steam generators
  • Helex heat exchanger and vapor condenser

Fluid Pumps:

  • 1" and 3" positive displacement pumps
  • 1" and 1 1/2" diaphragm pumps

Vacuum Pumps:

  • 2 and 10 hp liquid ring vacuum pumps
  • 2 hp rotary vane vacuum pump

Analytical Equipment:

  • balances and scales with ranges from 0.1g to 450kg (0.0002 to 1000 lb.) capacities
  • Digital pH/ion meter
  • Light microscope with 1500x magnification
  • Moisture determination balance
  • Malvern Mastersizer Laser diffraction particle size analyzer
  • stainless steel testing sieves
  • Brookfield viscometers model DVII+ digital and model HBT with Helipath stand

Miscellaneous:

  • Variable frequency drives up to 250 HP