Tuesday, January 5, 2021
A manufacturer of pest control products was previously batching a granular pesticide for insect larvae in small quantities using a table-top kitchen mixer. As the product line grew, it became necessary to move the process to a large-scale blender. The company visited the Ross Test & Development Center to see if a Ribbon Blender can produce a uniform blend of the granules, liquid component and powder.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
A major global confectionary company approached ROSS to improve their process of manufacturing a chocolate product. They were using a kitchen-style single planetary mixer that was unable to handle the high viscosity peaks that occur during mixing. The material spikes to over 1 million centipoise and finishes around 20,000 cps.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
With our "Ask an Expert" blog articles, ROSS answers common questions about mixing equipment, processes, and applications. This week, we focus on the cannabis industry, and look at ROSS` mixing capabilities in this space.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
With our "Ask an Expert" blog articles, ROSS answers common questions about mixing equipment, processes, and applications. This week, we focus on the pet food industry, and answer questions relating to processing challenges, equipment, and safety/quality concerns.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
A global cosmetic company approached ROSS with the goal of expanding their gel manufacturing capabilities. Our team at the Ross Test & Development Center conducted a pilot demonstration to evaluate an appropriate batching and mixing procedure on a 100-gallon VersaMix Multi-Shaft Mixer.