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The Expert's Corner

The Expert's Corner Blog features curated content from ROSS engineers, managers, and sales reps, updated regularly, to provide customers with in-depth mixing knowledge, advice, and solutions.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Pesticide Production in a Ross Ribbon Blender

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.

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

Best Chocolate on the Planet(ary)

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.

Planetary food processing

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Ask an Expert: Cannabis-infused Products

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.

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Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Ask an Expert: Pet Food Processing Equipment

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.

ask an expert pet foods

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Mixers that GEL With Your Application

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.

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