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Mixer Configuration

Mixing 101: Optimal Mixer Design

4 FACTORS FOR OPTIMAL CONFIGURATION Getting the right mixer for the job involves so much more than simply purchasing a standard unit off-the-shelf. There is an art to configuring a mixer that will optimize the results of an application. Selecting a mixer based solely on horsepower or RPM requirements can produce less than optimal results, and even damage your product through excessive shear. As we discussed in an earlier post, we first need to understand the 4 Factors for Configuring a Mixer, which are: Tank Type & Volume Fluid Viscosity Specific Gravity Environment & Process Once a Dynamix Sales Engineer understands these factors in relation to your application needs, we are ready to configure a mixer that will both maximize your investment

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Mixing Principles in Play

Principles In Play: Rotors from Sea to Sky

Principles In Play: Rotors from Sea to Sky Rotors in Relation to Torque In September’s newsletter we talked about how the right propeller selection can ensure success on those annual fishing trips. This month, things are “looking up” with a brief discussion about the rotors that provide lift and direction to helicopters. With our head office in the coastal city of Vancouver, we often see helicopters heading toward the coastal mountains or vast forests. They’re used routinely by coast guards and other search and rescue teams , including the fire-fighters who battled the forest fires that plagued us this past summer in the BC interior. Most helicopters use two types of rotors. The main rotor, located on top of the

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impeller flow analysis
Industrial Mixing

Mixing 101: Flow Patterns & Impellers

Mixing 101: Flow Patterns & Impellers Mixing Flow Patterns & Impeller Types In our article on 4 Impeller Types and Their Applications, we provided an overview on the most common types of impellers used in industrial mixing. Now we’ll go into more detail about each impeller type and their influences on the mixing process. Our focus on impellers is due to the fact that they are the part of the mixer that does the actual mixing: as they rotate they create fluid flow. These flow patterns are the primary considerations when designing a mixer because creating the right flow pattern is critical to achieving the desired result. The most common flow patterns in mixing are axial (down and up) and

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Quality Mixing
Dynamix Products

Mixing 101: 4 Impeller Types & Their Applications

Mixing 101: 4 Impeller Types & Their Applications The Importance of Impeller Selection We first mentioned impellers in our blog discussing 4 factors for configuring your mixer. In this post, we will look more closely at impeller types and their applications. The impeller is the component of a mixer that does the actual mixing and produces the results. That’s because when it rotates, it creates fluid flow and shear patterns. While there are many types of impellers, there are 4 main types we use when engineering mixers. The 4 Main Impeller Types 1. Airfoil Generally most efficient because it produces the maximum pumping with the lowest shear. Standard Dynaflow™ High Solidity Dynaflow™ for Gas Dispersion 2. Pitch Blade Ideal for

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