Charles Ross introduces pilot-scale ribbon blender

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Charles Ross & Son Co. introduced a ribbon blender model, the 42NSD-1S, a multi-purpose blender for with a maximum working capacity of one cubic foot, is designed for most laboratory and pilot-scale blending requirements.

The unit has a double ribbon and paddle agitators. A discharge extruder assembly installed along the bottom of the trough enhances mixing, eliminates dead zones and enables complete discharge.

The blender is supplied with NEMA 4X controls with a variable-frequency drive keypad, allowinig soft start and speed control of both the main agitator and the screw auger of the discharge extruder.

Ross ribbon blenders are used for blending dry powers, pellets, granules and other solid materials. The ribbons are pitched to move material axially, in opposing directions, and also radially, a combination that promotes fast and thorough blending. Paddle agitators deliver gentle mixing, for shear-sensitive and friable applications.

Charles Ross & Son is based in Hauppauge, N.Y.

Tel. 800-243-ROSS, e-mail sales@mixers.com.