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Factors to keep in mind before choosing the right blenders

April 10, 2013

You need to consider a lot of factors before choosing the right blenders. Firstly, there are various important formulations and combinations in this world. Some of them are very much useful in our daily to daily use. Some formulations especially solid-solid combinations help in meeting our various requirements.

They can help in blending various useful substances let it be the manufacture of various food products, glass, fertilizer. They also help in processes involving the heating/cooling or drying purposes like in case of plastics and chemical powders.

All the above applications can be easily met by using the three basic blenders called diffusion or small scale random motion, convection or large scale random motion and shear. Generally, diffusion is used for powders that are free flowing.

Cone screw vertical blenders, horizontal tumble blenders and horizontal ribbon blenders are the most common blenders used for the solid-solid blending systems.

If you want to blend some products or mixtures that require very low influencing blending, then, it is advised that you go for tumble blender or vertical blender. Tumble blender is equipped with double cone that is interchangeable and has configurations in V shape.

But, If one wants to experience the blending at a considerable fast rate then, you should have a demonstration of the ribbon blender.

However, there are also certain vessels available that can help you in reducing the times you need to blend a thing. These machines are also called as asymmetrical vessels. They also help in improving the uniformity of the blender. They generally work at an optimum speed of around five to twenty-five revolutions per minute. Diffusion is generally followed in this type of blending.

Besides all such factors, there are various other factors that are to be paid significant amount of stress. You are required to take a look on the utility of the blender for various purposes. You should carefully analyze the space that you have for setting up of the blender machine.

Depending on the amount of space, you can use the horizontal ribbon blender or the vertical blender. Vertical blender occupies small space while horizontal ribbon blender occupies considerable amount of space.

You should also take a look on the type of substance that you want to blend. Some substances require gentle blending while others require excessive blending. Proper analysis of the blending is required to have a successful accomplishment of blending.

Always keep in mind the above mentioned factors before choosing the right blenders and react accordingly.

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