Planetary Mixer

Planetary Mixers



As a leading industrial mixers factory, Ginhong offers a wide range of products includes:
Vacuum Emulsifier Homogenizer, High shear mixer, Multi-shaft mixer, Planetary mixer, Stainless steel mixer, and Stainless steel storage tank. With advanced mixing technology, our mixers serves a variety of industries including Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals, food and Chemicals etc.

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What are Planetary Mixers


With Ginhong’s Multi-Shaft Mixer, it is possible to mix components with very high viscosities up to 750,000 cp. However, if you are going to process materials with viscosities higher than 750,000 cp up to millions of centipoises, it is time to use a Planetary Mixer.

In a Planetary Mixer, the impellers not only move in a one shaft axis, but the entire impeller moves around the vessel. It means that a rectangular blade at high speed rotates while revolving around the mixing vessel. It follows that all parts of the mixing tank are reached by the impeller. This type of mixer is used in processing gummy or sticky components when it is not possible to have the desired follow ability of the material by the action of the rotating impeller.

Ginhong manufactures a PX Planetary Disperser Mixer and a PX Lab Planetary Disperser Mixer.


PX Planetary Disperser Mixer

The PX Planetary Disperser Mixer is suitable for industrial applications such as in chemical, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, cosmetic factories and industries. For this type of machinery, Ginhong offers working capacities from 15L-1500L with varying impeller rotations speeds (40 RPM to 95 RPM), agitator revolution speeds (25 RPM to 35 RPM), and Planetary agitator power (1.5 KW-55 KW).


PX Lab Planetary Disperser Mixer

PX Lab Planetary Disperser Mixer is a laboratory counterpart of the PX Planetary Disperser Mixer which is used for tests to yield new insights in mixer selection and application and to have the opportunity to refine mixing technique. This is often used before the product is subjected to the production line and for replicating process conditions.

Ginhong’s PX Lab Planetary Disperser Mixer is ideal equipment for setting up experiments for powder induction variation, shear rates variation, agitator combinations and speed variations, and vacuum variation to fine-tune operation and improve production yield. For this type of equipment, Ginhong offers working capacities from 5L-10L with an impeller rotation speed of 160 and agitator revolution speed of 75 RPM and a planetary power ranging from 1.5 KW to 2.2 KW.


YJ Hydraulic Ram Discharge Press

In addition to the family of Planetary Mixers is Ginhong’s YJ Hydraulic Ram Discharge Press, which is used for special cases of discharging non-flowing, viscous products from a mixing tank of a Planetary Mixer or Multi-Shaft Mixer. This is very useful equipment to prolong the mixer’s life, enhance product quality, avoid microbial growth in the production line and prevent counter mixing.


The Planetary Mixer operates very simply. Just like the Multi-Shaft Mixer, the planetary mixer has agitators rotating in an axis. However, for the Planetary Mixer, we can see two types of movements: revolving on a vertical axis at high speed and at the same time, this vertical axis rotates around the center of the bowl at a relatively lower speed.

The blades continuously advance along the periphery of the vessel, removing material from the vessel wall and transporting it to the interior.

After one revolution the blades have passed through the entire vessel, after three revolutions most materials have been mixed and after only 36 revolutions, the blades have contacted virtually the entire batch.

The wall scraper, made of Teflon, rotates clockwise slowly, which removes materials off the vessel wall and move to the mixing zone.

Because of the three different forces by planetary agitator, wall scraper and disperser, the paste rolls over the vessel from top to bottom and back to top repeatedly. When the paste is completely mixed, the heat from the jacket is quickly transferred to every part through the inside wall.

The above three types of slow and high forces repeat and repeat. And the paste is circulated inside the vessel and mixed, dispersed, kneaded and homogenized evenly.

Rotary impeller type vacuum pump (–0.09Mpa) is used to pull out the bubbles generated during mixing, dispersing and homogenizing. The small quantity powders are also sucked by vacuum to avoid dust.


How is it made


Ginhong’s Planetary Mixers are made of high-quality stainless steel with accordance to CGMP and FDA Standards. Their mixers are generally equipped with the following: the main mixing system, vacuum system, lifting system, discharging system, heating and cooling system, temperature control system, and electrical control panel.


Main Mixing System

The Main Mixing section containing the double planetary agitators, high-speed disperser and a wall Teflon scraper are all mounted vertically with an electric or hydraulic lifting or lowering arrangement. These mixing elements can be easily cleaned by automatically raising the lid containing the agitators or simply rotating the blades in the vessel loaded with solvent in the mixing tank during maintenance.


Vacuum and Heating and Cooling System

Vacuum construction and the jacketed mixing tank allows you to mix at the temperature you want and cool heat-sensitive products gently and quickly. The Double Planetary Mixer includes a heavy-duty frame, precision machined gears, extra durable bearings, and an all stainless steel gearbox.


Lifting System

The hydraulic system not only provides lifting ability to the planetary mixer but also provides compressing power to discharge the finished product from the portable mix tank.


Electrical Control Panel

Ginhong’s Mixers are all equipped with an electrical control panel which provides graphic man-machine interaction. They design and develop these panels using high-grade material in compliance with industry standards.


Quality Control

Planetary Mixers manufactured by Ginhong adheres with Cleaning-in-place regulatory requirements in which interior surfaces of pipes, vessels, process equipment, filters, and associated fittings can be cleaned internally without disassembly.

This makes Ginhong Mixers more efficient than other competitors as maintenance time is reduced and sanitary requirements are fulfilled accordingly.

In addition, Ginhong manufactures products complying with Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) regulations enforced by the FDA. CGMP is vital for quality control of manufacturing plants as it entails proper design, monitoring, and control of manufacturing processes and procedures.

Adherence to the CGMP regulations assures the identity, strength, and quality of manufacturing operations. CGMP also establishes strong quality management systems, robust operating procedures and investigating product quality deviations.


No Dead Spaces

Planetary Mixers guarantee proper and complete mixing of the materials leaving no dead spaces or parts that aren’t touched and mixed by the movement of the agitator around the entire mixing area.


High Mixing Efficiency

As products are entirely mixed, no dead spaces are left and mixing time is fast, so is the increase in mixing efficiency. Planetary Mixers are the best choice for products which are “thick” and need a potent way of mixing at the fastest time possible.


Easy to Maintain:

The transmission system of the planetary mixer is basically located at the top of the mixing drum and therefore it is completely disconnected from the concrete. As a result, it is quite easy to maintain these mixers and there are hardly any leakage issues in these mixers. The structure of this mixer is uniquely crafted which reduces maintenance and ensures optimum performance.


Elimination of voids

Planetary Mixers offered by Ginhong processes mixing applications under vacuum, which is beneficial for certain adhesives and sealants to develop higher densities and achieve better tensile properties as a result of improved shearing and contact of the different components.


Prevents Material Bridging

Planetary Mixers prevent bridging and roll-back by distributing the product evenly. This is beneficial as it prolongs equipment life and prevents microbial growth in the equipment


Scalability

Ginhong manufactures a wide variety of mixers with a great range of viscosities and applications. Their extensive range of pumps and process systems are designed to withstand extremities when delivering efficient metering, processing and analyzing.


Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical industries are highly process-dependent to the mixing process carried out. Mixing operation has a decided influence on whether a drug will deliver the accurate dosage, have an acceptable appearance and texture, or be stable for the appropriate length of time.

  • Transdermal drugs
  • Inks of Medium to High Viscosity
  • Pastes
  • Foam
  • Antacid power blends
  • Bioadhesives
  • Bone graft pastes and bone cement
  • Collagen
  • Dental composites
  • Tablet granulations
  • Non-animal gel capsules
  • Fish oils
  • Electrolyte solutions
  • Gelatin compounds
  • Medical gels and putties
  • Vitamin supplements

Food Preparation

Ginhong cares about food safety aside from delivering equipment for quality processing. Some of the most complex Food and beverage processing include blending liquids of different viscosities, dissolving nutrients and sugar, ensuring physical and nutritive properties are met during mixing, process hygiene and making sure overall food rheology specifications are met.

  • Chewing gums
  • Doughs
  • Caulking, Putty and Wax Compounds
  • Pastry processing

Cosmetics

In cosmetic and personal care preparation and processing, challenges are encountered during the mixing process as it is difficult to attain the proper the proper amount of hydration of thickening and suspending agents, maintaining emulsion stability, process hygiene, disintegrating solids, blending liquids of different viscosities and mixing thickeners. It is also an imperative property that cosmetics attain the proper color, fragrance and other physical properties after being mixed.

  • Dental whitening gels
  • Thick ointments
  • Thick gels
  • Lotions
  • Toothpaste
  • Lipstick
  • Wax Emulsion

Chemical Industries

Planetary Mixers are used in the chemical industries such as processing construction materials, pastes, abrasive materials and other viscous materials as these usually require high shear for fast and thorough dispersion.

  • Plastisols
  • Polyester compounds
  • Epoxies
  • Sealants
  • Concrete
  • Propellants
  • Automotive sound absorbing compounds
  • Color pigment compounding pastes
  • Lithium battery
  • Powder coatings
  • Epoxies
  • Hot melts
  • Latex Sealants
  • UV and Light activated adhesives
  • Pipe joint compounds
  • Polybutene emulsions
  • Polyurethanes
  • Rubber Cement
  • Silicones

Industries Served



Cosmetic


Pharmaceuticals


Food & Beverage


Chemical

FAQs


1What kinds of mixer machinery do you manufacture?
Ginhong specialize in manufacturing vacuum emulsifying homogenizers and high shear mixers for semi-solids/creams and liquids. Liquid/liquid and liquid/powder are the main applications. We also make some horizontal ribbon mixers for powders.
2What’s the delivery time?
Generally speaking, the delivery time is between 30 to 60 days for vacuum homogenizer mixer and multi-shaft mixer. For mixing tank, homogenizer and high speed disperser, the delivery time is between 30 to 45 days. Anyway, it all depends how busy we are when you put the order. We can overwork to finish your mixer machinery if you have special requirements on delivery time.
3How about the quality of the mixer?
We’ll test every mixer before shipment to ensure it works well whether you come to inspect it or not. It will not be shipped if it has any problem. So you don’t need to worry about the quality. Actually some customers haven’t come to our factory yet although they had placed several orders from us.
4What is the payment term?
Generally, we take 30% of total amount as down payment, which should be wired by T/T. The 70% balance will be paid by T/T after you inspect your mixer system before shipment. We also accept letter of credit although it takes more expenses. But our bank should confirm your opening bank’s credit first.