Selecting the right mixer: Batch or continuous
Selecting the right mixer for your application can help your process operate economically and ensure a high-quality end product. There are two types of mixers -- batch and continuous. Each operates differently and is suited to different mixing applications. This article explains how each type of mixer works and which styles of each are commonly used. Other information includes factors to consider when selecting a mixer for your application and the benefits of using either a batch or continuous mixer.
Mixing is probably the most common of all processes. It's a step in the production of almost every product we use, since most are made of a mixture of more than one ingredient.