Quick, thorough, and gentle blending with a vertical ribbon mixer
Turn a horizontal ribbon mixer on its end and you'll have a rough idea of what the vertical ribbon mixer looks like. But there's more to the mixer than its orientation: It provides fast, thorough, yet gentle batch blending for dry or slightly moist solids. This article provides a basic introduction to the vertical ribbon mixer and gives some advice on choosing one. Sections cover how the mixer works, how to select a mixer for your application, and some example applications.
Do you need to thoroughly mix dry ingredients? Is mixing speed important to you? Or are you concerned about gently handling particles in your mixture? One mixer that can handle these requirements is the vertical ribbon mixer.