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Custom Multi-Shaft Mixer

November 2, 2018
Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology-11-02-2018, Volume 42, Issue 11
Page Number: 12

Ross, Charles & Son added a custom 150-gallon Triple Shaft Mixer, the Ross VersaMix Model VMC-150, with elaborate automation and safety functions.

Charles Ross & Son Company has customized 150-gallon Triple Shaft Mixer, the Ross VersaMix Model VMC-150, with elaborate automation and safety functions.

Features include six pneumatic clamps rated for 4000 lbs each for remote locking of the mix vessel cover, which is designed for 29.5-in. Hg vacuum and 5-psi internal pressure.

The mixer also includes automated valves for powder feed and clean-in-place liquids, a resistance-temperature detecting multi-point temperature sensor, built-in vacuum pump assembly, load cell system, and a centralized human machine interface. The VMC-150 features a helical auger screw for submerging floating agglomerates. When reversed, the auger screw surfaces air pockets resulting in decreased batch cycle time.

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