Ergonomic, Safety-Focused Blenders

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Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology, October 2022, Volume 46, Issue 10
Pages: 12

ROSS Ribbon Blenders are a customizable solution designed to minimize risk and maximize productivity.

ROSS Ribbon Blenders are designed to minimize risk and maximize productivity and meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards with safety shaft guards and limit switches that prevent the operation of the agitator when any cover or manway is open. Additional safety grating can be installed on dedicated charge ports or across the entire blender opening for extra protection and to make it easier for operators to dump bags of dry raw material into the blender. This optional safety grating is highly customizable to provide a tailored solution to the operator’s needs.

The 5 ft³ ROSS Ribbon Blender (pictured above) has a special three-piece grate designed with an angled and pitched profile in lieu of flat surfaces. This provides a more rigid structure and more open area in the grating to improve the rate of loading. Additionally, powders are less likely to accumulate on the pitched surfaces, reducing the amount of sweeping required by the operator. All three sections of the grating have position sensors that interlock with the control panel, ensuring operator safety while running.

Charles Ross & Son Company