A design alternative to the ribbon agitator is the paddle agitator, which can handle fragile material. The paddle blender/ agitator consists of forward and reverse paddles rather than ribbon flights. The paddles are positioned to move the material in opposing lateral directions as well as in the radial direction. The paddle design is generally employed where friable materials are being blended and when batches as small as 15% of the total capacity are going to be mixed in the blender. The ribbon design is appropriate for low- and medium-duty applications (generally free-flowing materials), whereas the paddle design is suitable for heavy-duty applications (e.g.,wet materials, heavy metal powders). In some cases a hybrid paddle–ribbon agitator may be used.
- Available in working capacity of 5 liters – 25,000 liters
- Available in all grades of stainless steel, carbon steel and special alloy steels.
- Ribbon agitator for center discharge.
- Designed for atmospheric operation.
- Top cover with nozzles for material charging.
- Centrally located Flush bottom discharge valve.
- Stuffing boxes with easily disassembled housings. PTFE gland packing provided.
- Stainless steel surfaces are polished to desired standards. All exterior non-stainless surfaces are painted with enamel paint.
- Squirrel Cage, Three Phase Induction Motors suitable for 415 Volts, 50 Hz.
- Worm reduction gearbox, helical reduction gearbox.
- Single Speed Drive.
- Blender is mounted on supports providing adequate discharge clearance.
- Wear resistant liner plates for abrasive products.
- Ribbon agitator for multiple discharge positions.
- Manually or Pneumatically operated Butterfly Valve, Slide Gate Valve, Diaphragm Valve, etc. for discharge.
- Split design stuffing boxes, Air-purging stuffing boxes, Mechanical Seals.
- Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) models.
- Explosion-proof motors, Variable Speed Drives along with Electrical Control Panel.
- Spraying system for liquid injection.
- Jacket for heating, cooling.
- Inspection, Cleaning windows on the container, cover.
- Cover openings, Nozzles as required.
Paddle Blender – Solid blending equipment such as ribbon blender, paddle blender, planetary mixer are used for blending of food powders with liquid flavors…Read more