The versatility of the ribbon mixer makes it the optimal choice for a lot of blending applications. While this is a prevalent choice, there are methods that every manufacturer must take to get the most out of their machine. Here are a few ways to make your machine more efficient and increase your productivity.
1. Watch Your Time
A ribbon blender can properly mix solids of similar densities and particle sizes in less than 15 minutes. The more alike in size and density your ingredients are, the shorter the mixing time will be. If you are developing a new formula, try to keep your ingredients similar to reduce mixing times. However, even if this isn’t possible, it is still important to watch your mixing time and ensure you are not running your machine longer than necessary.
2. Optimize Your Process
Conduct a process evaluation to understand how much time you …Continue reading