Mixing Cannabis-Infused Products


What are the factors cannabis manufacturers should consider when they're looking to purchase a mixer? How do size/capacity and the ability to scale up play into this?

Viscosity, density, shear requirement, operating temperature and vacuum/pressure and target batch size or daily production capacity are all basic information that must be discussed in detail with the mixer vendor. Consider too the method and order of raw material additions and how the finished product would be discharged. If there are multiple mixing stages, can those be performed in a single machine to eliminate transfer steps? Forward-thinking manufacturers select a scalable mixer that is slightly bigger than the current needs to allow for growth. Rental/trial programs are a great way to road test a particular mixer before making a purchase commitment. It allows manufacturers to determine realistic batch times and identify any potential bottlenecks relating to mixing, temperature control, product transfer, cleaning, etc.

Continue reading to gain insights from this pharmaceutical equipment manufacturer on more factors cannabis manufacturers should consider when they're looking to purchase a mixer.

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