News | April 29, 2009

Ross Offers Sanitary Double Planetary Mixer


Bill Alhofen – Product Manager has announced the completion of a sanitary model of its popular line of Double Planetary Mixer. The model is designated as the "DPM-S" and is available in many sizes from 1/2 pint to 750 gallons working capacity.

The "DPM" is typically used for the vacuum mixing of high viscosity materials up to approx. 8 million cps. The Double Planetary Mixer contains two special "HV" (high viscosity) mixing blades that revolve on their own axis, as well as on a common axis, within the mix vessel.

Shown in the attached photo is a 150-gallon model with the following features:

  • Telescoping stainless steel enclosure
  • Vacuum construction
  • 316 stainless steel wetted parts
  • "HV" High Viscosity mixing blades
  • Sanitary polish to enable fast and thorough cleaning
  • Mix vessel on non sparking caster wheels
  • Variable speed drive using a variable frequency inverter

Ross Mixing, Blending, Drying and Dispersion equipment is manufactured on five continents and is marketed worldwide. In the USA Ross operates five plants.

SOURCE: Charles Ross and Son Company