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Bulk Material Mixer MIX-A-LOT Successfully Introduced to the Market

The efficiency of the mechanical bulk material mixer MIX-A-LOT is reliably proven every day in numerous compounding plants worldwide.

The efficiency of the mechanical bulk material mixer MIX-A-LOT is reliably proven every day in numerous compounding plants worldwide! Since the market launch two years ago, the MIX-A-LOT is being used by many renowned multi-national compound producers for efficient, fast and gentle homogenization of the fed material.

The readily accessible and easy to clean MIX-A-LOT is used for PA-, PC, PE-, PP- and EVA pellets and available in four sizes, MXL-200, 400 and 800 with throughput rates from 0,5–5 t/hr. There is also an ATEX version. The surface of the mixing chamber can optionally be electro polished.

Meanwhile,  a MIX-A-LOT is permanently installed in Coperion’s bulk material test centre in Weingarten. Interested customers have the possibility to test different applications on an industrial scale.

Excellent cost-efficiency thanks to lower investment and maintenance costs
Very often, a standard practice is to feed each individual component to the extruder through a separate differential loss-in-weight-feeder with a buffer hopper. Alternatively, the new MIX-A-LOT first produces the specific pellet mixer, for which one single loss-in-weight feeder is then sufficient. The weighing function of the mixer ensures accurate recording of the weight of each component fed in to guarantee correct dosing according to the recipe. As the MIX-A-LOT is of vacuum and pressure resistant design, direct pneumatic feeding is possible without the need for a separate reception bin for pneumatic conveying.

The MIX-A-LOT allows for a simplified concept of compounding plants and with this the reduction of investment and maintenance costs. The cleaning effort during changes of product has been greatly reduced and much less space is required above the extruder.

Contact

  • Jürgen Rumschick

    Sales Manager Bulk Materials Plants, Processors and Compounders