Processing Magazine

Consistent Mixing: The Key to Uniform Quality Seminar

February 3, 2009

A very practical mixing seminar taught from a mixer-user point-of-view not a mixer-manufacturer point-of-view.


To make sure everyone accomplishes their goal and

my goal of the Consistent Mixing Seminar-

We are now offering 4 hours of Free

Follow up consultation

to aid you in using and implementing

the valuable information that is learned during the seminar.

This $500.00 value must be used by September 1, 2009.

This mixing seminar is coming to a location near you:

Philadelphia June 15th - 16th

To Register for a Seminar Contact Peter Holman, P.E., Chemical Engineer or 262-215-0525

Holman Engineering, Inc.

Fluid mixing is more than adding materials to a tank, mixing them for a while and assuming each batch will pass QC checks.

The new and updated Consistent Mixing: The Key to Uniform Quality is designed to provide you with the basics of mixing and how to apply them properly.

A solid understanding of these mixing principles will increase batch to batch uniformity, reduce rework and improve customer satisfaction.

Seminar Outline

Mixing Mechanisms & Scale-up

· Horsepower

· Pumping capacity & shear rate

Liquid-Solid Mixing

· Dry Solids incorporation

· Dry Solids suspensions

· High shear mixing

Liquid-Gas Mixing

· Design of full-scale equipment

Liquid-Liquid Mixing

· High viscosity mixing

· Non-Newtonian mixing

Multiple Mixing Mechanisms Heat Transfer

· Heat transfer surfaces

· Heat transfer coefficients

Sizing a Mixer

· Impeller selection

· High flow or high shear

Mechanical Design

· Mixer components

· Critical speed and fluid forces

· Staying out of trouble

Mixing Specifications

· Proper order of addition

· Sensitive ingredients

· Rework – Why it’s the hardest

· The importance of a good sample

Seminars are 2 days long. Registration is on the 1st day is from 8:00-8:30 a.m.

First Day of Seminar 8:30-4:30 p.m.

Second Day of Seminar 8:00-3:00 p.m.

Register Now! Get More From Your Current Mixer!

To register, please send date preference, name, address, e-mail address and company information along with a check or money order for $995.00 made out to:

Peter Holman, P.E.

Holman Engineering, Inc.

Scenic Center 303A

115 South 5th Avenue

La Crosse, WI 54650

Customize Seminars to Your Specific Mixing Needs

Get your Lab and Production People Speaking the Same Language

Choose 1 or 2 Day Seminars

Other Mixing Services Include:

§ Consulting

§ Power of log(2/x)

§ Turn-Key Projects

§ Formulation Development

§ Process Engineering

§ Project Engineering

§ Custom Process Mixing

§ Dispersion Mixing

Confirmation notices for seminar registration will be sent by mail or e-mail to participants.

For more information contact

Peter Holman

(262) 215-0525