Processing Magazine

Specifying ribbon blenders

July 3, 2012

The classic ribbon blender is used in food & beverage, chemical, pharmaceutical, plastic, agricultural and other industries. Due to its versatility and economy, the ribbon blender is often the best choice for most mainstream blending applications.

Engineers tasked with procuring a new blender must recognize the different features and options that are available to optimize efficiency with respect to a specific application. Customizing the multi-purpose ribbon blender to meet your own process needs does not have to entail drastic costs. A simple but comprehensive review of key process details helps guarantee that your equipment is not underspecified or over-engineered. This white paper reviews ribbon blender selection and specification considerations.