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THE ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS TO A BETTER MIXING PROCESS

Your process has plenty of moving parts. Between optimizing the composition of your output, calculating power requirements, recycling cooling water, optimizing column efficiencies, and doing all of...

BIOFUELS

What Are Biofuels and Why Do They Matter? If you've watched the news lately, you've probably heard the term "biofuels" thrown around quite a bit. At its most basic definition, a biofuel is "a fu...

CAN 3D PRINTING HELP THE MEDICAL FIELD?

3D printing is one of the few areas in life where cat statues, pizza, and guns intersect. Frankly, 3D printing is just plain exciting. At Mixer Direct we are more than pleased to have our fair sh...

TYPES OF GEARS

Understanding Various Forms of Gears Machines require a gear for them to function. However, all machines do not use a similar gear. Due to the gear diversity, they are categorized according to the...

BATCH MIXING BIODIESEL

One of the biggest human uses of fuel is in transportation, where billions of gallons are used each day around the world. Enter biodiesel, a renewable and clean-burning diesel alternative fuel that...

GRAIN SORGHUM DERIVED BIOFUELS

Biofuels A lump of coal comes is derived from what is believed to be the remaining parts of prehistoric vegetation and other biological matter subjected to processing in the Earth over time. Becau...

HOW STEEL IS MADE

The Steel Manufacturing Process Steel is composed of a mixture of metals, and there are several different processes used to produce it. While it has been produced for about two thousand years, it's...

DRY ICE CLEANING AND FOOD PROCESS EQUIPMENT

Food process equipment comes in a variety of shapes, sizes, mechanisms, and materials that require regular cleaning for optimal performance and extended usage. There are many cleaning methods for m...

RENEWABLE JET FUEL

A major breakthrough took place recently in the aerospace and energy industries- or rather, a collaboration of them both. The Finnish petrochemical engineering company Neste unveiled their new type...

WHAT ARE SURFACTANTS?

How many products do you use on a regular basis yet really never understand how they work? Which brings us to a a question; What are surfactants and why do they matter? Surfactants are a common ing...

INDUSTRIAL MIXING CATALOG

Industrial Mixing Catalog You can now find robust and innovative liquid mixing solutions for every conceivable application directly. As a company, we pride ourselves on speed of service, no middle...

ACM CHEMISTRIES

ACM Chemistries At Mixer Direct, we are incredibly grateful to manufacture process equipment for the chemical industry. In chemical processing, we understand that there are a unique set of challen...

4 Things You Didn't Learn In Engineering School

If you're an engineer you've gone through college, but you've also had a reality check when you got your first engineering job. No amount of classroom teaching and skill refining can prepare you f...

Homogenizing/Dispersing Application

Stainless steel mixers and tanks are used in many different industries, including those of food production, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics/skincare. Within those three manufacturing businesses, the...

Mixer Terminology

As you start looking at all your options for industrial mixers, you could run into some terminology that may be unfamiliar. Or, in some cases, you may know the words but in the mixer context it co...

How To Negate Energy Consumption Concerns With Mixers

Mixers are used across a large variety of industries and with the “Green” boom sweeping the globe, energy consumption concerns are on the fore-front of everyone’s mind. Mixers are designed to effi...