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THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN TEXTILES

The driving force of American Textiles could easily be summed up in two words self-sufficiency. Through the Revolutionary War to present day, the textiles industry has had a vast and intriguing sto...

VERTICAL FARMING

There is a new kind of futuristic farming on the rise. In response to growing fears regarding dependency on fossil fuels, healthy agricultural practices, land and water, Vertical Farming has arrive...

THE WORLD OF ALGAE

What Is Algae? Is algae just merely useless pond scum? Ask your average person and there's a high chance that not many are informed of the potential of algae. Don't be left in the dark when it com...

PLATE MOUNT MIXER

The plate mount mixer is a convenient and economically priced top entry mixer. Convenience can be found in its ability to be easily attached to a tank top with 2 C-channels. The plate mount mixer i...

LAB STIRRERS

Lab Stirrers At Mixer direct we offer lab stirrers to suit a variety of applications for the laboratory setting and more. The lab stirrer is designed to mix volumes ranging from 1 to 50 gallons. I...

5 TECH TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2015

It's 2015, we aren't rolling in flying cars and you can bet your future hover board that the Cubs will not win the World Series. Although not as fast as we expected, technology is bringing invaluab...

3 ISSUES FACING NORTH AMERICAN AGRICULTURE

Agriculture is a vital part of the United States. It has taken on a multitude of shapes and forms since the inception of America. At its bottom line it is crucial to survival. More than likely, mos...

GREEN CLEANING VS. TRADITIONAL CLEANING

There has been much buzz over cleaning methods the past few years, so should you go all out green or stick to your good and faithful traditional cleaners? If the toxic odors of traditional cleaners...

10 DISTILLERIES YOU CAN'T MISS IN 2015

Everywhere you turn, distilleries are popping up. In urban locations, the suburbs, and around the world. However, there are roughly 175 days left to explore them in 2015. You have a dilemma, we hav...

THE FUTURE OF FOOD: MIT'S CITY FARM

A new and original look at the future of food has arrived at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab. The project goes by the name CityFARM and is quickly gaining a substantial amount of ...

MEET OUR PARENT COMPANY: MXD PROCESS

MXD Process As of March 2015, Mixer Direct is now a brand of MXD Process. Although the company has maintained its same ownership and staff, Mixer Direct has recently chosen to rebrand itself as ...

TOTE AGITATOR

What Is A Tote Agitator? A tote agitator is a mixer designed to fit an intermediate bulk container, or what most would refer to simply as a tote. Pictured below is Mixer Direct's Tote Bracket Moun...

TANK MIXERS

Tank Mixers As an industrial mixing company, serving a variety of industries must walk hand in hand with a variety of mixer options. These industries include, but are not limited to coatings, biof...

LARGE MIXERS

Large Mixers Let's talk about Mixer Direct's line of Large Mixers. It's no secret. They are large and in charge. We're talking about mixing 100 - 50,000+ gallons worth of product. These large capa...

10 CHEMISTRY BLOGS YOU SHOULD READ

1. Compound Interest Compound Interest’ is a blog that is wholly dedicated to bravely exploring the chemistry and chemical reactions that we engage with and surround us every day. Author, Andy B...

MIXING BLADES

Mixing Blades Mixing blades (or impellers as they are most commonly referred to), make or break industrial mixing. They are pivotal to liquid mixing because they allow the right flow to be execute...

STARTING A MICROBREWERY? HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED

Brewing beer is like carpentry: it takes skill, years to master, and the right tools, yielding an end product that’s as enjoyable to behold as it is to use. And the good news is that only a few bas...

HYDROFOIL IMPELLER

If you are looking for a highly efficient low shear mixing blade, then look no further. The hydrofoil is a 3 bladed high efficiency impeller. It is known for its high efficiency because it is able ...

MIXING EQUIPMENT

Connecting The Dots of Industrial Mixing The industrial mixing industry is often the bridge between things you enjoy in life, and you. It could be your favorite chocolate, hummus, or bourbon. Or pe...

SAFETY CONTROLS ON INDUSTRIAL MIXERS AND STAINLESS TANKS

Safety Controls There are a variety of ways in which safety switches are applied to industrial mixing equipment. However, it generally falls into three categories: limit switches, level switches, ...