In use by most industries known, these blenders remain the most popular for the purpose of pure mixing. Most ribbon blenders are popular because of its perceived costs. It is heavily relied upon for its ability to produce budget friendly production costs per pound of product produced. Maintenance of these blenders is also believed to be a lot more cost-effective than all other industrial blenders currently in use. Ribbon blenders are versatile. They can blend pretty much anything, from pharmaceuticals to nutraceuticals.
They remain an industry staple in the production of all kinds of processed foods. The ribbon blenders can mix fertilizers, clay, potting soils, stucco and paint. They can mix chemicals too. Two distinct styles inform the typical ribbon blender. The first one is the most popular and efficient in use. It has center bottom discharge. The second machine only has an end discharge for the purpose of discharging a product at the end of the machine as opposed to the center. All ribbon blenders will have a counter current flow pattern inside the blending chamber.
Best designed blenders can operate at fairly quick speeds. They are also quite easy to load and unload. But blending performances will always differ widely from manufacturer to manufacturer. Ribbon blenders can operate at a horsepower of up to 150 HP. Machines are sized and built in accordance with its bulk density, and there are special or unique features installed to each commercial client’s product. Best designed blenders are also capable of achieving high levels of sanitation and safety.
And then they only require low levels of maintenance. There are a number of standard features that characterize the industrial use ribbon blender, among which include a solid construction, sanitary safety grates and stainless steel backrests.