Lancaster Products is a solutions company dedicated to improving material mixing and processing. We design and build mixing, pelletizing and crushing solutions for a wide variety of industries and materials

Lancaster Products upholds a rich history of innovation and quality for mixing equipment that traces back to 1930 to Lancaster Iron Work’s Mixer Division. We are proud to be a leader in the most efficient and effective mixing technology available today: high shear counter-current mixing – yielding higher throughout, more homogenous outputs and the flexibility of one-step granulation and pelletization.

Lancaster Products serves diverse industries, such as flat panel glass, ceramics, fertilizers, proppants and catalysts. Our flagship K-Series High Shear Counter Current Mixer is a versatile machine that is capable of working with a wide range of materials. The Lancaster Mixer produces a superior mixing action with the ability to pelletize in one process or in continuous batches, providing our customers with a high return on their investment. In addition to these unique capabilities, Lancaster Products equipment is rugged, dependable, and quality machinery that can endure the harshest of plant environments.

Lancaster Products
920 Mechanic Street
Lebanon, PA 17046

Local: 717.273.2111
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Full Scale Mix Recipe Optimization in Lancaster K4 Mixers

This is the third video in our lab and testing series. The Lancaster Products Lab is equipped with a production-sized K4 mixer to test and optimize mix recipes at full scale. In this video, we are testing a clay type of material for pelletization.

The K4 mixer introduces a third tool, the low-speed plow, which, along with the rotating pan, transports material to the high-speed rotor. You can see how the high shear counter-current movement creates a rolling action which agglomerates the materials into pellets. The K4 mixer has a bottom discharge; the plow allows for the rapid and complete evacuation of the mixing cavity. After the mixer is fully evacuated, the bottom discharge closes, and reseals ready for the next batch.

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Prototype Mix Recipe Optimization in Lancaster K3 Mixers

This is the second video in our lab and testing series. The Lancaster Products lab is equipped with a small production-sized K3 mixer to test and optimize mix recipes at a prototyping scale. In this video, we are testing a clay type of material for pelletization.

Looking inside of the mixing cavity, you see the counter-current mixing action. The pan rotates clockwise, and the high shear mixing tool spins counterclockwise. The mixing pan actively transports material to the primary mixing tool. Slowing the action down gives us a good view of how the Lancaster mixing action creates a tumbling that promotes agglomeration by rolling the particles much the same way as a snowball growing larger by rolling down a hill.

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