These special reports describe the core principles of Lancaster Products’ high shear, counter-current technologies.
A Simple Mixing Study for Perovskite Ceramics
Counter-Current Rotating Pan Mixers
Mix-granulating with K-series Mixer
Mixing Intensity versus Mixing Time
Ferrite Processing from A Mixing Perspective
High Shear Mixers
K-1 High Shear Lab Mixer
K3-K3.5 High Shear Mixers
K4-K10 High Shear Mixers
Testing & Rental Services
Low Shear Mixers
Continuous Batch Processing Systems
Materials Testing Process
Optimizer Your Fertilizer Pelletizing Process
White Paper Abstract - A Simple Mixing Study for Ceramics
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The high-speed rotor is the primary mixing and pelletizing tool in industrial high shear mixers and in many ways, it is the most utilized part of the machine. But rotor wear is also a good leading indicator of your machine’s overall operating condition as it is a direct result of material processing. Chances are, if the rotor is worn, there is other preventative maintenance to be done.
Industrial mixers are built to run and withstand a great deal of abuse, however, regular preventive maintenance efforts can help keep your mixer running like new. The two most critical components that can affect the life of your mixer are lubrication and inspection of working tools. Below is an overview of the in-depth information provided in our full maintenance schedule available for download below.
Lubrication: Proper lubrication can encompass multiple areas on your mixer, not just the shaft seals of the mixing tool. Lubrication of all seals as well as drive gears, discharge valves and other locations where bearings are utilized is the best way to extend the life of your mixer. Automated lubrication systems on larger production mixers help maintain proper lubrication intervals, but regular visual inspection should be scheduled to assure the system is working properly.