Lancaster Products Mixing technology transforms waste streams into valuable products.
Lancaster Products High Shear Mixers are used in a wide variety of industries to repurpose waste materials into viable products. Waste materials can be mixed, densified and agglomerated in the same operation – allowing waste materials to be reintroduced into production streams or to be used as a stand-alone or additive in separate products.
Repurposing WASTE material application
Lancaster Products High-Shear Mixers have been used successfully to re-purpose previously discarded materials for use in the development of new products or reintroduction to production streams. This results in a more environmentally friendly handling of material as well as reducing hazardous waste that is landfilled, stored in ponds etc.
Some applications include:
- Pelletizing waste by-product sulfur for fertilizer
- Pelletizing carbon black for flowability and better handling
- Pelletizing synthetic gypsum for fertilizer
- Agglomerating of fly ash for building and road aggregate
- Granulating fly ash into cold set ceramic
- Repurposing dry scrubber material into lightweight cat litter
- Pelletizing iron oxide dust for re-introduction into production furnaces
- Pelletizing raw chicken manure for use in fertilizers.
ONE MACHINE ONE PROCESS
The high intensive action of the Lancaster High Intensive Mixers provides the opportunity to use relatively small amounts of additive materials needed to transform a waste material. The smaller amounts of additives mean lower production costs when using a more expensive material that may provide added product benefits.
BRADLEY PULVERIZER ACQUIRED BY LANCASTER PRODUCTS OWNER
Allentown, Pennsylvania, January 17th, 2020 – Bradley Pulverizer is pleased to announce new ownership. Lancaster Products & Kercher Enterprises’ owner Curt Snyder acquired the assets of Bradley Pulverizer through an affiliate effective on January 14th, 2020. Bradley Pulverizer specializes in the design, manufacture, and supply of pulverizing systems for fine and semi-fine grinding of hard, friable, abrasive materials for various applications throughout the world.
In addition to the rotating pan, all high shear mixers manufactured by Lancaster Products larger than a K3.5 have two independently motor driven mixing tools inside the pan which are responsible for proper mixing, pelletizing, and granulating of materials: the plow and the high speed rotor. The plow continually sweeps the entire surface of the pan bottom to prevent material from accumulating on the bottom and enhances the overall mixing action. However, the most important tool of all is the high-speed rotor, which rotates counter direction to the pan causing a shearing action inside of the mixing cavity. This high-speed rotor not only agitates the mixture, but significantly influences the control of the entire process. While there are just two main style of standard rotors, we can custom configure the rotor to optimize all mixing processes.