Coatings

SILICA DISPERSION

Description
MATERIAL: Dispersion of silica in water.
PROBLEM: Batch mixing of 100-200 gallon batches of fumed silica resulting in incomplete dispersions of this base material prior to conversion into coatings.
RESULTS: Excellent dispersion of the silica without lumps or specks in a uniformed dispersion.
AB MIXER: Model C-1-1 Reversible Homogenizer mixer, 5 HP, 3600 RPM.
BENEFITS: Reduction of mixing time from 72 minutes to less than 10 minutes without non-uniform product.
EQUIPMENT REPLACED: Propeller agitator mixers.

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