PRESS CAKE FLUIDIZATION
OBJECT: Apply shear to pigment press cake to create a pumpable slurry for further milling or spray drying.
PROBLEM: Pigment cake from plate and frame filter press needs to be sheared to form a pumpable slurry.
RESULTS: Reversible rotor/stator mixer C-5-2 in 1,000 gallon tank able to fluidize pigment as required using up-mode and down-mode.
AB MIXER: Model C-5-2 Reversible Homogenizer.
EQUIPMENT REPLACED: Turbine mixer