OBJECT: Disperse edible pigments into hot bee’s wax.
PROBLEM: Fine lake pigments agglomerate when put in contact with wax surface.
RESULTS: Down-mode used to quickly draw in and wet out low bulk density pigment powder. Bright red color development obtained with optimal amount of pigment.
AB MIXER: Model C-2-1 Reversible Homogenizer 7.5 HP, 3600 RPM used in 250 gallon hemispherical bottom kettle.
EQUIPMENT REPLACED: Propeller mixers