OBJECT: Liquid toothpaste. Disperse gum, other additives, abrasives and fillers into water.
PROBLEM: Provide excellent wet out and dispersion without flocculation
RESULT: Mixer placed in water and operated in down-mode. Gum was fed into vortex and viscosity increased. Other additives, abrasives and fillers followed. Total down-mode time was 5 minutes. Then 10 minutes in up-mode. Fine, uniform dispersion.
AB MIXER: CJ-4B mixer, C-2, 5″ rotor, 10 HP motor