Textile

TEXTILE PRINTING COLORS

Description
OBJECT: Evenly mix combinaton of various colored textile printing pastes with clear gum base for reproducible results from top to bottom of 50 gallon drum.

PROBLEM:
The following mixing procedure must be repeated 80 times per shift.

a) Lower mixer to correct height and mix up-mode.
b) Switch to down-mode to sweep bottom clean.
c) Resume final up-mode for complete mixing.
d) Remove and clean mixer for next color.

Above process is labor intensive and operators constantly vary procedure giving inconsistent results.

RESULT: Mixing procedure is programmed by color kitchen supervisor. Exact reproducibility batch after batch top to bottom obtained. Major labor savings also attained.
AB MIXER: Model T-2 with ARDEMATIC Mix Station.
EQUIPMENT REPLACED: Two laborers per shift saved. Mix Station payback 4 months on two shift basis.

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