How to Scale-Up Mixing Processes in Non-Newtonian Fluids

May
2003

This article will describe the relationships that must be understood to scale-up fluid mixing processes in non-Newtonian, power-law fluids. The principles described apply to both close-clearance impellers, such as anchors and helixes, and to open turbine impellers. A design procedure, based upon successful operating experience at the laboratory or pilot scale, is detailed and a practical example is highlighted.

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