Tackling Difficult Mixing Problems


Some difficult mixing problems cannot be solved, but their impacts can be lessened. Here’s how you can deal with difficult processes or products, misunderstandings about good mixing, and obstacles to improvements.

Author Bios: 

Dr. David S. Dickey

Dr. David Dickey started his own consulting business called MixTech, Inc., in 1998. Since then he has done independent consulting work to solve process and mechanical problems with various types of mixing equipment.

Much of David’s liquid mixing experience comes from a fifteen year career with Chemineer. As technical director for Chemineer, he helped develop a new impeller and several design procedures. His experience with customer lab tests provided him many opportunities for successful scale-up to process size mixers. David also worked for Patterson-Kelly, a manufacturer of...Read more

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