High Viscosity In-Line Mixers - How It Works
Silverson UHS-HV In-Line mixers feature a special rotor design which provides increased capacity, and allows processing of higher viscosities. Operation is as follows:
The high-speed rotation of the specially designed pumping rotor within the precision-machined mixing workhead forces liquid and solid materials into the rotor/stator assembly.
Centrifugal force then drives the materials towards the periphery of the workhead where they are subjected to a milling action in the precision-machined clearance between the ends of the rotor blades and the inner wall of the stator.
This is followed by intense hydraulic shear as the materials are forced, at high velocity, out through the perforations in the stator, then through the machine outlet and along the pipework. At the same time, fresh materials are continually drawn into the workhead, maintaining the mixing and pumping cycle.