Static Mixers

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Static mixers are a precision engineered device for the continuous mixing of fluid materials.  Normally the fluids to be mixed are liquid, but static mixers can also be used to mix gas streams, disperse gas into liquid or blend miscible liquids.

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Description

A static mixer is a precision engineered device for the continuous mixing of fluid materials. 

Normally the fluids to be mixed are liquid, but static mixers can also be used to mix gas streams, disperse gas into liquid or blend immiscible liquids.

The energy needed for mixing comes from a loss in pressure as fluids flow through the static mixer.   Moreover, One design of static mixer is the plate-type mixer.  Another common device type consists of mixer elements contained in a cylindrical (tube) or squared housing.

Sizing

 

Mixer size can vary from about 6 mm to 6 meters diameter.   Typical construction materials for static mixer components included stainless steel, polypropylene, Teflon, PVDF, PVC, CPVC and polyacetal.  Finally, the latest design involve static mixing elements made of glass-lined steel.

 

Materials
  • Low temperature / Low alloy steels like A106 Gr. B, A333 Gr.6, A335, etc.
  • Stainless Steels like 304 (1.4301), 316 (1.4401), 316L (1.4404), 321 (1.4541), 904L (1.4939), etc.
  • PTFE lined steels available on request
  • Duplex & Super duplex (31803/1.4462), Hastelloy, Titanium, Nickel, Incoloy, etc.
Housing Pipe
  • ASME, DIN Standards
Connections
  • ASME B16.5, B16.47 – all types and pressure classes
  • EN1092-1 – all types and pressure classes
  • Threaded ends, Swagelok, union joint, etc.
  • Sanitary flanges like Tri-clamps, DIN 11864, DIN 11851, etc.
  • Beveled weld ends

Static Mixers Designs

 

Static Mixers

 

Depiction of how flow division and radial mixing can occur in a static mixer

 

Statix Mixers

Flow division in a static mixer that uses baffles is a function of the number of elements in the mixer

In the plate type design mixing is accomplished through intense turbulence in the flow.

In the housed-elements design the static mixer elements consist of a series of baffles made of metal or a variety of plastics.   Similarly, the mixer housing can be made of metal or plastic.  The housed-elements design incorporates a method for delivering two streams of fluids into the static mixer.

As the streams move through the mixer, the non-moving elements continuously blend the materials.  Complete mixing depends on many variables including the fluids’ properties and tube inner diameter.  Other variables include number of elements and their design.  Also, the housed-elements mixer’s fixed, typically helical elements can simultaneously produce patterns of flow division and radial mixing:

  • Flow division:  In laminar flow, a processed material divides at the leading edge of each element of the mixer and follows the channels created by the element shape.  At each succeeding element, the two channels are further divided.  this results in an exponential increase in stratification.   Also, the number of striations produced is 2n where ‘n’ is the number of elements in the mixer.
  • Radial mixing:  In either turbulent flow or laminar flow, rotational circulation of a processed material around its own hydraulic center in each channel of the mixer causes radial mixing of the material.  Finally, processed material is intermixed to reduce or eliminate radial gradients in temperature, velocity and material composition.

Applications for Static Mixers

 

Today, static mixers are used for a wide range of different applications in many different market segments.  A common application is mixing two-component adhesives (e.g., epoxy) and sealants (see Resin casting).  In addition, other applications include wastewater treatment and chemical processing. 

Furthermore, Static mixers can be used in the refinery and oil and gas markets as well, for example in bitumen processing or for desalting crude oil.  In addition, in polymer production, static mixers can be used to facilitate polymerization reactions.  It is also be used for the admixing of liquid additives.

  • Thermal homogenization extrusion and injection molding
  • Color blending
  • Wastewater neutralizing
  • PH control
  • Heat exchangers
  • Food mixing and blending
  • Reactive mixes such as epoxies and urethanes
  • Plastic pellets
  • Gas-liquid dispersions
  • Delustering of polymer dope
  • Liquid-liquid dispersions
  • Fuel oil blending
  • Solvent dilution
  • Pipeline reactions
  • Blending of fruits in yogurt
  • Catalyst additions
  • Dye blending
  • Dispersion of solids into liquid streams

Moreover, Pls contact SRS before ordering or if you have any specific questions or customization of the static mixer.

Additional information

Weight3 lbs
Dimensions12 × 2 × 2 in
Size

1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 1", 1.5", 2", 3", 4", 6"

Connection Type

NPT Threaded, Flanged, Triclamp

Type

Helical, Blade

Elements

6, 12

Materials

316SS, PFA, PVC

Inquiry Specification Form

CORPORATE, GMAIL, YAHOO
ACIDS, BASES, CHEMICAL NAME
GPM, LB/H, M3/H, L/M
GPM, LB/H, M3/H, L/M
GPM, LB/H, M3/H, L/M
CP, PA-S
SG, LB/FT3, KG/M3
°F, °C
PSIG, PSIA, BAR
ACIDS, BASES, CHEMICAL NAME
GPM, LB/H, M3/H, L/M
GPM, LB/H, M3/H, L/M
GPM, LB/H, M3/H, L/M
CP, PA-S
SG, LB/FT3, KG/M3
°F, °C
PSIG, PSIA, BAR
Inches (MM Choose Other)
PSIG, PSIA, BAR
Mounting Position
Injects product into center of stream

Drawings

Downloads

static mixer application form

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