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What Is Plastic Vertical Mixer: 2022 Complete Guide

Do you want to know more about the plastic vertical mixer? In this blog post, we will discuss everything you need to know about this mixer. We will cover how it works, where it can be used, and the advantages of using a plastic vertical mixer. We will also compare it with the horizontal mixer to help you decide which one is right for your business.

What Is Plastic Vertical Mixer?

A plastic vertical mixer is a type of industrial mixer that is used to mix various types of materials.

The mixer consists of a cylindrical container that is rotated on its axis. The materials are added to the container and then mixed together by rotation.

The mixing action can be either continuous or batch.

How Does Vertical Mixer Work?

The working principle of the plastic vertical mixer is simple.

The materials are added to the cylindrical container and then mixed together by rotation.

The mixing action can be either continuous or batch.

Continuous mixing means that the materials are constantly being mixed together as they pass through the mixer.

This type of mixer is often used for products that require a high degree of uniformity.

Batch mixing means that the materials are only mixed together for a specific amount of time before being discharged from the mixer.

The choice of continuous or batch mixing depends on the type of material you are mixing and the desired mixing effect.

What Is The Application Of The Vertical Mixer?

The plastic vertical mixer can be used in a variety of industries, such as food and feed, pharmaceutical, chemical, and plastic granule or powder

It is often used to mix powders, granules, and other materials together.

I have many customers who buy vertical mixers for the production of plastic products.

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As far as the production of plastic products is concerned, vertical mixers play an important role in mixing pp raw materials with other types of raw materials such as:

  • Calcium carbonate (Caco3)
  • Ultraviolet antioxidant (UV Inhibitor)
  • Recycled material pellets
  • Color masterbatch
  • Other materials

Mixing calcium carbonate(CaCo3) with PP raw material:

Calcium carbonate enables sustainability in polymer fiber applications |  International Fiber Journal

A vertical mixer can mix CaCo3 and PP materials easily because it has a strong mixing ability.

The CaCO3 powder will be evenly mixed with the PP raw material in a short time by the action of the mixer.

Because pp raw material containing calcium carbonate will have better ductility in the later extrusion drawing process.

At the same time, it is a good solution to reduce costs and improve the quality of the final product.

Mixing Ultraviolet antioxidant(Anti-UV agent) with PP raw material:

AntiUV Additives - UV Light Blocking Additives - Europlas

The vertical mixer can also mix ultraviolet antioxidants with PP raw material.

The mixing of these two materials is very important because they can protect plastic products from ultraviolet rays.

If the Anti-UV agent is not mixed evenly with the PP raw material, it will cause the plastic products to become yellow and brittle over time.

But if they are mixed evenly, the plastic products will be more durable and have a longer lifespan.

Mixing recycled PP material pellets with PP raw material:

P&G Unveils New Shampoo Bottle from Recycled Beach Plastic | Plastics  Technology

Mixing recycled PP material pellets and plastic raw materials together in a vertical mixer for production cost reasons.

I have to admit to you that the common plastic products in life are not made of completely pure PP raw materials.

They all contain a small amount of recycled PP material particles.

The addition of a reasonable percentage of recycled PP plastics to raw PP materials not only does not have any negative impact on the production of new plastic products, but also reduces production costs and, in a side effect, promotes the global recycling of plastic waste.

Mixing color masterbatch with PP raw material:

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Color masterbatch is a concentrated mixture of pigments and additives that are dissolved in a carrier resin.

It is used to color plastic products.

The mixing of color masterbatch and PP raw material is very important because it can give the plastic products the desired color.

If the color masterbatch is not mixed evenly with the PP raw material, the plastic products will have streaks and spots.

But if they are mixed evenly, the plastic products will have a smooth and uniform color surface.

Compare The Horizontal Mixer To The Plastic Vertical Mixer

The biggest difference between the horizontal mixer and the vertical mixer is their mixing effect.

The horizontal mixer is a simple mechanical device that relies on the rotation of the blades to mix the materials.

It has a very low mixing efficiency and often leaves streaks and spots on the surface of the plastic products.

The vertical mixer, on the other hand, has a very high mixing efficiency.

It can mix the materials evenly in a short time.

Another difference between the two is that the horizontal mixer is much larger and takes up more space than the vertical mixer.

The vertical mixer is more compact and takes up less space.

It is also easier to operate and maintain than the horizontal mixer.

The plastic vertical mixer is a better choice for mixing raw materials for the production of plastic products.

It has a higher mixing efficiency and can mix the materials evenly in a short time.

It is also more compact and takes up less space.

It is easier to operate and maintain than the horizontal mixer.

Which One Is Right For Your Business

If you are looking for a mixer for your plastic product production, we recommend that you choose a plastic vertical mixer.

The horizontal mixer is more expensive than the vertical mixer. The horizontal mixer is more suitable for businesses that have a large amount of space and can afford to have a larger device.

How To Maintain And Repair Vertical Mixers

Vertical mixers are very easy to maintain and repair.

If there is any problem with the mixer, you can easily find the parts and replace them.

You can also easily find the manuals and instructions for how to maintain and repair vertical mixers online.

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Matt. Lau

Matt. Lau

Hi, I'm the author of this post, and I have been in this field for more than 5 years. If you want to build a plastic recycling line or plastic related machines, feel free to ask me any questions.

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