November 28, 2011 – Mk 8 Dry Mixer Superior to V Blenders, Cone Blenders, Company Says (Nutritional Outlook)

The Rollo-Mixer Mk 8 rotary batch mixer is touted by its company, Continental Products Corp. (Osseo, WI), as a mixer superior in uniformity, cleanout, and overall efficiency compared to other mixers typically used in the dietary supplement and contract manufacturing industries.

The Mk 8 batch mixer uniformly blends dry particulates in 3 to 5 minutes. Like all Rollo-Mixers, the Mk 8 batch mixer creates rivers of material that gently divide and combine in the batch several times per revolution, resulting in a quick, gentle, and homogenous blend, the company says. The machine also allows the entire batch to empty completely within seconds.

Small-volume additions of vitamin additives are made easy using the technology, the firm says. “We blend batches with 80 ingredients where we can uniformly add 10 international units of a vitamin into hundreds of pounds,” the company quotes a customer as saying in a video. “V and cone blenders can’t do this, and ribbon mixers definitely… (click the link below for full article)