Mixing Systems, Inc.  

MIXING SYSTEMS, INC.

7058 Corporate Way, Dayton, Ohio 45459, USA
Phone: 937-435-7227     Fax: 937-435-9200     E-mail: mixing@mixing.com


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COMPARISION OF JET MIXERS TO TOP ENTERING AGITATORS

  Jet Mixers by
Mixing Systems
Top Entering Agitators
In-basin moving parts No Yes
Mix large and small tanks Yes Yes
Energy efficient High High
Gears No Yes
Long shafts No Yes
Maintenance costs Low High
Structural support at top of tank Not required Not recommended
Baffles Not required Not required
Mixer placement close to tank bottom Recommended Not recommended
Mix tank less that 1/3 normal liquid level Recommended Not recommended
Tank shape and geometry Flexible Less flexible
Practical for very deep tanks, 60 ft (18 M) Yes No (possible shaft and seal problems)
Viscosities greater than 1000 cP Not cost effective Recommended
Blending applications Yes Yes
Gas/Liquid contacting Very efficient Less efficient
Solids suspension Yes Yes
Materials of construction SS, CS, alloys, fiberglass SS, CS, alloys

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Mixing Systems, Inc.
7058 Corporate Way, Dayton, Ohio 45459, USA
Phone: 937-435-7227, Fax: 937-435-9200
E-mail: mixing@mixing.com