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Mixing additives into feed premixes

Feed additives are nutritional components added to feed in order to control diseases or to promote growth. Improper processing may cause, besides underdose, a more risky overdose leading to poisoning of animals but also into too high residues in human food ingredients. This means accuracy is paramount here!

Vitomix ribbon screw mixer

The Vitomix ribbon screw mixer is very suitable for fast mixing of medium-sized batches of feed additives with extremely high accuracy and low energy input. It combines gentle mixing and mid to low shear in one compact machine. Mixing times of 1 - 3 minutes can be achieved.

The Vitomix ribbon screw mixer offers accurate mixing of very small quantities of powder concentrates into a mix of bulk materials with different bulk density and particle properties. Besides high accuracy the Vitomix is available in rather high capacities with batch sizes up to 4 tons.

Vitomix ribbon screw mixer

Hosokawa Micron has supplied Vitomix units to some of the largest players in feed production across the globe.

Tailored to your requirements

Provided with a central bottom outlet, the Vitomix offers maximum and controlled discharge without segregation of the mixed product. The mixing vessel and its cover can be manufactured in one single piece, without segments or sharp edges where product can build up.

Cantilevered, double mixing screws facilitate easier cleaning while at the same time avoiding heat generation by seals or bearings. An access door mounted in the vessel wall will enable easy access for cleaning and maintenance.

Try before you buy

At Hosokawa Micron B.V. we have our own testing and process development centre in Doetinchem, the Netherlands. It offers unique possibilities for testing your product to determine the most efficient process, system or plant prior to final design. We can provide laboratory-level as well as production-sized trials.

Whether you wish to test a single machine or a complete powder processing system, the same skilled and experienced staff are here to help ensure that your requirements are met, and that you are entirely satisfied with the results.

From pilot plant to production scale

We offer process equipment and technologies from individual units to large scale bespoke system solutions. Our principle is to deliver high performance yet affordable solutions that meet our customers' demands and long term challenges.

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