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Feed additives are nutritional elements added to animal feed to regulate diseases and promote growth. Incorrect processing can result in both underdosing and a more hazardous overdose, leading to animal poisoning and excessive residue levels in human food ingredients. Thus, precision is crucial. The Vitomix ribbon screw mixer is an ideal solution for swiftly and accurately blending medium-sized batches of feed additives, requiring minimal energy input

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.

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.


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Our test and process development centre in the Netherlands 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.

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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Hosokawa Micron B.V. is certified according to ISO 14001. Our certification covers all environmental themes of ISO 14001: air, soil, energy, waste, water, noise and hazardous substances. In addition, Hosawa Micron was awarded an EcoVadis Silver Medal for its sustainability achievements. EcoVadis determined that the company was among the top 15% of companies rated by EcoVadis in the special machinery industry.

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