The MIXOMAT is particularly well suited to discontinuous, gravimetric loading as well as to mixing and dyeing of granulate exactly as specified in the recipe, with masterbatch, re-work, pigments and additives. It can be used for medium to high throughputs values when loading compounding systems, blowing machines and foil lines. Various designs are available, covering a performance range from 150 kg/h to 2.5 t/h. Combining the process stages of transporting, dosing, weighing and mixing in one device achieves an exemplary level of efficiency. The MIXOMAT can easily be cleaned and has proved to be effective in meeting exacting requirements in terms of quality and reproducibility. With this device, it is possible to register and report on the exact material consumption at any time, even with minor components. It can be used both with individual loading or in collective loading systems with shared blower and secondary filter. The MIXOMAT can be combined excellently with high-precision dosing and weighing units such as FLEXIDOS® and AZODOS®, as well as with continuous gravimetric systems. By working together closely with the manufacturers of extrusion machines, AZO has developed modules that are precisely attuned for the extruders.
How it works
The MIXOMAT consists of a conical housing with a filling and ventilation pipe as well as a large cleaning door with quick-release fasteners and sight glasses. The mixing tool is driven by a geared motor. The discharge valve is operated by compressed air. A support bracket is provided for setup and attachment. Designs in mild steel or stainless steel are possible. It is recommended that the ground and polished finish be used for special requirements, e.g. thorough cleaning when pigment has been used.
There are three different system variants in all cases:
- MIXOMAT mixer
- MIXOMAT scale
- MIXOMAT conveying scale