Process Applications

A wide variety of process applications take advantage of static mixing technology including:

Static Mixer
Static Mixer
High Efficiency SMX element
High Efficiency SMX element
SMV Element
SMV Element

Laminar Flow

  • High Viscosity Mixing
  • High – Low Viscosity Mixing
  • Heat Transfer Enhancement

Turbulent Turbulent

  • Low Viscosity Liquids Mixing
  • Gas Mixing
  • Dispersion of Immiscible Liquids
  • Gas-Liquid Contacting

Industrial Applications

Most fluid processing industries use static mixers with a very broad range of applications including the following short sample listing:

Chemical Industry

  • Dispersing immiscible liquids in washing and extraction operations
  • Mix gases with air in front of catalytic reactors such as in the production of Nitric Acid
  • Dissolve gases into liquids such as NH3, SO2, Cl2
  • Mix Reactive materials in short length

Food Industry

  • Blend fruit juice concentrates
  • Add CO2 to fruit juices, wine, beer, etc.
  • Dilute concentrates
  • Heating and cooling chocolate

Water & Wastewater Treatment

  • pH control of waste water with acids/bases
  • Flocculants dilution and addition to waste water
  • Dissolving CO2, O2, Cl2, ozone into water
  • Mix ground and surface waters
  • Aerate drinking water

Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals

  • Blend crude oil from various storage tanks to provide uniform feed to refinery
  • Contact crude oil and water to optimize desalter performance
  • Blend additives into gasoline, fuel oil, lubricating oils
  • Mix steam and methane feed to reformer
  • Contact used lubricating oils with sulfuric acid for waste oil regenerations

Other Industries

  • Natural Gas Processing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pulp & Paper Processing
  • Cosmetics & Detergents
  • Potable Water Treatment
  • Power Plants
  • Energy
  • Catalyst Manufacture and Catalytic Reactors
  • Pollution Control
  • Minerals & Ore Processing
  • Vegetable Oil Processing
  • Reverse Osmosis Feed Pretreatment
  • Scrub Noxious Gases with caustic