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Item #: CASE NO: 170
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Description 

OBJECT:

Disperse 2% Carbopol concentration into water without creating "fish eyes" or entraining air.  Also, neutralize the Carbopol.

PROBLEM:

Long mixing and deaeration time with paddle mixer plus "fish eyes" formed by allowing gum powder to float on liquid surface.

RESULT:

Carbopol was fed into down-mode vortex and prewetted for 5 minutes.  Then, run in up-mode for 20 minutes.  Next, material was neutralized to form gel.  Clear, relatively air free gel without "fish eyes".

AB MIXER:

Model CJ-4B mixer.  Subsequently sold C-3-2 mixer with 5-3/4" rotor and 20 HP motor in 250 gallon kettle with U-shaped agitator thus permitting multiple use of kettle.

EQUIPMENT REPLACED:

Paddle type mixers