Batching and Materials Handling / New Products

UNION PROCESS: Attritor

August 2, 2012
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

This company recently shipped four QL-100 circulation attritors to a large specialty ink manufacturer. These high-production grinding mills are reportedly able to take high pumping rates that result in a faster grind and a narrower particle size distribution. The attritor circulation system typically includes a separate holding or premix tank (not shown) that can be 10 times larger than the size of the mill. The entire contents of the holding tank will pass through the grinding chamber at least once every 7.5 minutes, or approximately eight times an hour. Attritor circulation milling can improve efficiency by passing material through the mill multiple times. The QL design includes specially configured agitator arms that are designed to increase production.

Each mill has a gross tank volume of approximately 122 gal powered by a 150-HP inverter-duty, explosion-proof motor. The mills were also mounted on 44.4-in. custom-designed frame risers per the customer’s specific requirement. 

For additional information, visit www.unionprocess.com.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Ceramic Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

April 2014 Issue Highlights

Our April 2014 issue is now available!

Podcasts

Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

More Podcasts

Ceramic Industry Magazine

CI July 2014

2014 July

Our annual Data Book & Buyers' Guide is your best resource for suppliers of materials and equipment for the ceramic, glass, brick and related industries. Check it out!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE CERAMIC INDUSTRY STORE

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\Ceramics Industry\handbook of advanced ceramics.gif
Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machining

Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Directories

CI Data Book July 2012

Ceramic Industry's Directories including Components, Equipment Digest, Services, Data Book & Buyers Guide, Materials Handbook and much more!

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40px  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40google+ icon 40px