Ross manufactures a wide range of bench-top mixers for research and development (R&D) and pilot-scale requirements, with selections for multi-viscosity processing, dry solid-solid blending, powder wet-out, inline (continuous) mixing, agitated vacuum drying, homogenization, emulsification and particle size reduction/wet milling, the company says. Available in both sanitary and non-sanitary configurations, all R&D and pilot-scale Ross mixers, including ribbon blenders, vertical blenders, tumble blenders, static mixers, high-speed dispersers, high-shear and ultra-high-shear (rotor/stator) mixers, powder induction systems, multi-shaft mixers, double planetary mixers and planetary dispersers, are completely scalable for seamless transition to full-scale production, it says. Ranging from 1-quart to 10-gallon capacities, several of these laboratory mixers are being offered for trial/rental as well as free consignment. For more information on Ross laboratory mixers or to speak with a mixing specialist, call 800/243-7677.

Charles Ross & Son Co., 710 Old Willets Path, Hauppauge, N.Y. 11788; 800/243-7677;