Homogenizer

Homogenizers and Honeycomb Cereal?

I find it amazing how prevalent liquid mixing and homogenizing are in our everyday lives. These processes are needed, either directly or indirectly, in the making of everything from the clothing we slip on every morning to the Honeycomb cereal we eat for breakfast.

I’ll apologize now to all those modern-day, health-conscience eaters who might squirm […]

Homogenizer Case Study – Pharmaceutical Eye Ointment

The Problem: Undesired Particles in Eye Ointment Carrier Medium

A pharmaceutical company approached Sonic with an eye ointment production issue — the ointment, while effective, had very small particles in the carrier medium. This meant that the patient using the ointment would feel the small particles.  This sensation is similar to the feeling of having something […]

Holidays at Sonic Corporation

Every year around this time, Sonic employees are very aware of how our manufacturing shop is progressing. No doubt the rest of the year we all pay attention to the production in our shop. However, this time of year is special. According to the owner/director of Sonic, Rob Brakeman, if all the work is completed […]

SLES Dispersal Case Study

SLES 70 is a surfactant system used widely in the personal care industry to make shampoos, conditioners, body washes, detergents, soaps and more.  SLES 70 almost always needs to be dispersed and diluted into water prior to use.  What is the best method to disperse this SLES 70 into water?  Like anything else there are […]

What Are the Differences in Positive Displacement Pumps

The world of positive displacement pumps is very large and growing. As a manufacturer of custom process skids and pumping skids, I often get questions about the various types of pumps out there. We have to be familiar with a large variety of high-pressure pump technologies in order to design a system that will emulsify or homogenize fluids. […]

How To Find a Serial Number on Sonic Corp Mixing Equipment

Identifying process systems and equipment sometimes years after installation can be a bit tricky. Often, the paperwork has long been filed away and/or misplaced. The system might have material covering labels. Typically, the team that installed and worked with the equipment when it was originally installed has long since moved on or retired.

So now you […]

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