The Problem: Inconsistent Colorant Caused by Pigment Production Methods
A manufacturer approached Sonic with an application to disperse and de-agglomerate a pigment used to color a plastic part they were manufacturing. The pigment would agglomerate and cause color bursts inside the plastic. While there was no damage to the integrity of the product, the color […]
Sonic Corp specializes in the design and manufacture of in-line blending systems for blending miscible fluids on a continuous basis. Most of our equipment solutions are customized to meet the challenges of a particular application.
Over the next few months we will be publishing several Engineering Spotlight videos on our YouTube channel. These Spotlight videos will demonstrate […]
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 […]
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 […]
Most Colloid Mill manufacturers simply sell Mills off the shelf, as is. Most sales staff for these off-the-shelf Mills only know information about the product itself and not much about the surrounding components and instrumentation that might come into play once the unit is on the factory floor. Sonic Corp not only manufactures and […]
The Sonolator homogenizer is so effective for to disperse fumed silica into resin that it is mentioned by name in Evonik Industry’s literature for their fumed silica product Aerosil. See an image of the Evonik website below:
In many instances, in-line blending means the act of liquid processing in a pipeline as fluid is pumped from point A to point B. The equipment that handles this process is called a static mixer.
Static mixers mount inside a pipe and are installed after some pumping mechanism […]