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 […]
Below is an example of one of Dow’s “Beauty & Personal Care Solutions” brochure. The Sonolator is called out (see yellow highlight) by name in this brochure discussing formulation […]
You may have noticed, or not, that many of my blog posts are relatively dry and technical. Well, a colleague recently encouraged me to lighten up a bit and share with you some images from my recent trip to South Korea. I traveled to Korea to start-up two new Sonolator Homogenizer systems recently purchased by one of […]
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 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 […]
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. […]
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 […]