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  • Slurry, Suspension and Solution Preparation
  • Internal Conical and Sloping Base Options
  • Powder Loading and Venting
  • BS EN 12573

Manufactured from polypropylene and high density polyethylene to accommodate a wide range of chemicals, NIPLAST ® mixing tanks are fabricated by EN13067 qualified personnel to help the customer in achieving their desired solution characteristics in the final mix.

Product Specification

Product Specification

Mixing tanks are essential equipment in a wide range of industries, playing a pivotal role in the blending, homogenisation, and agitation of various substances, liquids, or powders. These tanks are versatile, adaptable, and crucial for numerous industrial processes.

Importance of Mixing Tanks

Mixing tanks are indispensable in industries where thorough mixing or blending of substances is required. They offer several key benefits with a few additional features:

Homogenisation: Mixing tanks ensure uniform distribution of components, eliminating concentration gradients and ensuring consistent product quality. This is particularly crucial in industries such as pharmaceuticals, food processing, and chemicals.

Efficiency: They streamline processes by reducing mixing time, which ultimately leads to higher production efficiency. Whether it’s dissolving solids in liquids or emulsifying immiscible liquids, mixing tanks expedite these processes.

Cost Savings: By ensuring thorough mixing, these tanks help minimise waste and reduce production costs. Efficient blending and dispersion can also lead to resource savings.

Product Quality: Consistency in product quality is crucial for industries like pharmaceuticals and food, where even minor variations can have a significant impact. Mixing tanks contribute to maintaining high standards of the products manufactured.

Key Factors Contributing to Effective Mixing Tanks

Several factors influence the efficiency and effectiveness of mixing tanks which include:

Tank Design: The tank’s geometry, size, and shape affect the flow patterns within the tank. Proper design ensures efficient mixing and minimises dead zones where unmixed materials can accumulate.

Agitation Mechanism: Agitators or impellers are used to create turbulence and promote mixing. The type, size, and speed of the agitator depend on the specific application.

Material Compatibility: Mixing tanks must be constructed from materials compatible with the substances being processed to prevent contamination or corrosion.

Temperature and Pressure: Mixing tanks may need to operate under specific temperature and pressure conditions, requiring appropriate design and insulation.

Automation and Control: Modern mixing tanks often come equipped with automation and control systems that enable precise control of mixing parameters, ensuring consistency and repeatability.

Going beyond the standard

With over 40 years of brand heritage, Niplast are experts in manufacturing plastic bulk storage tanks to strict CEN standard BS EN 12573 and its forerunner DVS 2205.

Our long history of applying these standards innovatively to solve chemical storage problems our clients meet, is what sets us apart. Sometimes you need to think outside of the tank

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    Today, with over 40 years of brand heritage, Niplast is an expert in manufacturing plastic bulk storage tanks or industrial tanks to strict CEN standard BS EN 12573 and its forerunner DVS 2205.

    Our long history of innovatively applying these standards to solve chemical storage problems sets us apart from other brands of underground water tanks and chemical storage solutions. Sometimes, you need to think outside of the tank!

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