The Mixer is usually the first machine of a soap finishing line. The
main purpose of a soap mixer, is to amalgamate the soap noodles with colorant,
fragrance, solid / liquid additives and fillers (this last for laundry soap).
The soap mixers can be divided mainly in 2 types:
OPEN SIGMA "Z" MIXER
This soap mixer is characterized by the presence of 1 shaft that
assembles 2 mixing blade. It is used in Toilet soap manufacturing, where
fillers are not required. The discharge of mixed soap is on the bottom part of
the mixing tank and usually is a door that is open and closed by means a
DOUBLE ARM SIGMA MIXER - DSM
mixer is characterized by the presence of 2 mixing shafts for a vigorous
mixing. It is mainly used in Laundry soap manufacturing, where fillers are
required. Intensive or micro mixing is achieved when the soap noodles are
broken up to expose more surface and to allow the ingredients to penetrate
inside the soap noodles.
The double arm
sigma mixers are equipped with two massive, tangential counter rotating “Sigma”
type blades that can handle all the power required in the process. The blades
are supported by a set of heavy-duty roller bearings and are driven by two
of mixed soap is on the bottom part of the mixing tank and usually is composed
by 2 doors that are open and closed by means a pneumatic cylinder. The double
arm sigma mixer can also have a special tilting discharge system. The mixing
tank can be jacketed for heating and cooling application and machined to
guarantee minimum gap between the blade and the tank.
This mixer is also used in Translucent soap manufacturing.