Advanced Dispersion Technology in Paint and Lacquer Production

By Dr. Hans-Joachim Jacob, Senior Process and Application Engineer, ystral GmbH, Ballrechten-Dottingen, Germany

Advanced dispersion technology for paint, coating and lacquer production that is different from all other techniques is now available. This technology enables enormous reductions in production costs and process times. Additional effects are a higher degree of dispersion, improved quality and raw material savings. This article gives an introduction to this new technology, including how the system works and a comparison to the traditional dissolver blade technique.

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No chance for agglomerates in mixing and dispersing of powders into liquids

Mixing powders into liquids is a complex task. The quality of the final product is highly influenced by perfect or poor wetting and dispersing of the powders. Particularly good results are achieved with the YSTRAL Conti-TDS, which inducts the powder dust-free, disperses it under vacuum and distributes it homogeneously throughout the carrier liquid without any agglomerates remaining.
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Ystral 2015 Catalog – 110% Mixing Solutions Now Available From Powder Technologies

Powder Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of the 2015 Ystral Catalog – 110% Mixing Solutions. The catalog provides an overview of the wide range of Ystral’s products and services, with an additional focus on the processing systems.

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Ystral Conti-TDS Inducts Aerosils and Other Silicas

The Ystral Conti-TDS brings major efficiencies to production processes involving the induction of highly dispersed silicas such as Aerosil into liquids.

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Nibbler Delivers Gentle De-Agglomeration of Dried Fruit

The newly enhanced Gericke Nibbler has been found extremely effective in the de-agglomeration of dried fruit used throughout the food production industry.

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Powder Technologies Expands Facility–Includes Space for Dedicated Test Lab and Demonstration Facility

Powder Technologies, Inc. has increased the size of its facility to encompass an additional 2000 square feet dedicated to a test facility and conference room.

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Small Mixer with Big Benefits

The GMS240, the smallest Gericke double shaft mixer,features a useable volume of 40 to 100 liters ideal forpremixing and small production batches.

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Gericke N200 Nibbler Efficiently and Cost Effectively Provides Size Reduction to the Pharmaceutical Industry

The Gericke N200 Pharma Nibbler offers a 200 mm diameter inlet and throughput of 1.500 (1/h), providing a highly economic alternative to hammer mills and more complex equipment for consistent size reduction of materials and agglomerates found in pharmaceutical production.

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Ystral TDS Machines Provide Dust-Free Induction of Aerosils and Other Silicas

Powder Technologies offers the powerful Ystral TDS-Dispermix, TDS Induction Mixer and Conti-TDS machines as solutions for the dust and costly agglomerate waste normally associated with the induction of highly dispersed fumed silicas such as Aerosil, Cab-O-Sil, and HDK.

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YSTRAL Conti-TDS Machine from Powder Technologies, Inc. Achieves the 3-A Sanitary Standard Certification

The YSTRAL Conti-TDS offered by Powder Technologies, known throughout the world for the major efficiencies it brings to the production process by offering powder induction, wetting and then dispersing of an agglomerate-free liquid – all with one machine, has been certified by 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) to meet its sanitary standards and carry the 3-A Symbol.

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