ABOUT US

Ross serves the requirements of the Food Industry, in virtually every industrialized country around the world. We have the experience and production capacity that no other manufacturer of specialty mixing and blending equipment can match. In the USA alone, we operate five plants, an analytical laboratory and a vigorous R&D program. Overseas, Ross equipment is being built in our own factories in China and India, and manufactured under license in other counties. Typical applications include mixing, blending, particle size reduction, emulsification, homogenization, powder induction, vacuum processing and more.

Specifications that define a mixer built for a food industry application reflect a combination of industry standards, and the mixing functions needed for that particular application. A sub-micron emulsion, for example, requires high-shear agitation, vacuum and usually a heat-transfer system. The size of the mixer is determined by the throughput required. To guard against batch-to-batch contamination, CIP and SIP capabilities are available, along with such devices as air-purged seals and custom designed discharge valves. To ensure a high degree of repeatability, and to document the production of every batch, we often add a control system with data-logging capability.

The close connection between specific performance requirements and equipment features is the logical starting point for equipment design. But today, the challenge of specifying and designing a high-performance mixer is more than a two-dimensional process. We regularly address performance needs that are much broader than one particular mixing application. In fact, we often custom design equipment to meet production needs that have not yet been imagined.

FEATURED PRODUCTS

Vertical Blenders For Manufacturing Vertical Blenders For Manufacturing

Ross V-Blenders are most often used for the intimate dry blending of free flowing solids. The solids being blended in these units can vary in bulk density and in percentage of the total mixture. Materials being blended are constantly being split and intermixed as the shell rotates. Normal cycle times are typically in the range of 15 minutes, however can be less depending on the difficulty of blending.

Double Cone Blender For Manufacturing Double Cone Blender For Manufacturing

Ross Double Cone Blenders design is most often used for the intimate dry blending of free flowing solids. The solids being blended in these units can vary in bulk density and in percentage of the total mixture. Materials being blended are constantly being intermixed as the Double Cone rotates. 

Industrial Dry Blending and Drying Equipment Industrial Dry Blending and Drying Equipment

Ross is the leading supplier of Ribbon, Tumble and Vertical Blenders for dry powder blending and drying for the process industries. Many products including pharmaceuticals, foods, chemicals, fertilizers, plastics, pigments, and cosmetics are manufactured in Ross dry blending equipment.

Industrial Food Mixers and Blenders Industrial Food Mixers and Blenders

Food manufacturers rely on Ross for a wide range of processing objectives including dry blending, emulsification, high-speed powder induction, dissolution, dispersion, high-viscosity mixing and many more. Our well-proven mixer and blender designs contribute to the growing success of food companies, meeting their requirements for consistency, quality and freshness, helping them develop new innovative products, while lowering production costs and simplifying maintenance.

Powder Injection Mixer with High-Efficiency Charging Hopper Powder Injection Mixer with High-Efficiency Charging Hopper

Ross is offering a new high-efficiency charging hopper for its line of High Shear Mixers with Solids/Liquid Injection Manifold (SLIM) Technology. The SLIM is a unique rotor/stator device engineered for high-speed powder injection into liquid without the need for eductors or pumps. The improved hopper design ensures a steady rate of feed delivery and prevents “rat holes” or bridging of bulk solids. Typical solids dispersed using the SLIM include fumed silica, CMC, guar gum, carbon black, carrageenan, xanthan gum, talc, alginates, pectin, titanium dioxide, calcium carbonate, starch, clays, alumina, carbomers, sugar, salts, dye powders and other additives or fillers.

Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders: Model 42C Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders: Model 42C

The new line of Model 42C Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders are designed to mix dry powders, wet granulations and paste-like materials with densities up to 100 lb/cu.ft. Available in many sizes from 1/2 to 1,000 cu.ft. working capacity, Cylindrical Ribbon Blenders can be built for atmospheric, full vacuum or internal pressure operation. A full range of standard, heavy-duty and sanitary models are offered.

Skid Mounted Process Automation Systems Skid Mounted Process Automation Systems

Ross SysCon is your single source supply for skid mounted Process Automation. Ross' diverse group engineers and designers has years of experience in multiple different industries ranging from Aerospace to Pharmaceuticals, Pulp and Paper to Automotive, Specialty Chemical to Natural Gas Storage.

185 Gallon Stainless Steel Kettles 185 Gallon Stainless Steel Kettles
Pictured are custom 185-gallon melt kettles rated for full vacuum and 250oF. Each hemispherical vessel is jacketed for 15-psi steam.
Custom Process Stainless Steel Tanks Custom Process Stainless Steel Tanks
Charles Ross & Son is one of the best-equipped and most highly respected custom stainless steel tank fabricators in North America. We offer a combination of engineering and manufacturing resources that few fabricators can match.
100 Gallon Sanitary Mixing Vessel 100 Gallon Sanitary Mixing Vessel
Special 100 gallon capacity sanitary mix vessel constructed of type 316 stainless steel. This unit is mounted on a portable cart with a scale. Included is a tilt back air operated propeller agitator, vacuum design, a 100 psi jacket and a sanitary 180 grit finish.
V-Blenders V-Blenders

V-Blenders designs are most often used for the intimate dry blending of free flowing solids. The solids being blended in these units can vary in bulk density and in percentage of the total mixture. Materials being blended are constantly being split and intermixed as the shell rotates.

Skid Mounted Static Mixing Systems Skid Mounted Static Mixing Systems

Charles Ross & Son Company, the leader in specialty mixing and dispersion equipment, is now offering complete skid mounted static mixing systems

Double Cone Blenders Double Cone Blenders

Double Cone Blenders are most often used for the intimate dry blending of free flowing solids. The solids being blended in these units can vary in bulk density and in percentage of the total mixture. Materials being blended are constantly being intermixed as the Double Cone rotates. Normal cycle times are typically in the range of 10 minutes, however they can be less depending on the difficulty of blending.

Double Cone Blender Double Cone Blender
Double Cone Blenders are most often used for the intimate dry blending of free flowing solids. The solids being blended in these units can vary in bulk density and in percentage of the total mixture. Materials being blended are constantly being intermixed as the Double Cone rotates. Normal cycle times are typically in the range of 10 minutes, however they can be less depending on the difficulty of blending. Ross Double Cone Blenders are in stock in 5, 10 and 15 cu.ft. capacity. A full range of sizes from 1/2 to 80 cu. ft working capacity is available. Each is constructed of type 316-stainless steel and is internally polished to a 240 grit sanitary finish. The exterior is polished to an easily cleaned 150-grit finish. All Ross Double Cone Blenders are supplied with Intensifier bars to permit delumping and deagglomeration as needed. Discharge is accomplished through a manually operated Butterfly valve. The valve is positioned 24” from the floor when in the bottom position. All units are provided with appropriate safety railings and appropriately interlocked safety interlocks. Stop-Start and E-Stop Pushbuttons are included with all blenders.
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CONTACT INFORMATION

Charles Ross and Son Company

710 Old Willets Path

Hauppauge, NY 11788

UNITED STATES

Phone: 631-234-0500

Fax: 631-234-0691

Contact: Chris Ross

FEATURED ARTICLES

  • Recommended Blending Equipment For Nutraceuticals
    Recommended Blending Equipment For Nutraceuticals

    Dry blending is an indispensable operation in the manufacture of multivitamins, sports supplements, herbal extracts, meal-replacements, green food powders and other nutraceutical products.

  • ROSS Standardizes Two-Hand Safety Controls On High Speed Dispersers
    ROSS Standardizes Two-Hand Safety Controls On High Speed Dispersers

    ROSS High Speed Dispersers now feature two-hand safety controls for raising and lowering the mixing head.

  • ROSS Introduces Advanced Laboratory Paddle Blender
    ROSS Introduces Advanced Laboratory Paddle Blender

    ROSS introduces a new Laboratory Paddle Blender offering advanced features for more convenient, automated powder blending and liquid spraying operation with recipe management.

  • ROSS Opens Online Store For Industrial Mixers And Blenders
    ROSS Opens Online Store For Industrial Mixers And Blenders

    Charles Ross & Son Company, a leading manufacturer of specialty mixing, blending, drying and dispersion equipment, is proud to announce the opening of its online store.

  • Ten Things You Should Know When Considering A Tumble Blender
    Ten Things You Should Know When Considering A Tumble Blender

    Whether you're considering a tumble blender for your process or shopping for a suitable piece of blending equipment, here are 10 things you should think about before the making final decision.

  • 5 Steps To Increase Energy-Efficient Mixing
    5 Steps To Increase Energy-Efficient Mixing

    Mixer testing simulation trials are needed to confirm the suitability of a specific mixing strategy. This white paper explores five ways to increase energy efficiency in new and existing mixing processes.

  • The Quest For Clean Mixing

    Mixing is one of the most common operations in food processing, but comes with challenges -- batch-to-batch uniformity, optimizing blend times, and most importantly: improving cleanliness.

  • Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues
    Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues

    Mixing processes vary from one application to another and there are no fix-all solutions.This white paper presents some strategies for improving commonly encountered batch mixing problems.

  • Efficiencies In Powder Dispersion For Manufacturers
    Efficiencies In Powder Dispersion For Manufacturers

    Uniformly dispersing powders into a liquid batch in a practical amount of time is a common problem for F&B manufacturers. This white paper explores five tips for dispersing powders more efficiently.

  • Ready To Purchase A New Mixer? Tips To Justify That Capital Expenditure
    Ready To Purchase A New Mixer? Tips To Justify That Capital Expenditure

    Purchase of new mixing equipment is typically not a hasty event. As with any capital investment, the purchase of a new mixing system ideally requires time and research.

  • How To Optimize Solid-Liquid Mixing

    This paper provides practical information on the efficient use of specialty mixing equipment for the preparation of low, medium and high viscosity solid-liquid mixtures under low and high shear conditions.

  • How To Easily Scale-Up Mixing Systems
    How To Easily Scale-Up Mixing Systems

    When selecting mixing systems, foresight for scale-up is important for long-term success. A quick shift between systems can be the difference between economical success and a financial disaster.

  • 'Ross Introduces New 500-gallon Multi-Shaft Mixer For High Viscosity Applications'
    'Ross Introduces New 500-gallon Multi-Shaft Mixer For High Viscosity Applications'

    The Ross line of VersaMix Multi-Shaft Mixers are ideal for processing medium to high-viscosity applications up to several hundred thousand centipoise including many slurries, pastes, gels and suspensions.

  • Ross Offers Advanced Planetary Mixer For No-Charge Testing
    Ross Offers Advanced Planetary Mixer For No-Charge Testing

    The most well-equipped testing facility in the specialty mixing industry, the Ross Test & Development Center announces the addition of an advanced planetary mixer now available for no-charge demonstrations. The new 4-gallon Planetary Dual Disperser (Model PDDM-4) is equipped with two High Viscosity Blades and two High Speed Dispersers; all four agitators rotate on their own axes while orbiting the vessel, ensuring rapid powder wet-out and deagglomeration. It is designed for vacuum operation and includes a jacketed mix vessel. Ideal for mixing thick slurries and highly-filled pastes, the PDDM delivers excellent dispersion and uniformity throughout a wide viscosity range up to around 2 million centipoise.

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