Ideal for a combined process operation where several process steps are executed simultaneously in one single unit. A product can be simultaneously comminuted, dried, coated and/or mixed.
The Long Gap Mill – LGM from Hosokawa Alpine can be used for various processes, e.g. grinding and drying as well as coating or mixing a product. Several processes can also be carried out at the same time with this machine in one single process step.
It reaches a fineness of maximum 97% < 5 – 500 µm, depending on the product. Either dry materials, slurry or wet cakes can be processed with this mill.
The range of products that can be processed with the LGM is extremely wide. The most common applications are size reduction of mineral powders, plastics and rubber, soya, wheat bran, carbon black, cellulose and derivatives; Impact drying of hydrogels, cellulose derivatives, ceramic slurries and coating of Fine fillers with stearates or silanes.
Hosokawa Alpine (www.hosokawa-alpine.com) offers comminution technology for the production of powders, particles and bulk materials: from mills and classifiers to complete turnkey systems. For R&D and laboratory applications, as well as for industrial production. Tailor-made solutions for powder and particle processing in the chemicals industry, for paints and pigments, mineral raw materials and metals, pharmaceutics and cosmetics, foodstuffs and animal feed, and for industrial recycling.