BEST PRACTICE FOR MIXING
ADHESIVES AND SEALANTS
Resodyn provides ResonantAcoustic® Mixers (RAM) to manufacturers of resin systems for the Aerospace and Defense Industries. RAM rapidly and thoroughly mixes polymers, fillers, curing agents, and additives under controlled temperature.
The RAM process allows reliable repeatability and order of magnitude faster processing with uniform dispersion of materials even when materials are shear sensitive or have high viscosity. The shortened mix times result in lower mix temperatures and extended pot life.
The RAM systems are used for challenging mixing applications in a broad range of commercial manufacturing sites worldwide. RAM systems are bladeless and mixing occurs within a closed mixing vessel, which prevents cross contamination and provides for ease of cleanup. Mixing of adhesives in adhesive and sealant application vessels (such as a SEMCO tube) have been shown to be effective.
Applications for RAM products in the Adhesives & Sealants (Aerospace and Defense) Industry are inclusive of:
- Advanced Ceramic Components
- Filled Resins
- Polyimide Films
- Pre-ceramic Polymers
- Rocket Insulation
- Specialty Sealants
- Structural Adhesives
- Syntactic Foams
“…We were using reciprocal shakers to dissolve product we sampled off one of our high-volume production lines, and it was taking four hours just to prep the material for testing. Once we started using the LabRAM, it cut that time from four hours down to 20 minutes.”
- Global Synthetic Rubber Manufacturer
“...In laboratory-scale sensitivity testing, RAM materials were more homogenous with similar/slightly lower sensitivity than mix-muller produced materials. . .”
- SERDP Project WP-2631, 2020
“projected benefits of a production-scale RAM process may result in significant increases to overall throughput, labor cost reduction of 61-96%, and a reduction in acetone used for cleanup operations by over 99%...”
The ResonantAcoustic® Mixer (RAM) product line harnesses the power of resonance (low-frequency sound) to generate powerful and efficient mixing of complex Solid-Solid, Solid-Liquid, Liquid-Gas, and Liquid-Liquid Blends. RAM systems provide;
- 10-100X faster mixing times
- bladeless non-contact mixing
- consistent homogenization
- custom engineered systems
- cost saving
- eco-friendly operation
- unmatched safety
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RAM CAN HELP YOU
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ADHESIVE AND SEALANT
1,000 gram capacity for repetitive and small sample processing
Up to 2.2 lb (1,000 gram) payload capacity full-featured, digitally controlled batch mixer for bench-scale development, mixing, and processing.
5 kg capacity delivers pilot and small-scale development capabilities
11 lb (5 kg) payload capacity, full featured, digitally controlled batch mixer for larger-than-bench-scale development, pilot and small-scale production and processing.
36kg capacity for pilot production and processing
80 lb (36 kg) payload capacity, digitally controlled, batch mixer with multiple processing capabilities and options for pilot production and processing.