The ribbon mixer is used to mingle large amounts of material. The blending is performed via two mixing ribbons mounted on a common shaft working in opposing directions.
La Meccanica's mixer allows mixing materials with different granulometry and specific weights with a good variation coefficient.
Since the vast majority of plastic is non-biodegradable, recycling is a part of global efforts to reduce plastic in the waste stream, especially the approximately 8 million tons of waste plastic that enters the Earth's ocean every year.
The result of mixing dry solid ingredients may be a definite pattern of particle segregation. This is due to differences in the physical properties of ingredients and the shape and surface characteristics of the mixer.