Integrated Mixing Systems

Automated Mixing Systems engineered to meet your needs

Greaves’ engineers are experts in the design, manufacture and commissioning of Integrated Mixing Systems.

Whether your company specialises in pharmaceuticals, premium foods, speciality chemicals or beauty products – you face similar challenges and opportunities:-

  • Product performance and quality
  • Validation and certification
  • Maximum yield
  • Flexible production allowing the manufacture of
    new products without additional investment

Whatever your requirements, Greaves has the knowledge and expertise to deliver the ideal mixing solution.

Vacuum Jacketed Multi-Tool Mixer

Jacketed Multi-Tool Mixer

Key design requirements:

  • 100% conformance to product specification
  • Consistent high productivity
  • Batch traceability
  • Hygiene & biosecurity
  • Operator & product safety
  • Automation for minimal operator input
  • Integration with other processes

Common challenges:

  • Abrasive & corrosive materials
  • High viscosity
  • Harmful / flammable fluids & powders
  • Low shelf life / unstable components
  • Product specification & consistency
  • Critical heating / cooling / pressure cycles
  • Cleaning / contamination

Shaft sealing options

Shaft seal selection is a critical factor in specifying any mixing system. Greaves offers a comprehensive range of high performing seal options to meet the most demanding process requirements.

Integrated Mixing Systems FAQ’s

An IMS is necessary when the manufacturing process requires more than basic mixing, e.g. for challenging products that require very precise processing or repeatable high value products where biosecurity is vital. Factors include:

  • Heating / Cooling
  • Weighing & Inlet control
  • Vacuum & Pressure for processing and product removal
  • Batch control
  • Auto-cleaning (CIP)
  • Programmability, data output & recording
Yes, IMS’s can be specified with HMI touchscreen & PLC’s to control each process stage – filling, mixing, discharge and self-cleaning
Where applicable: FDA compliant, ATEX, cGMP standards including complete CE marking
Yes, multistage self-cleaning systems are available. CIP is often an integral part of the system design

Greaves MixCare™ is a comprehensive aftersales package tailored to your needs. MixCare™ provides preventive maintenance and advice that will ensure your mixing equipment continues to deliver peak performance as your products and processes evolve.