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Why Use a Double Cone Mixer and What are the Key Advantages?

Apr. 29, 2021

Basically, a Double Cone Mixer is an efficient device for mixing dry powders and granules. Its material is usually made of stainless steel, but more exotic alloys can be offered if necessary. Essentially, a double cone mixer is a mixer used to produce a homogeneous mixture of solids, which is essential, especially in the pharmaceutical industry.

Double Cone Mixer

Double Cone Mixer

Some of the materials that are mixed using the double cone mixer include flour, as well as most pharmaceutical granules. The design of the equipment features a double cone that eliminates dead spots in the mix. Therefore, when the cones are mixed, the batch is thorough and uniform due to its cone shape. In addition, with this design, the product can be easily discharged into further processing equipment.

Summary of main features.

Conical shape at both ends for homogeneous mixing and easy discharge

The Powder Mixer is loaded into the cone through an opening and discharged through a slide valve.

Cones are statically balanced to provide additional protection

Components are made of SS 304 or SS 316.

Typical applications for double cone mixers


Dyes / Dye intermediates

Inorganic chemicals

Temperature sensitive materials

Plastic products


Organic chemicals

Advantages of using DCB

Easy to see in the factory and very aesthetic

Reduces noise in the workplace

Has very high uniformity, which is key for pharmaceutical products

Cone shape at both ends allows for easy mixing and uniform discharge

Please contact your Double Cone Mixer Supplier to help you choose the right mixer for your needs.

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