Static mixer

  • US 6,599,008 B2
  • Filed: 01/25/2001
  • Issued: 07/29/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/17/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A static mixer for mixing at least two flowable components, comprising:

  • a mixing tube; and

    a plurality of mixing chambers disposed within the mixing tube so as to form a plurality of interconnected chamber strings arranged around an axis of the mixing tube, the plurality of mixing chambers including a plurality of basic mixing chambers and a first modified mixing chamber, each of the basic mixing chambers having a basic structure including at least two side walls oriented substantially parallel to the axis of the mixing tube and at least two end walls oriented substantially transverse to the axis of the mixing tube, each of the at least two side walls having at least one aperture therein, thereby providing passages connecting mixing chambers in different ones of the plurality of chamber strings, the first modified mixing chamber having a modified structure including an inclined web of material oriented so as to deflect a flowable material either toward or away from the axis of the mixing tube.

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