Alpine+Penn State R&D Collab Seeks to Optimize Soil Mixer Efficiency

Posted by Ryan Leech at  RockZone Blog
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Alpine's partnership with researchers at the Pennsylvania State University continues into 2014 as we continue to improve our soil mixer designs.  Psu report blade pressure

Using numerical modeling and particle tracing, the research team at PSU has simulated the complex interaction between fluid-solid mixtures and mixing tools in order to evaluate torque demand, mixing quality, and drum geometry.

The images on the right show a time-lapse animated model at different views, which indicate how particles move within a substrate with a specific soil pick configuration. These models are run with different drum configuratuions to compare how the particles move and disperse.

What this means for you: we're still digging into complex models to provide the most efficient, cost-effective and thorough mixing tools on the market.Psu report mix end

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