Pilot scale high shear mixing

GEA MIXING FORMULA® High Shear Test Mixers

Developing new products and processes can be an expensive and labor-intensive investment for many customers. GEA understands this, and that is why we offer our customers the opportunity to trial their products before scaling up production.

GEA BATCH FORMULA® High Shear Test Mixer 100L
Developing new products and processes can be an expensive and labor-intensive investment for many customers. GEA understands this, and that is why we offer our customers the opportunity to trial their products before scaling up production.

Are you looking to scale-up a new manufacturing process?

Our test mixers range from small to medium scale batches and a wide range of mixing capacities. The test mixers can simulate the operating behavior of full-scale production and can be adapted to run according to your required specifications.

Try before you buy

GEA BATCH FORMULA® High Shear Test Mixer 500L

Before you invest, test! 

Customers can choose to test mixing equipment and solutions at GEA test facilities. Featuring state-of-the-art GEA test mixers at our facilities in Germany and Denmark, a pilot study on the GEA high shear mixing technologies can be performed. Our range of high shear mixers supports the processing of high-quality raw materials.

Advantages

  • lower potential risks
  • develop new products
  • reduce your time-to-market for new products
  • optimize/validate process parameters and recipes ahead of full-scale production
  • achieve new concentration levels and particle size distributions
  • make product samples, etc.
  • improve product homogeneity/structure
  • optimize batch cycle times and confirm shelf-life
  • be on top of CAPEX/OPEX

Our GEA high shear test mixers are available in a wide range. Contact us today to find out more.

GEA BATCH FORMULA® PRO High Shear Test Mixer 100L

GEA BATCH FORMULA® High Shear Test Mixer 100L

The small-scale BATCH FORMULA® PRO High Shear Test Mixer 100L is a cost-efficient option to trial and develop a formulation prior to investing in a standard, full-scale BATCH FORMULA® PRO High Shear Mixer. Tests can be done to prepare recipes and clarify important process parameters such as temperature profiles and production times, which expedites scale-up and process development. 

Providing the highest possible levels of efficiency, flexibility and hygiene we offer high shear mixing equipment from initial small-scale testing to full-scale commercial production. 

Customers can choose to test the 100L test mixer and solutions at our test failities in Germany, Denmark and the US.

Contact us today about your product development plans

Rental

Our 100L GEA BATCH FORMULA® PRO High Shear Test Mixers are available for both short and long term rentals and can be shipped globally, allowing you to perform your own tests at your own site, using your own raw materials. We understand that some customers may find this a daunting prospect and that's why we will always be on hand to support you. 

Our high shear rental test mixers can be installed with ease at your facilities and connected to your existing process equipment. 

Rent before you own: contact us today to find out more

GEA BATCH FORMULA® PRO High Shear Test Mixer 500L

GEA BATCH FORMULA® High Shear Test Mixer 500L for rental

The BATCH FORMULA® PRO High Shear Test Mixer 500L is a cost-efficient option to test and develop recipes and processes prior to investing in a standard, full-scale BATCH FORMULA® PRO High Shear Mixer. It also provides customers with the opportunity to reduce batch cycle times, improve product homogeneity, increase shelf-life and reduce the time-to-market for new products. Fully equipped with direct steam, flash cooling, flow control on all important processes, recipe control, high pressure/vacuum, temperature and process control enables processing of a wide range of products. 

Customers can choose to test the 500L test mixer and solutions at our test facility in Germany.

Contact us today to trial the 500L high shear test mixer

GEA INLINE FORMULA® SOL High Shear Test Mixer 750L

GEA INLINE FORMULA® SOL High Shear Mixer 1000L

Our GEA INLINE FORMULA® SOL High Shear Test Mixer 750L is often the preferred choice for continuous mixing solutions when high product output is required. Introduction of high volumes of powder with a steady liquid flow to create fully wetted low viscosity products is the core of the technology. Installed with both an external and an internal recirculation loop the full potential of the INLINE FORMULA® mixing technology can be tested. 

Customers can choose to test the 750L test mixer and solutions at our test facilities in Germany or Denmark.

Contact us today and find out more about testing and rental options

What type of applications are suitable?

Whether you are developing a new market entry or simply optimizing an existing product, we can help you create “the product of tomorrow”. From initial testing to commercial production, GEA can offer a wide range of mixing equipment to help drive continuous product improvement.
Hygienic design for product safety

Applicable to all dairy and non-dairy powder & liquid ingredients, e.g. for the production of nutritional formula and reconstituted milk.

The GEA BATCH FORMULA® PRO High Shear Test Mixer and GEA INLINE FORMULA® SOL High Shear Test Mixer are versatile, hygienic and suitable for multipurpose manufacturing such as
  • nutritional formula
  • flavors and fragrances
  • coffee and tea whiteners
  • cream and processed cheese
  • yoghurt and protein-based drinks 
  • ketchups, sauces and mayonnaise
  • lotions, creams and shampoos
  • sweetened condensed milk
  • plant-based food and beverages
  • recombined milk products
  • ice cream pre-mix and puddings 

This is only a selection of applications which can be processed on our mixers. Contact us today to find out more.

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