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EP0655275B1
EP0655275B1 EP19930810829 EP93810829A EP0655275B1 EP 0655275 B1 EP0655275 B1 EP 0655275B1 EP 19930810829 EP19930810829 EP 19930810829 EP 93810829 A EP93810829 A EP 93810829A EP 0655275 B1 EP0655275 B1 EP 0655275B1
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B01PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL
    • B01FMIXING, e.g. DISSOLVING, EMULSIFYING, DISPERSING
    • B01F5/00Flow mixers; Mixers for falling materials, e.g. solid particles
    • B01F5/06Mixers in which the components are pressed together through slits, orifices, or screens; Static mixers; Mixers of the fractal type
    • B01F5/0602Static mixers, i.e. mixers in which the mixing is effected by moving the components jointly in changing directions, e.g. in tubes provided with baffles or obstructions
    • B01F5/0609Mixing tubes, e.g. the material being submitted to a substantially radial movement or to a movement partially in reverse direction
    • B01F5/061Straight mixing tubes, e.g. with smooth walls, having baffles or obstructions therein without substantial pressure drop; Baffles therefor
    • B01F5/0616Straight mixing tubes, e.g. with smooth walls, having baffles or obstructions therein without substantial pressure drop; Baffles therefor the baffles being made by deforming flat pieces of material, e.g. by bonding, folding, deep drawing
    • B01F5/0617Straight mixing tubes, e.g. with smooth walls, having baffles or obstructions therein without substantial pressure drop; Baffles therefor the baffles being made by deforming flat pieces of material, e.g. by bonding, folding, deep drawing composed of consecutive sections of deformed flat pieces of material
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B01PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL
    • B01FMIXING, e.g. DISSOLVING, EMULSIFYING, DISPERSING
    • B01F5/00Flow mixers; Mixers for falling materials, e.g. solid particles
    • B01F5/06Mixers in which the components are pressed together through slits, orifices, or screens; Static mixers; Mixers of the fractal type
    • B01F5/0602Static mixers, i.e. mixers in which the mixing is effected by moving the components jointly in changing directions, e.g. in tubes provided with baffles or obstructions
    • B01F5/0609Mixing tubes, e.g. the material being submitted to a substantially radial movement or to a movement partially in reverse direction
    • B01F5/064Mixing tubes, e.g. the material being submitted to a substantially radial movement or to a movement partially in reverse direction with means for dividing a flow of material into separate subflows and for repositioning and recombining these subflows; Cross-mixing, e.g. conducting the outer layer of the material nearer to the axis of the tube or vice versa
    • B01F5/0643Mixing tubes, e.g. the material being submitted to a substantially radial movement or to a movement partially in reverse direction with means for dividing a flow of material into separate subflows and for repositioning and recombining these subflows; Cross-mixing, e.g. conducting the outer layer of the material nearer to the axis of the tube or vice versa essentially composed of stacks of sheets, e.g. corrugated sheets

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Die Erfindung betrifft eine statische Mischvorrichtung gemäss Oberbegriff von Anspruch 1. Eine solche Vorrichtung ist aus der Patentschrift US-A-4577258 bekannt.The invention relates to a static mixing device according to the preamble of claim 1. Such a device is from US-A-4577258 known.
Aufgabe der vor liegenden Erfindung war es, eine gegenüber der US-A-4577258 stabilere Mischvorrichtung zu schaffen. Diese Aufgabe wird durch die kennzeichnanden Merkmale des Anspruchs 1 gelöst. The object of the present invention was to one over US-A-4577258 to create more stable mixing device. This task is characterized by the Features of claim 1 solved.
Die Ansprüche 2 bis 5 betreffen verschiedene Ausführungsformen der erfindungsgemässen Mischvorrichtung. Das Material, aus dem die Mischelemente gefertigt werden, ist vorzugsweise eine metallische Legierung oder ein Kunststoff (Anspruch 6). Die beiden Teilstücke werden mit Vorteil zusammengeschweisst (Anspruch 7). Anspruch 8 bezieht sich auf eine vorteilhafte Mischvorrichtung mit mehr als einem Mischelement.Claims 2 to 5 relate to various Embodiments of the mixing device according to the invention. The material from which the mixing elements are made is preferably a metallic alloy or a Plastic (claim 6). The two sections are included Advantage welded together (claim 7). Claim 8 relates to an advantageous mixing device more than one mixing element.
Nachfolgend wird die Erfindung anhand der Zeichnungen näher erläutert. Es zeigen:
Fig. 1
ausschnittsweise eine perspektivische Darstellung eines Mischelements zur erfindungsgemässen Mischvorrichtung,
Fig. 2
Längsschnitt durch eine Mischvorrichtung mit dem Mischelement der Fig.1,
Fig. 3
Draufsicht auf ein Teilsstück einer zweiten Ausführungsform des erfindungsgemässen Mischelements,
Fig. 4
eine dritte Ausführungsform und
Fig. 5
eine vierte Ausführungsform,
The invention is explained in more detail below with reference to the drawings. Show it:
Fig. 1
a perspective view of a mixing element for the mixing device according to the invention,
Fig. 2
Longitudinal section through a mixing device with the mixing element of Figure 1,
Fig. 3
Top view of a section of a second embodiment of the mixing element according to the invention,
Fig. 4
a third embodiment and
Fig. 5
a fourth embodiment,
Das Mischelement 3 der Fig.1 setzt sich aus den streifenartigen, im wesentlichen zickzack- oder wellenförmigen Teilstücken 1 und 2 zusammen. Das Teilstück 1 umfasst die mischwirksamen Stege 12, wobei zwischen jeweils zwei dieser Stege 12 ein Durchbruch 13 liegt. Beim Teilstück 2 haben die entsprechenden Stege und Durchbrüche die Bezugszeichen 22 bzw. 23. Die beiden Teilstücke 1 und 2 sind an den Querstegen 11 und 21 miteinander verbunden, beispielsweise durch eine Punktschweissung. An den äusseren Extremstellen weisen die Stege 12 und 22 Verbindungsstücke 14 bzw. 24 auf. Die Teilstücke 1 und 2 können durch Stanzen aus Metall- oder Kunststoffplatten - und anschliessendem Umformen - hergestellt werden. Die Teilstücke können auch spritzgegossen werden.The mixing element 3 of Figure 1 is made up of the strip-like, essentially zigzag or undulating sections 1 and 2 together. The section 1 comprises the mixing-effective webs 12, with between two of these webs 12 each have an opening 13. At the Section 2 have the corresponding webs and openings the reference numerals 22 and 23. The two sections 1 and 2 are connected to one another at the crossbars 11 and 21, for example by spot welding. To the The webs 12 and 22 have outer extreme points Connectors 14 and 24 respectively. Sections 1 and 2 can by punching from metal or plastic plates - and subsequent forming - are produced. The Parts can also be injection molded.
Fig.2 zeigt, wie das Mischelement 3 der Fig.1 in einem rohrförmigen Gehäuse 4 angeordnet ist. Mit dem Pfeil 5 ist die Hauptfliessrichtung angegeben.Fig.2 shows how the mixing element 3 of Fig.1 in one tubular housing 4 is arranged. With arrow 5 is the main flow direction is given.
Während beim ersten Ausführungsbeispiel in Fig.1 das Teilstück 1 in Form einer starren Kette vorliegt, dessen Kettenglieder jeweils zwei parallele mischwirksame Stege 12 umfassen, liegt beim zweiten Ausführungsbeispiel in Fig.3 eine entsprechende Kette mit jeweils drei Stegen 12 und zwei Durchbrüchen 13 vor. Beim dritten Ausführungsbeispiel, Fig.4, weisen die Kettenglieder jeweils nur einen mischwirksamen Steg auf.While in the first embodiment in Fig.1 Section 1 is in the form of a rigid chain, the Chain links each have two parallel mixing bridges 12, lies in the second embodiment in 3 shows a corresponding chain, each with three webs 12 and two openings 13 before. The third Embodiment, Figure 4, have the chain links only one mix-effective bridge.
Fig.5 stellt ein viertes Ausführungsbeispiel ausschnittsweise dar, bei dem die Durchbrüche 13a und 13b (bzw. 23a und 23b) durch teilweises Ausschneiden sowie Ausbiegen von Material gebildet sind, wobei das ausgebogene Material 15a und 15b (bzw. 25a und 25b) selbst die Funktion von mischwirksamen Stegen hat. Fig.5 represents a fourth embodiment Detail, in which the openings 13a and 13b (or 23a and 23b) by partially cutting out as well Bending of material are formed, the bent material 15a and 15b (or 25a and 25b) itself has the function of mixing-effective webs.
Im allgemeinen umfasst eine Mischvorrichtung mehr als ein Mischelement 3. Dabei wird mit Vorteil vorgesehen, dass die aneinander grenzenden Mischelemente bezüglich der Hauptfliessrichtung um einen Winkel von vorzugsweise-90° gegeneinander verschwenkt sind.Generally, a mixing device comprises more than one Mixing element 3. It is advantageously provided that the adjacent mixing elements with respect to the Main flow direction at an angle of preferably -90 ° are pivoted against each other.
Ausser für Mischvorgänge kann bekanntlich eine Mischvorrichtung wie die hier beschriebene Mischvorrichtung auch bei Wärme- und Stoffaustauschvorgängen eingesetzt werden.As is known, one can be used for mixing processes Mixing device like the one described here Mixing device even with heat and Mass transfer processes are used.

Claims (8)

  1. A static mixing device for a flowing medium, comprising a tubular housing (4) and at least one mixing element (3) disposed in the housing, the structural elements of which are substantially plane bars (11, 12, 21, 22), wherein the housing defines a main direction of flow (5) of the medium and the bars (12, 22), which exert the mixing action, enclose an angle with the main direction of flow, the mixing element is formed of at least two strip-like, substantially zigzag or wavy sections (1, 2) and the arrangement of the one section can be transported into the arrangement of the other section by a 180° rotation around the housing axis,
    characterized in that the sections are disposed one above the another and comprise bar-like regions which lie transversally to the bars (11, 21) having a mixing action and which are connected, face to face, to one another at the contact points of the two sections.
  2. A mixing device according to Claim 1,
    characterized in that the sections (12) comprise openings (13, 23) which each form at least one space between two adjacent, parallel bars (12, 22).
  3. A mixing device according to Claim 2,
    characterised in that the openings (13, 23) are produced by the removal of material.
  4. A mixing device according to Claim 2,
    characterized in that the openings (13, 23) are formed by partial blanking or bending out of material, the bent-out material itself having the function of bars (15a, 15b) having a mixing action.
  5. A mixing device according to one of Claims 1 to 4,
    characterized in that the section (1) is provided in the form of a rigid chain, the chain links each being formed by a bar (12) having a mixing action or by groups comprising two or more parallel bars (12) having a mixing action.
  6. A mixing device according to one of Claims 1 to 5,
    characterized in that the sections (12) are produced by stamping from metal or plastic plates or by injection moulding.
  7. A mixing device according to one of Claims 1 to 6,
    characterized in that the two sections (12) of the mixing element (3) are connected to one another by welding, especially spot welding.
  8. A mixing device according to one of Claims 1 to 7,
    characterized in that at least two mixing elements (3) are disposed one behind the other in the housing, the adjacent mixing elements being mutually swivelled by an angle of preferably 90° in relation to the main direction of flow.
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