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In the arena of high technology and high performance materials the uniform dispersal of nano-sized particles in substrates such as resin is extremely difficult work. Traditional methods have significant problems - consequently Intertronics are pleased to announce a solution in the form of the Thinky ARV-310 mixer.

Nano level mixing made easy without bubbles

UK | Posted on September 24th, 2009

The ARV-310 and its larger capacity sibling the ARV-5000 both utilise proven Thinky planetary mixing technology with the added advantage of a vacuum environment.

Their powerful 400g acceleration enables uniform mixing as well as simultaneous dispersion and deaerating for highly active nano-sized particles such as carbon nano-tubes or particles in epoxy or silicone, nano-ceramic in water, nano-fibres in polymer, nano-gold balls, yag phosphor in silicone, or for organic materials.

Commented Peter Swanson, M.D. at Intertronics: "The Thinky ARV units are addressing the really difficult mixing problems in laboratories around the world. Their bi-directional action does not enfold air while the new vacuum environment facility removes existing air or other gases. A good example is carbon nano-tube dispersion in epoxy where compared to hand mixing the Thinky process led to better than halving resistivity in the final material. We believe this is a technology especially suited to small/medium laboratory type quantities."

The Thinky planetary mixing process is considered ideal for nano-polymers, ultra-fine semiconductor elements, molecular devices, biogenic materials, protein solar batteries, organic ELs, intelligent ceramics, functional materials, materials for high-technology electronic devices, carbon nano-tubes, nano-carbon black, nano-composite, etc.

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Contacts:
Peter Swanson
Intertronics
Unit 17
Station Field Industrial Estate
Banbury Road
Kidlington
Oxfordshire, OX5 1JD
Tel: 01865 842842
Fax: 01865 842172
e-mail:
www.intertronics.co.uk

or

Ian Deavin
Ian Deavin Marketing Limited
68 Ampthill Road
Shefford
Bedfordshire
SG17 5BB
Tel: 01462 850040
e-mail:
www.id-marketing.co.uk

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