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Who invented Dual Asymmetric Centrifuge mixing technology?

Dual asymmetric centrifuge technology was invented and patented by Mr. Gerd-Ulrich Schmidt, the founder of Hauschild Engineering.

What is the difference between the Hauschild SpeedMixer® and the equipment sold by FlackTek Inc.?

FlackTek Inc. used to be a distributor of the Hauschild SpeedMixer®. The devices sold by FlackTek are one of the numerous copies of the Hauschild SpeedMixer®.

Which are the main advantages of the Hauschild SpeedMixer®?

Quality, reliability and accuracy are key reasons why the Hauschild SpeedMixer® has become a staple in R&D labs and production facilities around the world. The Hauschild SpeedMixer® has proven time and again to mix a variety of materials quickly and bubble-free in convenient disposable containers.

What makes the Hauschild SpeedMixer so cost efficient?

The quality, accuracy and reliability of a Hauschild SpeedMixer® reduces the time to complete laboratory tests and makes daily lab work much more efficient and effective, helping companies save time and money.

What can I do with a Hauschild SpeedMixer®?

The Hauschild SpeedMixer® mixes any kind of material in any form: fluids, pastes or powders. It grinds pigments or any other material which particles’ size needs to be reduced. It can also disperse, create emulsions and degas.

How much material can I mix with a Hauschild SpeedMixer?

Depending on the type of material and the Hauschild SpeedMixer® model and configuration, it is possible to mix a few grams up to 10 kg per batch.

What does the number included in the machine’s name mean?

The number represents the maximum mixing capacity in grams for a specific Hauschild SpeedMixer® model. For example, Hauschild SpeedMixer® DAC 400.1 FVZ means that the machine can mix up to 400 grams including the mixing container, the holder and/or the adapter, and the material. See our Products page for more information.

What is the mixing time required with a Hauschild SpeedMixer®.

Although often a few seconds are enough, the mixing time required usually does not exceed five minutes depending on the material and Hauschild SpeedMixer® model.

Can I use mixing jars/container different from the one provided by Hauschild?

Yes, Hauschild Engineering can create holders and adapters for a large variety of mixing containers. Contact us for more information custom solutions.

Is cleaning required after every mixing process?

No, cleaning is not required after mixing because the Hauschild SpeedMixer® uses disposable or reusable jars/containers.

What about the repeatability of the mixing trials?

With almost fifty years of experience building the most precise and reliable Dual Asymmetric Centrifuge mixers in the world, Hauschild Engineering provides equipment with the highest accuracy in terms of repeatability of the results.

How often does a Hauschild SpeedMixer® require maintenance?

When used regularly in a laboratory, Hauschild SpeedMixer® machines require minimum maintenance, typically every two or three years.

What makes the Hauschild SpeedMixer® possibly the most powerful DAC mixer?

The combination and ratio among mixing speed, arm radius and available volume is what makes the Hauschild SpeedMixer® the most efficient dual asymmetric centrifuge mixer on the market.

What are the jars sold by Hauschild made of?

Our PP cups are made of polypropylene.

Are there any limitations in terms of materials that I can mix?

Any material that represents a threat, such as flammable, explosive or toxic substances, cannot be mixed in a regular or standard Hauschild SpeedMixer®. Hauschild Engineering has developed customized devices for some of these applications. Contact Us for more on our custom remote controlled configurations for handling explosive/flammable materials.

Can I mix in syringes or cartridges?

Yes, you will need a special holder or adapter. Contact us to find the right option for your application.

In what sectors are Hauschild SpeedMixer® dual asymmetric centrifuge mixers used?

Pharmaceutical, chemical, aerospace, food, coating, electronics, energy…with a Hauschild SpeedMixer® you can mix almost anything. As we like to say at Hauschild, you name it, we are mixing it.