Design of Stirrer Impeller with Variable Operational Speed for a Food Waste Homogenizer

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Idris A. Kayode; Emmanuel O. B. Ogedengbe; Marc A. Rosen;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su8050489
  • Subject: food waste homogenizer | mixing | impeller | operational speed | critical speed | food waste | Shaft diameter | Environmental effects of industries and plants | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | TJ807-830 | Environmental sciences | GE1-350

A conceptualized impeller called KIA is designed for impact agitation of food waste in a homogenizer. A comparative analysis of the performance of KIA is made with three conventional impeller types, Rushton, Anchor, and Pitched Blade. Solid–liquid mixing of a moisture-r... View more
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