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Abstract High-shear mixing is used widely in the food industry. This article introduces the subject, explaining why it is used, and gives examples of its applications, including emulsification, encapsulation, thickeners, and powders. A common high-shear mixing device, rotor???stator mixer, is described, and the pros and cons of their different possible arrangements are explained. The method of calculating power draw of the system, a fundamental measurement in mixing, is given.
|Title of host publication||Reference Module in Food Science|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|
- High-shear mixing