Chemical Processing 101: Blending

JOSH BASINGER | November 29, 2017

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Blending and mixing are steps that are frequently necessary for a wide variety of industrial processes. Because both involve combining materials, the words are often used interchangeably, however, the chemical processes of blending and mixing are technically not the exact same. While mixing is the physical combination of dissimilar materials to create one homogenous product that can ultimately be separated into their original components, blending, on the other hand, usually combines multiple components and produces a product that has its own set of properties—usually set to remain blended permanently.

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