NETZSCH Alpha®

The next Generation of Agitator Bead Mills

General

Fresh creative standards were also set for the new Alpha® from the very beginning and a new expression of form was used that distinctly communicates the innovative strength of NETZSCH in the design as well. In place of the cast housing, external instruments and pipework there is a clear, dynamically-curved welded construction of heavy plating which also fulfills a load-bearing function.

The ergonomic design of the machine stand was a primary consideration during the development phase. The Alpha® has a self-supporting grinding chamber, which ensures good accessibility to the grinding area during operation and maintenance. Thanks to the ergonomic mounting of the grinding chamber, changing products is quite easy, especially on the smaller models.

The new Alpha® sets the standard when it comes to flexibility and handling and, thanks to its modularity, allows customer-specific solutions: different grinding systems can be mounted on one base stand – customized for the requirements of the product you need to process.

The advantage this modular system brings you is cross-system standardization and thus the option to economically convert a machine to a new grinding system. In addition, the Alpha® is also the platform for future NETZSCH technologies, which guarantees you long-term investment security.

The new NETZSCH Alpha® modular machine platform is designed such that four different grinding systems can be mounted on the same platform according to a defined drive capacity: the advanced disk grinding system, Discus, the Zeta® system with optimized grinding media separation, the new peg system, Macro and the new grinding system, Neos.

Four different grinding systems

Grinding System Zeta® - formely LMZ

The Zeta® grinding system is, in every respect, a user friendly, low-maintenance and very reliable grinding system.

Grinding System Discus - formerly LME

The grinding system Discus is the quantum leap in disk grinding technology. The further optimized Discus disk agitator combined with the NETZSCH ~DCC® separation system guarantees you extremely high throughput rates with significantly narrower dwell time distributions and therefore more intensive grinding with uniform impact intensity.

Grinding System Macro

The Macro grinding system represents the logical advancement of the John System annular chamber mill with the centrifugal force separation device.

Grinding System Neos

The agitator cooling with the newly-developed Neos grinding system stands for maximum performance, product quality and efficiency. Coupled with the reliable use of extremely small grinding media, you can achieve your required product quality with high production output and low specific energy consumption.

Alpha® Cart

For maintenance and service as well as changing the grinding media, grinding beads must be collected and moved. It is also sometimes necessary for different grinding systems to be moved from or to the machine. With the flexible, multifunctional Alpha® Cart you have a tool that can be used for all of the different grinding systems to greatly simplify these tasks.

The integrated service tray holds the entire bead charge and prevents loss of grinding media during maintenance. The grinding tank and tank bottom can be removed without additional lifting equipment. Another advantage is that one service cart can be used for multiple machines.

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The next Generation in Wet Grinding - NETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik GmbH has now developed the new Alpha® modular machine platform. Compared to earlier-generation machines, this series is designed such that different grinding systems can be mounted on the same base platform as appropriate for a defined drive capacity.

Brochure

NETZSCH-Feinmahltechnik GmbH offers mixing, kneading and dispersing machines for low- to high-viscosity products as well as a variety of wet-grinding units for reduction into the nanometer range, tailor-made for each application. When it comes to the processing of dry products by cutting, fine grinding or fine classification, you will find a wealth of experience and an equally varied program of fine-impact mills, classifier and jet mills as well as fine-cutting mills and high-performance fine classifiers.

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