Patent Number: 6,332,705

Title: Stirring device with vessel centering and stabilizing means

Abstract: A device for stirring, mixing, and agitating liquids includes a vessel 1 having vertical supporting elements (2, 5) to support at least part of the weight of the vessel, rotational holding elements (7, 8) for positioning and guiding the vessel as it rotates around its essentially vertical symmetrical axis, and driving elements (3, 4) for rotating the vessel. The rotational holding elements are provided with centering and stabilizing devices (9, 10) which exert in a clearance S between the rotational holding devices and an outer wall of the vessel, centering and stabilizing forces acting on the vessel.

Inventors: Herz; Helmut (D-80997 Munich, DE), Kaufmann; Klaus (D-85764 Oberschleissheim, DE)


International Classification: B01F 13/00 (20060101); B01F 13/08 (20060101); B01F 9/10 (20060101); B01F 9/00 (20060101); B01F 009/10 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018