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Number of Elements

Static Mixers should be ‘standardized’ to a certain extent. It therefore makes sense to limit the number of elements to standard chains.

Turbulent flow applications require only 2 or 3 elements.

Most applications will be sized as a function of Reynolds Number only.

Reynolds No

No Elements

Flow

<10

18

Laminar

10 to 100

12

Laminar

100 to 1000

6

Transitional

1000 to 5000

4

Turbulent

>5000

2

Turbulent