Mixing, one of important steps in the powder metallurgy process, has a purpose to combinetwo or more materials into a single homogeneous product which is needed to achieve the standard requirements for the next manufacturing process. In this paper, double-cone mixer was chosen as theobject of research due to some parameters that are compulsory in the mixing process. Therefore, thisstudy was conducted to investigate these parameters, particularly the effect of fill level and the rotational speed on the mixing index of Cu-Sn composite. The fill levels that being observed were 40, 50, 60, and 70% and the vessel rotational speed were 20, 30, 40, and 50 rpm. The simulation wascarried out using the Discrete Element Method and followed with result's evaluation by using the Lacey-Rose mixing index. The result showed that the mixing index climbed in accordance with the increasing of the rotational speed. In conclusion, the optimum speed and fill level were obtained at, respectively, 50 rpm and 50% of the total volume.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Metallurgy and Engineering Materials
Subtitle of host publicationCharacterizations and Innovation
EditorsJaka Fajar Fatriansyah, Deni Ferdian, Wahyuaji Narottama Putra, Akhmad Herman Yuwono, Donanta Dhaneswara, Nofrijon Sofyan
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780735444669
Publication statusPublished - 9 May 2023
EventInternational Meeting on Advances in Metallurgy and Materials 2020, i-MAMM 2020 - Virtual, Online
Duration: 16 Nov 202017 Nov 2020

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616


ConferenceInternational Meeting on Advances in Metallurgy and Materials 2020, i-MAMM 2020
CityVirtual, Online


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