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Homogenization and Dispersion

By SPX Corporation

Homogenization ensures that a product has the same composition, structure or character throughout. This process is used for a wide range of products and applications such as emulsions, dispersions and cell rupture. SPX offers an expanded portfolio of dispersion equipment through its prominent APV and Waukesha Cherry-Burrell brands.


The Gaulin product brand continues to be synonymous with the term 'homogenizer.' Together with the respected Rannie line you have access to unparalleled homogenization expertise to help you achieve optimal product quality and consumer satisfaction.

Typical applications include: dairy products, fat substitutes, egg products, dressings, fruit juices/ concentrates and tomato products.

SPX offers a wide range of homogenizer designs including laboratory, pilot plant and production models as well as a full line of homogenizing valves.

SPX homogenizers will deliver:

  • Enhanced texture and taste
  • Particle size control and uniformity
  • Batch-to-batch consistency
  • Viscosity control
  • Increased shelf stability
  • Food safety - 3A and EHEDG compliant, FDA approved packing's available


SPX also offers the versatile Waukesha Cherry-Burrell colloid mills, shear pumps, and mixers for a wide range of food and beverage products. Our patented high-shear mixing technologies produce uniform, stable emulsions and dispersions. Easy to operate, they are ideal for either continuous or batch processes that require circulation.

Common applications include: ricotta cheese, food pastes, tomato sauces, salad dressing, mayonnaise, and liquid egg homogenization.

You can count on Waukesha Cherry-Burrell for:

  • Product quality - provides smooth, uniform surface textures
  • Product integrity - suspends/disperses to give stable solids in liquid suspension

Products meeting food and beverage homogenization and dispersion needs:

  • Rannie®/Gaulin® Homogenizers
  • CR Mixer
  • Colloid Mill
  • Shear Pump