Fluid Mixing Processes Consortium
Scale-up successfully from lab to pilot and pilot to production scales. The process mixing knowledge generated in the FMP consortium can reduce time to market, minimise down-time and reduce production costs.
Welcome to the Fluid Mixing Processes Industrial Consortium's website
FMP (Fluid Mixing Processes Industrial Consortium) is an industrially driven mixing research and design project, run continuously since 1983. It is owned and managed by BHR Group and funded and steered by industrial Members. The consortium’s members include fine, specialty and bulk chemicals, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, food and beverages, personal and household care and mixing equipment manufacturing companies in the UK, Europe, Japan, the Middle East and the USA.
The research programme of FMP includes physical and numerical modelling of single and multi-phase mixing processes, in impeller, jet and in-line mixers. The consortium’s knowledge is generated using actual industrial geometries under realistic process conditions. Reports and Design guides, including software tools include scale-up rules that can be confidently applied in developing processes from laboratory to pilot plant and full scale.
If you want to learn more about FMP and how your organisation can benefit from it, please go to the About FMP page