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Sturtevant Cosmetic Powders

The Steam Micronizer® by Sturtevant is a jet mill that grinds and classifies cosmetic powders to low and sub-micron particle sizes in a single operation using high pressure air, gas or steam to induce particle-on-particle impact reduction.

The Steam Micronizer has successfully processed many cosmetic powders including:

  • Talc
  • Pigments
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Hydrated lime
  • Calcium carbonate
  • Blushes
  • Eye shadows
  • Mica
  • Lipsticks
  • Gem stones
  • Walnut shell flour

Sturtevant’s Solution: Steam Micronizer

  • Mills cosmetics in a continuous process – no more batches
  • Greater coverage, consistent color uniformity, opacity and gloss
  • No oversize grit
  • Easy to clean with complete access to the internal grinding chamber
  • No heat build up
  • Product contact parts can be made from stainless steel, aluminum oxide and tungsten carbide to provide protection against wear and contamination
  • Laboratory, pilot plant and continuous production models are available

The following Sturtevant product mills cosmetic powders to sub-micron particle size:

Sturtevant has been processing materials in crushing, grinding, blending and air classifying equipment since 1883. If you would like to receive assistance with your processing application, please contact us.