Blender units are getting faster and more efficient than ever, plus some manufacturers are taking advantage of new technologies. Here are 10 to consider. The Ranco Multi-Blender DW promises fast, accurate, continuous-flow blending, says the company. Its declining weigh technology monitors the output of each product during blending and continually adjusts for any variability caused by density or flowability changes. Controls are computer-compatible and the entire system is easily expandable for future growth, according to the company. Ranco’s digital panel, along with the “DW” scale system, is designed to continuously monitor and adjust the output of each product prescribed for the blend. Adams Fertilizer Equipment has introduced its new 2012 Direct Drive Rotary Blender, available in 8-, 10- and 13-ton models. Standard features include a 10-gauge 304 stainless steel drum, 60-hp direct drive totally enclosed fan-cooled (TEFC) motor and a 304 stainless steel internal auger. Another feature of Adams’ direct drive is its lighting blend and unload speed, says the company. At a 13-ton fully loaded capacity, product takes only 1.5 minutes to move from the weigh hopper to the blender dru...