Jet Mixers


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A jet mixer is created by using on or more nozzles or orifices to create a high velocity counter flow in a pipe or channel.  This countflow jet creates considerable turbulence and mixing shear that results in a highly effective method of diffusing chemicals.


Jet mixers can be used for:

  • Flash mixing of coagulants such as alum
  • Disinfection including chlorination and chloramination
  • Gas/liquid dispersion including aeration, CO2 addition for pH control and ozonation


One of the main advantages of a jet mixer is the simplicity of the design.  The capital costs are low, and there are no moving parts except for the pump.

Typical jet mixer or Jet diffuser schematic 

Typically a jet velocity of 20-30 ft/sec is used to properly disperse the chemicals.


Jet mixers use a high velocity injection flow submerged in a fluid to create turbulence and mixing shear which dissipates the energy.


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Drawing of a Typical Jet Diffuser Layout


Details the General Arrangement of a typical multi-orifice injector set-up with carry water

Jet diffuser


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