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paddle blender

1. n. [Drilling Fluids, Well Workover and Intervention]
A type of fluid-mixing tank used in the preparation of treatment fluids or slurries that provides the agitation to achieve a well-dispersed mixture. Paddle mixers are generally equipped with rotating paddles that provide turbulence for mixing fluids and an action that prevents the settling of solids prior to being pumped.