SMP Static Mixing Plate


SMP™ with scoop between two flanges

Creating a homogenous flow in liquids and gasses, the KAM SMP Static Mixing Plate ensures accurate flow measurement and mixing for a variety of purposes and materials including natural gas and crude oil and refined fuels. It is particularly well suited for sampling, blending, additive injection, and homogenizing building materials, adhesives, gasses, foods, fire fighting foam, etc.

The uniquely simple design requires no outside energy source, utilizing the natural flow within the pipe instead and achieving turbulent flow at a much lower Reynolds number than other conventional static mixers. The Static Mixing Plate divides that flow into two counter-rotating streams. These vortices rotate until the energy added to the flow is totally dissipated, thereby creating a homogenous flow over a short distance with minimal pressure drop.

When mixing heavier fluids that stratify in a horizontal pipeline, the front scoop option can be used to lift the heavier fluid from the bottom of the pipe, mixing it with the fluid in the top. A cost-effective alternative to traditional, spool models, the Static Mixing Plate not only generally costs less, but is also easily incorporated into your pipeline with minimal space requirements as it easily inserts between two flanges. This reduces system height and footprint for cheaper fabrication and shipping.

KAM also provides alternative mixing solutions, always compliant with API MPMS 8.2: The KAM SMS Static Mixing Spool and the KAM ML Mixing Loop.

CLICK HERE for a whitepaper on mixing for LACT units.

Related Links:

API MPMS Chapter 8.2 Automatic Sampling Standard

ASTM D1447 Automatic Sampling Standard

ISO 3171 Automatic Pipeline Sampling Standard



  • Low pressure drop
  • Simple and rugged
  • No moving parts
  • Uniform density
  • Uniform temperature Lightweight
  • Minimal operating cost
  • Fits between two flanges


  • Mixing for sampling
  • Mixing for LACT units
  • LNG blending
  • Y-Grade blending
  • Metering
  • Sample mixing
  • Pulp and paper
  • Water
  • Wastewater
  • Heat exchange
  • Gas


Pipe size: 2″–48″
Material: Carbon steel
Stainless steel
(additional materials are also available)
Pressure ratings: ANSI 150, 300, 600, 900
Installation: Fits between flanges



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