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High Efficiency Drum Mixers, Liquid Processing For Industrial Containers

High Efficiency, Multi-Purpose Mixers

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These unique, quick setup mixers are air-operated and explosion proof (with MX-0680 grounding kit installed). They provide a lower operating cost than conventional drum mixers and fit any drum sizes or types with standard 2” bung holes with good clearance. The multiple level, Auto-Open-Close, SwingWing™ turbine impellers are effective at any RPM and can be locked down or removed, offering a wide range of mixing patterns.

They virtually eliminate cavitation and are excellent at unifying layered or sedimented solutions with low impact, eddy wave stirring up to a high shear, homogenizing effect. Mixer drives are supplied in Hand, Rim, Bung and Tank Mount models with 3/4 to 4 HP direct or geared air or electric drives. A suitably powered T-grip electric drill can also be used for nonflammable tasks.

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Common Mixing Applications

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  • Rapid reconditioning of separated or stratified liquids into a uniform compound.
  • Quick break up and dispersal of bottom sediments into a smooth, homogeneous blend.
  • Slow eddy wave stirring of sensitive materials to prevent foaming, oxidation, shear, etc.
  • In-drum mixing for manufacturing of liquid-liquid or powder-liquid ingredients.
  • High shear, high agitation blending for a homogenizing effect.
  • Continuous agitation to maintain suspensions while emptying the drum.

 

Technical Data

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Zinc Plated and Stainless Steel - 3 Tier, 4 Tier and 5 Tier Mixers
Fig. No. Gallon Cap. Bung Size Shaft dia. x len. x tier Cat. No. Zinc Pltd. Cat. No. Stainless Steel
1 1-5 gal 1-1/2" 3/8" x 28" x 3 MX-0546 (304)
2 1-55 gal 2" 1/2" x 36" x 4 MX-0543 MX-0548 (304)
3 200-950 gal 2" 3/4" x 48" x 5* MX-0551 (304)
Not Shown 200-950 gal 2" 5/8" x 33" x 3* MX-05511 (304)
200-950 gal 2" 5/8" x 33" x 3* MX-05512 (304)
*Note: Order shaft length from 33" to 48". Number of turbine impellers depends on application and shaft OD. The 5/8” shafts are now available in: 30,33,36,39,42.45 lengths. The 33” shaft can only fit 3 impeller tiers. After 36”, 4 tiers are OK. The 48” length shaft OD has been revised to 3/4” OD to add shaft strength and stability: Now Avail: (with the same and other impeller designs) 3/4” OD x 30, 33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 54 & 58” L. 1.0” OD xx 60”x70”L. Other shaft OD’s & Lengths apply based on drive power.

 

Hand Held Mixer Drive

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Hand Held Mixer Drive
3/4 & 1-1/2 HP (MX-0640 & MX-0643)

Permits easy and rapid “batch mix & transfer” in open or tighthead pails or drums in any size from 5 to 55 gallons.

Quickly blends low, medium, and medium thick liquids. Always monitor mixing with care.

Hand Held Mixer Drive

 

Mixer Drives

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Bung Mounting Mixer Drive
3/4 (MX-0644) , 1-1/2 HP (MX-0651) & 4.0 HP

Provides hands-free, continuous or batch mixing in "tighthead", bunged drums or in open drums with Open Drum LidConvert™ (MX-0675). Mounts in plastic coarse threaded drums with "Buttress" (DH-0526) or "Mauser" (DH-0524) ThreadConverters™. Mixer easily clears drumwall and is angled toward drum center for best mixing pattern. Hoist (MX-0682) available for overhead hoist operation.
Bung and Rim Mount Drive
 
Mixer Drives for Tank RIm or Drum Mounting
3/4 & 1-1/2 HP (MX-0668 & MX-067105)

Hand-clamps to curved drums or straight tanks with up to 1.0" thick rims. Easily blend thin to thick liquids. Adjustment bracket angles mixer shaft for best fit in bung-holes or open containers. Drive includes speed control, muffler and choice of 3/8", 1/2" or 5.8" shaft coupler. NOTE: High mixer efficiency requires shaft speed monitoring to ensure liquid contents are controlled inside the container.

 

Mixer Drive Accessories

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Mixer Drive Service/Maintenance Kits
Kits include bearings, seals, vanes, springs, gaskets, muffler filter, and other components necessary to service or rebuild mixer air drives.

MX-0689 Model "45" Series service kit
MX-0690 Model "55" Series service kit
MX-0691 Model "600" Series service kit
Mixer Drive and Hoist
 
Mixer Hoist Bracket for Mixer Drive Units (MX-0682)
Hoist Bracket permits best operator control for winch or pulley mounting of mixer drives. For all Rim and Bung mount mixer drives. 150 lb. capacity, plated steel.

 

Pail Mixing System

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5 Gallon Pail Mixing
3 Step Control System

Perforate drum lid, (cuts 1-1/2" hole); mix through bunghole; seal with poly plug for storage or shipment. Use hand-held or rim mount air drive, or a suitable powered electric drill.

DH-0530 Lid bunghole Cutter
DH-0532 1.5" sealing plug for above cutter
Cutter and Plug

 

Foot Pedal

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Foot Pedal 1.5" Perforation Cutter
For Cutting Clean Bung-opening (DH-053031)


Industrial Pail Ergonomic Foot Pedal 1.5" Perforation Cutter, 18" OAL. This pail perforator manually cuts a clean 1.5" bung-opening with a slight twist of the handle, into a plastic or metal 5 gallon pail, permitting the Operator to add ingredients, mix or transfer the contents through the hole, then seal it with a plastic self-locking DH-O532 bung-plug.

The ergonomic foot pedal action easily increases cutting pressure while reducing Operator stress if numerous drums need perforating.

Cutter and Plug

 

Safety SolventSaver™

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Safety SolventSaver™
For Quicker Bung Entry Mixer Cleaning (MX-0561)

Safely stores and cleans any 55 gallon bung entering mixer more safely, thoroughly and quickly. Minimizes operator and environmental exposure to hazardous materials.

Greatly increases quality control over cross-contamination; reduces cleaning spillage and toilsome cleaning jobs. Wall brackets have thumb screw release for rapid wet mixer transfer and solvent change. Capacity: 1.5 quarts. Size: 1.85" I.D. x 36" H. Zinc plated aluminum and steel brackets.

Safety SolventSaver

 

Safety Solvent SplashCup™

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Safety Solvent SplashCap™
For Quicker Bung Entry Mixer Cleaning (MX-0567)

Reusable polyethylene plastic or zinc plated steel cap helps prevent hazardous liquid splashback and fume exposure while bung entry mixing with hand-held mixer drive or bung mount mixers or during cleaning with the rinse tube.
Item # Application Description Material
MX-0566 Splash cap for rinse tube cleaning with MX-0561 zinc plated steel
MX-0567 Splash cap for steel drum mixing with MX-0643 polyethylene
MX-0568 Splash cap for plastic drum mixing with MX-0643 polyethylene
MX-0569 Splash cap for bung mount mixing with MX-0651 polyethylene
Splashcap, Ground Wire, Shaft Couplers
 
Ground Wire Kit (MX-0680)
Explosion proof grounding wire kit permits operator to mix drum in a volatile environment by connecting grounding and bonding wires to all equipment components as per NFPA 77. Kit includes: Set of four cables - 1 x 1 ft. wire, 2 x 6 ft. wire, and 1 x 10 ft. wire
 
Mixer Drive Shaft Couplers (Other sizes available on request)
Item # Application Description Material
MX-0564 3/8" x 1/2" coupler with Allen wrench 304 stainless steel
MX-0562 1/2" x 1/2" coupler with Allen wrench 304 stainless steel
MX-0563 5/8" x 5/8" coupler with Allen wrench 304 stainless steel
MX-0560 1/2" x 5/8" coupler with Allen wrench 304 stainless steel
 
Open Drum Lid Converter (MX-0675)
3 Bung lid for "no splash" bung entry mixing in open head drums with (MX-0644) or (MX-0651) mixer drives. Includes drum lid, locking hoop clamp & bung caps.

 

IBC/Tank Mixer

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IBC/Tank Mixer
  • Much Safer
  • Quality
  • Economical
  • Efficiency
  • Versatility
  • Adjustable
  • Sensitive
  • Easy To Use
  • Fits square or round tanks

2" bung entry mixing minimizes operator exposure & environmental contamination. Better product uniformity with simultaneous mixing in IBC top, middle and bottom. Increases operation productivity, lowers mixing operation and handling costs. Significant mixing time savings. Blend a full IBC in the shortest possible time. Works in IBC/tank sizes from 250 - 1000 gallons, mixing thin to thick materials. Multiple blade tiers & sizes adjust for a very wide range of applications. High shear and high pumping action impellers also available. Multiple turbine blade design can provide gentle, low impact, eddy current stirring. SwingWing™ turbine impellers automatically open and close on shaft rotation.

 

IBC/Tank Mixer Technical Data

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Technical Data
Tank Mount Dimensions: 37 - 50 inches
Mixing Volume Range: 250 - 1000 gal. (950 - 3800 L)
Minimum Bunghole Size: minimum 2.0” (50 mm) but fits up to 15” filling ports (applies to all mixer models)
Mixer Shaft, Metal Alloy: 304 grade stainless steel
Mixer Shaft Dimensions: 0.625 inch diameter (15.9 mm) 33 to 48 inch length*
Closed Impeller Diameter: 1.90 inch (48.4 mm) (all impellers)
6" Impeller Dimensions: 5.8 inch diameter (147 mm) 9.7 sq inch (24.7 sq cm)
10" Impeller Dimensions: 15.7 sq inch (40.0 sq cm)
Electric Drive Specs: 350 Rpm, 115VAC/1PH/10 amp, geared 5:1
Liquid Thickness Viscosity Range Mixer Air Drives Air Drives Compressed Air Usage IBC Mixer Shafts Mixer Blades* No. of Tiers & Sizes
Thin to Light MX-0672 5-30 Cfm, 20-100 Psi MX-0551 4 or 5 x 6" (open)
Thin to Medium Heavy MX-0673 5-75 Cfm, 20-100 Psi MX-05511 2 x 6" + 1 x 10"
Medium to Heavy MX-0674 10-130 Cfm, 20-100 Psi MX-05512 1 x 6" + 2 x 10"
*Note: Type of mixer impellers, number of tiers and shaft length are directly related to container depth and application requirements. When ordering, specify the container depth in inches from the manway or bung opening to the inside container bottom.

 

IBC Mixer Accessories

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Air Drive Maintenance Awareness
Use for proper air treatment to save air motor maintenance costs! Cleans, de-waters, sets pressure & oil fogs air for best motor longevity.

FRL Assembly, treats air to minimize moisture and give best air drive function. Air filter-regulator-lubricator, de-waters, decontaminates, regulates pressure and lubricates drive with an oil fog. Highly recommended for lowest air motor maintenance and best motor longevity. Air motors operated without an FRL are subject to warranty limitations.

FRL Assembly

Safety, Mounting & Maintenance Accessories for IBC Mixers
Now you can gain a new level of quality control for thin to thick liquids stored in IBC's. The "DM-600 Series" high efficiency IBC (Tote) mixers are excellent for mixing or reconditioning low, medium or high viscosity chemicals, polymers, paints, adhesives, concentrates and other liquids in solid side wall, open mesh or tubular framed totes. This system is specifically designed to help protect contaminant and moisture sensitive materials.

Equipment Operation Accessories Equipment Operation Accessories
IBC ClampLock™ for mesh or tubular frames
The ClampLock™ attaches and locks onto the IBC stand clamp foot pads, ensuring a safe grip on open mesh or tubular IBC frames to prevent stand movement or damage to the IBC.

Exhaust Extension Exhaust Extension, prevents material moisture contamination through the manway or bunghole. The NPT flexible exhaust extension prevents moisture contamination to liquids by mounting the muffler (and any possible moisture condensate emissions) 25 inches away from the manway or bunghole mixer entry point. Longer exhaust extension assemblies are available up to 25 feet.

Air Drive Service Kit, minimizes maintenance downtime. Ensures proper air drive maintenance requirements are fulfilled. To prevent "crisis management" and save costly downtime, always keep an air motor service kit on hand. It includes vanes, seals, gaskets, springs, muffler element and all other components needed for a regular service, or a complete motor rebuild.

 

Prices

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Prices subject to change    Prices listed in US dollars for domestic shipments within US, Canada, & Mexico only    Export orders require quotations - click here for a quote     For more info call us 1-800-762-2478 or 954-946-9454.
Item Number Item Prices
Zinc Plated Drum Mixers
MX-0543 4 Tier, 55 Gallon 187.00
304 Stainless Steel Drum Mixers
MX-0546 3 Tier, 5 Gallon 175.00
MX-0548 4 Tier, 55 Gallon 274.00
304 Stainless Steel IbC (Tote) Mixers
MX-0551 Standard 5 Tier, 200-950 Gallon 48”(light to med. thickness) 741.00
MX-05511 Med. HD 3 Tier, 200-950 Gallon 33”(light to med. thickness) 468.00
MX-05512 3 Tier, 200-950 Gallon 33”(high viscosity mixer for tote depths to 45 inches) 472.00
304 Stainless Steel Drum & Tote Mixers
MX-0672 .75 Hp 200-950 gal. IBC Mixer Drive & Stand 1,492.00
MX-0673 1.5 Hp 200-950 gal. IBC Mixer Drive & Stand 1,492.00
MX-0674 4.0 Hp 200-950 gal. IBC Mixer Drive & Stand 2,256.00
Item # Horse Air Usage Shaft Coupler RPM Prices
Hand-Held Mixer Air Drives
MX-0640 .75 Hp 5-40 Cfm@20-100psi 1/2" 100-3000 656.00
MX-0643 1.5 Hp 10-70 Cfm@40-100psi 1/2" 300-3000 661.00
Bung Mount Air Mixer Drives
MX-0644 .75 Hp 5-40 Cfm@20-100psi 1/2" 100-3000 893.00
MX-0651 1.5 Hp 10-70 Cfm@40-100psi 1/2" 300-3000 929.00
Rim Mount Air Mixer Drives
MX-0668 .75 Hp 5-40 Cfm@20-100psi 1/2" 100-3000 782.00
MX-067105 1.5 Hp 10-70 Cfm@40-100psi 1/2" 300-3000 856.00
Mixer Drive Service/Maintenance Kits
MX-0689 Model "45" Series service kit 212.00
MX-0690 Model "55" Series service kit 220.00
MX-0691 Model "600" Series service kit 286.00
Accessories
MX-0681 1/2 inch NPT Filter, Regulator Lubricator Assembly 233.00
MX-0682 Mixer Hoist Bracket 116.00
MX-0683 1/4 inch NPT Filter, Regulator Lubricator Assembly 214.00
MX-0561 Safety SolventSaver™ Mixer Rinse Tube, Aluminum 199.00
MX-0567 SplashCap™ for steel drum mixing with MX-0643 16.00
MX-0568 SplashCap™ for plastic drum mixing with MX-0643 38.00
MX-0569 SplashCap™ for bung mount mixing with MX-0564 49.00
MX-0680 Explosion Proofing Grounding Wire Kit 94.00
MX-0686 IBC ClampLock™ for mesh or tubular frames 99.00
MX-0687 Exhaust Extension 104.00
MX-0564 3/8" x 1/2" coupler with Allen wrench 304 SS 107.00
MX-0562 1/2" x 1/2" coupler with Allen wrench 304 SS 125.00
MX-0563 5/8" x 5/8" coupler with Allen wrench 304 SS 160.00
MX-0560 1/2" x 5/8" coupler with Allen wrench 304 SS 147.00
MX-0675 Open Drum Lid Converter 98.00
DH-0526 ThreadConverter™ coarse Buttress to 2" NPT 24.00
DH-0524 ThreadConverter™ coarse Mauser to 2" NPT 30.00
DH-0530 Lid Bung Hole Cutter for 5 gal. drums 144.00
DH-053031 Foot Pedal 1.5" Perforation Cutter, 18" OAL 177.00
DH-0532 1.5" Sealing Plug for cutter per/100 60.00



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