Dry Mixer Rebuild Kits

Product Description

A retrofit/rebuild kit is a way of getting the advantages of the patented PHLAUER™ mixing rotor, accuracy and speed at a lower investment by rebuilding your existing mixer.

Rebuild kits are available for ribbons, Marion paddle, plow mixers, and some Forberg’s. Each mixer has to be evaluated for viability.

Assuming the machine is viable, the next step is to concept a custom rotor for it, add seals, drive changes, Shearmakers, etc., and give you a firm price for the hardware. Usually we can use the existing shaft.

Upon receipt of order, the engineering is done, and a drawing is created and complete installation instructions. Paddles are supplied with saddles to weld on the existing shaft, complete with a simple jig to get correct placement. Supervision is available, and we can offer installation.

It is a lower cost upgrade, and easier than replacing a worn out ribbon, particularly in a restricted space.

Here are some reasons why customers did retrofits:

A customer purchased a new machine and they were thrilled with the performance and ease of maintenance. They also liked the safety offered by the low speed. They had four Littlefords buried in production equipment and removing and replacing was cost prohibitive. They asked if we could rebuild, and we did and got great results.

A customer purchased a new machine made for resisting wear and there was no significant wear. They had another ribbon mixer where the ribbon was being replaced twice a year, and was not giving good distribution of liquids. Quality problems and downtime were significant. The solution was to rebuild with our AR paddle system and install UHMW liner.

Animal feed manufacturer has a mixer in confined space. ribbon is worn. needs more production. reducing mix time to meet production demands led to poor quality.
Solution: Rebuild with AJSP Paddles. One customer did 6 machines.

Animal feed manufacturer has quality issues with vitamin and mineral mixes.
Solution: Rebuild with AJSP Paddles

Joint compound manufacturer has quality issues with ribbon mixer in confined space. They used their maintenance budget.
Solution: Rebuild with AJSP Paddles

Masonry cement producer needs more production and color development.
Solution: Rebuild with AJSP Paddles, Support Plate and 2 Shearmakers.

Tile grouts. Existing ribbon mixer will not give production nor repeatable quality.
Solution: Rebuild with AJSP Paddles, Support Plate and 2 Shearmakers

Garden Products. Customer has a Marion mixer. They had quality problems from mixing and degradation, wear on paddles and AR liner, and cleaning issues.
Solution: Rebuild with AJSP AR paddles, UHMW liner, hinged and clamped access doors, change the liquid system. The problem with fines went away and liquid added more quickly, production was increased.

Fertilizer with pesticides. Customer has a Marion mixer. Problem with fines and wear. Customer asked if we could fix it to get one more year.
Solution: Rebuild with AJSP AR paddles, UHMW liner. The fines problem immediately went away

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Stainless Steel paddles to replace a
ribbon in a large mixer.

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Paddles and UHMW liner
installed in a Marion.

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Close-up of how the saddle is welded on

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Paddle is welded to a saddle at correct angle
for ease of installation in confined spaces.
Saddles are numbered to match drawing
and also has center marked. Jig is
supplied to mark location on
the shaft radially.

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