Economy Drum Mixers,For Open-Head Drums,TEFC Motor,1/4 hp

55 Gallon Stainless Steel Drum Mixer for Thin Liquids - TEFC and EP Motors

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"Stainless Steel Drum Mixer for Thin Liquids - TEFC and EP Motors"

Ideal for processing thin liquids in closed-head drums, this versatile mixer is designed to offer superior efficiency and safety. Constructed with a robust 316 stainless steel shaft and propeller, this mixer guarantees durability and resistance to corrosion. It features a unique folding propeller which conveniently slips through a 2" bung opening and opens up to a diameter of 3-3/4", ensuring effective mixing capabilities within confined spaces...

The E-Series Mixers are engineered for direct insertion into the bung, featuring a 29" long x 5/8" diameter shaft that provides sturdy and stable mixing. For those requiring an external mounting option, the F-Series Mixers offer a reliable solution with a clamp that securely attaches to the drum chime. These mixers boast a 32" long x 5/8" diameter shaft that angles toward the center of the drum for optimized mixing. It's important to note that electric motors in these mixers do not come with a cord or plug and must be wired in compliance with local codes and standards...

Various motor options are available to suit different environmental and operational needs. The TEFC (Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled) Motor options include a 1-Phase 115/230V model and a more robust 3-Phase 230/460V model. For hazardous environments, the EP (Explosion Proof) Motor is available, meeting Class 1, Group D standards, with versions in both 1-Phase and 3-Phase configurations. The Air Motor is another powerful alternative, capable of developing up to 1/2 HP with adjustable speeds from 0 to 2000 RPM, depending on the air supply...

Key Features:

  • 316 stainless steel shaft and propeller for exceptional durability and corrosion resistance.
  • Unique folding propeller design for easy insertion through a 2" bung opening.
  • Multiple mounting and motor options to suit various industrial applications.
  • Explosion Proof and Totally Enclosed Fan Cooled motor options for safe operation in diverse environments.
  • Adjustable air motor that provides up to 1/2 HP for powerful and efficient mixing.
  • Compact and ergonomic design for easy handling and operation.

In-Depth Product Insights

The innovative design of this mixer makes it an indispensable tool for industries dealing with chemicals, paints, oils, and other thin liquids in closed-head drums. Each component is thoughtfully designed to enhance performance, ease of use, and safety. The ability to choose between various motor types allows users to tailor the mixer to specific operational needs and environmental conditions, ensuring both safety and efficiency....

The air motor version is particularly noteworthy for its flexibility in power and speed, making it ideal for applications requiring precise control over mixing speeds and intensity. The explosion-proof motors provide peace of mind in volatile environments, ensuring that safety is never compromised.

Additional Features:

  1. Shaft Length: 29 inches (E-Series) and 32 inches (F-Series)
  2. Shaft Diameter: 5/8 inch
  3. Motor Voltage Options: 115/230V and 230/460V
  4. Motor Type: TEFC and EP (Explosion Proof)
  5. Maximum RPM: 2000 RPM (Air Motor)
  6. Weight: 30 lbs


  • Material: 316 stainless steel shaft and propeller
  • Propeller Diameter: Opens to 3-3/4" diameter
  • Motor Types Available: TEFC, EP, Air Motor
  • Power Options: 1-Phase 115/230V, 3-Phase 230/460V
  • Shaft Dimensions: 29" long x 5/8" diameter (E-Series), 32" long x 5/8" diameter (F-Series)
  • Weight: 30 lbs

Q & A's

Questions & Answers about Economy Drum Mixers,For Open-Head Drums,TEFC Motor,1/4 hp

Question: What material is the mixer’s shaft made from? By Kevin H.
Answer: The shaft is made from 316 stainless steel.
Question: How does the propeller fit through the drum opening? By Amanda W.
Answer: It has a unique folding mechanism that fits through a 2" opening.
Question: What are the motor options available? By Jessica T.
Answer: Options include TEFC, EP, and Air Motors, in both single and three-phase.
Question: Can the F-Series Mixer attach to any drum? By Michael P.
Answer: Yes, it clamps securely to the drum chime with a built-in tightening knob.
Question: What safety standards do the EP Motors meet? By Sara C.
Answer: They meet Class 1, Group D explosion-proof standards.
Question: What is the maximum RPM for the Air Motor? By David L.
Answer: It can go up to 2000 RPM.
Question: Do the electric motors come with a cord? By Nora Q.
Answer: No, they must be wired according to local standards without a cord.
Question: What is the weight of the mixer? By Owen G.
Answer: It weighs 30 lbs.

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