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Be a Pro Agitator with UET Mixers

Posted on by Sara Springer

With over 30 years experience, there’s a reason we carry UET Mixers and Agitators, their products are consistently exceptional and apply to both common and custom applications. These Mixers and agitators are made domestically in the great state of Maine in an employee owned business. Big jobs, little jobs, simple processes or complex ones, UET Mixers has a product hat was made for you with care, right her in the U.S.A.

UET Mixers also has decades of experience with specific sealing requirements making them a partner for that job typical mechanical seals can’t handle. Their magnetic drive mixers can be custom built for extreme pressure and temperature operations.

But will UET Mixers be able to meet the challenge of your application? Yes, they can. Used in many industries, this versatile line of mixers can be applied to the water treatment, chemical, pulp, paper and petroleum industries. Read their brochure here to see the wide range of mixers and agitators available and how you can utilize them in your process.

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Well Mixed: GRACO’s Pneumatic Rotary Vane Agitators

Posted on by Sara Springer

If your project requires consistent, properly mixed materials that can be affected by shear, foaming, or compressed air consumption, GRACO® has an Agitator for your specific application. Not sure what kind of agitator you need? Graco offers multiple options and accessories to get your process operating at optimal levels.

Check out the many options and features of GRACO’s Pneumatic Rotary Vane Agitators:

Flange and Mounted Agitators for Drum and Mix Tanks:

  • Agitators mount directly to mix tank or drum covers
  • Dual propeller ensures efficient and thorough mixing
  • Easy adjustment knob for fine-tuning agitator speed to ideal mixing parameters

 Clamp Mounted Agitators:

  • Clamp mounts agitator directly to drum
  • Adjustable shaft angle to reduce mixing vortex and air entrapment
  • Dual propeller ensures efficient and thorough mixing
  • Easy adjustment knob for fine-tuning agitator speed to ideal mixing parameters

 Expanding Blade Agitators:

  • Corrosion resistant materials
  • Threads into 1.5” or 2” drum bung
  • Includes angled adapter that reduces vortex and allows off-center mounting
  • Customize configuration by adjusting blade height or by adding additional blade assemblies
  • Collapsible blades fit through the drum bung and expand when spinning for efficient mixing

 Twistork® Agitators:

  • Helix blade effectively mixes higher viscosity materials
  • Mounts directly to 2 inch drum bung
  • Stainless and carbon steel material options
  • Siphon model allows material transfer though agitator shaft
  • Sealed agitator drive prevents material contamination and evaporation
  • ATEX approval for hazardous locations
  • Max viscosity 10,000 cps

 Heavy Duty In-Drum Agitator (Drum Agitators):

  • Corrosion resistant materials for high quality and long life
  • Leak-free gearbox eliminates material contamination common with oil filled units
  • Installs easily onto drum agitators
  • Mounts directly to drum bung, choose 1.5” or 2”
  • Includes 3/8”, 7/16”, ½”, 5/8” in shaft adaptors, compatible with several styles
  • ATEX approval for hazardous locations

Heavy Duty Drum Agitators (Elevators):

  • Heavy duty gearbox mixes high-viscosity materials
  • Leak-free and oil-less gearbox prevents material contamination
  • Stainless steel agitator and cover for corrosion resistance and waterborne compatibility
  • Twin paddles thoroughly mix finishing materials
  • Siphon options allows material transfer through agitator shaft
  • Access port for easy sampling and inspection of material during operation
  • Maximum viscosity 3,000 cps

Pail Cover Agitator (Pail Agitators):

  • Lift handles for easy moving and color changes
  • Locking bolts to secure cover and reduce spills
  • Ideal for wall mount pumps or spray packages

Heavy Duty Pressure Tank Agitators (Tank Agitators):

  • 20:1 gear reduction to mix high viscosity materials, even at low speeds
  • Sealed agitator shaft to prevent air leakage and contamination
  • Built-in baffle and support for efficient mixing
  • Compatible with GRACO tanks

It’s time to improve your manufacturing process and finished material quality with a Pneumatic Rotary Vane Agitator by GRACO. For more information about GRACO’s agitators or to request a quote, please contact SPRINGER PUMPS® today.


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UET Mixers Solve Difficult Mixing Applications with XCEL Series Agitators

Posted on by Sara Springer

If you are in an industry that demands rugged mixing equipment for your fluid handling needs, UET Mixers® has the solution you’re looking for, their XCEL Series Agitators. 

UET Mixers® sets the bar high with thorough research and execution when designing their equipment. Using information from proprietary mixer design software, computational fluid dynamics, and decades of experience, UET knows exactly how its products perform in the field.   

Focusing on challenging mixing applications, UET Mixers designed the XCEL 200N-600N Series Agitators to process almost anything. 

Features of the XCEL Series Agitators: 

  • Custom gearbox option of helical or spiral bevel gear configurations 
  • Large diameter output shafts 
  • HP rating up to 1000 HP 
  • Speed range up to 350 RPM 
  • Motor options of NEMA foot or C-face, TEFC or XP 
  • Pump rate up to 500,000 GPM 
  • Hydrofoil Impeller for the highest efficiency level 
  • Shaft lengths up to 50ft long without a steady bearing 
  • Base plate of flange mount options

If you make it, we can mix it. To learn more about UET’s superior agitators, schedule a system analysis, or request a quote, please contact the team at SPRINGER PUMPS® today. 

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