The use of the Lancaster High Shear Mixer for fertilizer production also provides for the production a wide variety of sizes of pellets which can be applied for certain specific applications.

A growing application of this Lancaster Products process application is the conversion of the very fine synthetic gypsum produced by coal fired utilities into a more usable pellet for normal fertilizer application equipment..

The use of the Lancaster High Shear Mixer for fertilizer production also provides for the production a wide variety of sizes of pellets which can be applied for certain specific applications.

Call 1-800-447-7351 or [email protected] to talk to a Lancaster Products Representative about your fertilizer needs.

Maintenance Bulletin: Rotor Wear and Replacement in Industrial Mixers

The high-speed rotor is the primary mixing and pelletizing tool in industrial high shear mixers and in many ways, it is the most utilized part of the machine. But rotor wear is also a good leading indicator of your machine’s overall operating condition as it is a direct result of material processing. Chances are, if the rotor is worn, there is other preventative maintenance to be done.

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What Preventative Maintenance Will Prolong the Life of My Mixing Equipment?

Industrial mixers are built to run and withstand a great deal of abuse, however, regular preventive maintenance efforts can help keep your mixer running like new. The two most critical components that can affect the life of your mixer are lubrication and inspection of working tools. Below is an overview of the in-depth information provided in our full maintenance schedule available for download below.

 

Lubrication: Proper lubrication can encompass multiple areas on your mixer, not just the shaft seals of the mixing tool. Lubrication of all seals as well as drive gears, discharge valves and other locations where bearings are utilized is the best way to extend the life of your mixer. Automated lubrication systems on larger production mixers help maintain proper lubrication intervals, but regular visual inspection should be scheduled to assure the system is working properly.

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