Lancaster Products manufactures high shear mixers for the efficient preparation of bentonite bonded molding sand. The Lancaster low intensity muller style mixers are used for molding sand preparation in the foundry industry.
A complete molding sand system design and supply by Lancaster Products can provide a single source solution for the end foundry user. Click here to learn more about our high shear mixers.
The advantages of the Lancaster Products system:
- Excellent flowability of mixed sand
- Uniform strength values due to the consistent mixing process
- Compactability requirements for the sand can be met on a consistent basis
- Distribution of water in an efficient manner when added to the mixture
- Consistent mixing of the return sand, additives and new sand in the Lancaster High Shear Mixer
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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.
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.