How it Works

Plough Shear Mixer (also named ploughshare mixer, plow mixer, plough mixer) consists of a cylindrical drum containing plough shaped mixing elements that are mounted on a horizontal shaft. It creates a mechanical fluidized bed mixing action. The mixing tools project and hurl material away from the wall into free space in a crisscross direction, and inversely back again. The plow separates and lifts the product into three-dimensional motion, while the number and arrangement of the tools insure agitation back and forth along the length of the vessel. When required, the mix action is assisted by high speed chopper devices–independent high-speed motors with customized blades for adding shear to the product mix.

  • High Speed and Homogenous Mixing
  • Wide Range of Applications
  • Short Mixing Time
  • Easy to Clean
  • Avoid Agglomeration

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Total Volume

100L – 30000L


Heat Jacket, Cool Jacket

Discharge Valve

Butterfly Valve, Electric, Flap Valve, Gate Valve, Manual, Pneumatic

Liquid Spray

CIP Clean Nozzle, Liquid Spray Nozzle

Explosion Proof

Hazardous area zone 20, 21, 22


Screw Conveyor, Vacuum Conveyor, Dump Station, Storage Tank, Quantitive Discharge, Circular Vibration Sieve

Plough Mixer Overview


Standard Features

basic design for ploughshare mixer

  • Capacity range from 100-30000L
  • Mild Steel/Stainless Steel construction
  • One end welded and one end bolted
  • Normal Temperature and Pressure inside mixer
  • Gear Reducer Motor
  • Gland Packing Seal + Air Purge Seal
  • Pneumatic Operated Outlet Valve

Special Features

chopper in plough mixer

  • Multiple design for plough shovel (plough with teeth, end scraper)
  • Petal type chopper, knife type chopper
  • Vacuum/Pressure inside mixer
  • Heating/Cooling Jacket for mixer
  • Spraying Nozzle for liquid
  • Various Outlet Valve depend on customer’s process requirement
  • Heavy-duty drive unit
  • Explosion-proof for electricity
  • Electrical Control Panel system
  • GMP manufacturing
  • Teflon Coating for material contact part
  • Abrasion resistance treatment
  • Other Special Customize Design


The batch plough shear mixer is the most versatile mixer type available with an extensive range of applications:
plough mixing process

  • Dry powder mixing
  • Paste mixing
  • Mixing of wet slurries
  • Wet granulation
  • Liquid coating of powders and granules
  • Fat and oil incorporation
  • Vacuum drying

Processed Material

  • Foods
  • Starch
  • Flavoring
  • Coffee
  • Chocolate
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Cosmetic
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Detergent
  • Soaps
  • Metal Powders
  • Minerals
  • Friction Material
  • Ceramics
  • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Cement and Sand
  • Carbon black
  • Fire retardants
  • Talcum powders

Technical Specifications

Model Nominal Volume Working Volume Speed (RPM) Motor Power
PM-0.1 100L 40-60L 101rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
1.5KW x 2
PM-0.3 300L 120-180L 85rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
1.5KW x 2
PM-0.5 500L 200-300L 85rpm (shaft)
1.5KW x 2
PM-1 1000L 400-600L 85rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
4KW x 2
PM-1.5 1500L 600-900L 85rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
4KW x 2
PM-2 2000L 800-1200L 85rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
4KW x 3
PM-3 3000L 1200-1800L 57rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
4KW x 3
PM-4 4000L 1600-2400L 57rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
4KW x 4
PM-6 6000L 2400-3600L 57rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
4KW x 4
PM-8 8000L 3200-4800L 42rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
4KW x 4
PM-10 10000L 4000-6000L 33rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
5.5KW x 5
PM-12 12000L 4800-7200L 30rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
5.5KW x 5
PM-15 15000L 6000-9000L 30rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
5.5KW x 5
PM-20 20000L 8000-12000L 30rpm (shaft)
1440rpm (chopper)
5.5KW x 5

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