Processing Magazine

Portable mixer stands feature electric raising and lowering

January 21, 2009
A new electric mixer stand that allows one portable mixer to mix several tanks in food and beverage, clean room, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology applications is now available. Sharpe ELS-Series Electric Lift Mixer Stands feature all stainless steel construction, including precision-machined 316SS components, and a 1/2 HP all-stainless worm gear drive to power the lift cylinder. Enabling users to raise and lower a portable mixer’s shaft into a tank via push-button control, these rugged mixer stands meet USDA paint-free equipment mandates. Suitable for a variety of applications, Sharpe ELS-Series Electric Lift Mixer Stands can be electro-polished and provided with complete validation documentation per ASME-BPE specifications. Available with 36”, 48” and 60” stroke length, options include a tank positioning arm, tank support strap, adjustable leveling guides, locking casters, gliders and counterweights.