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Slurry Mixers in the Bakery Industry

Slurry Mixers in the Bakery Industry

Slurry Mixers can be found in Food and Bakery plants around the country.

Problem

The largest professional bread and cake manufacturer in the US, with a location in New Jersey, that makes cakes, frostings and dessert fillings, was having severe leakage problems with their slurry mixing machines causing them to change the oil in their gearboxes weekly and replace them every six months or less.

Before – Issues they were having with their industrial bakery mixers:

  • Gear Box equipment failure
  • Major product loss
  • Safety hazard
  • Poor housekeeping
  • Expense of buying sleeves to protect the shafts
  • Cost of maintaining packing

Solution

The customer removed the stuffing box and installed an air-purged CinchSeal® Cartridge that used the customers’ existing bolting pattern. The rotary shaft seal has been in operation since July of 2008 and the leakage and gearbox issues are gone. With the success, two additional heavy duty slurry mixers have since been converted with these industrial seals!

After – Problems now solved:

  • No gear box failure since 7/08
  • Improved safety and housekeeping
  • No More Cost of Sleeves
  • No More Product Loss
  • No More Cost of Packing
  • No More Unscheduled Downtime
  • No More Cost of Oil Changes

Interested in CinchSeal’s various rotary shaft sealing solutions for bakery mixers? Learn more by contacting us today!