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Vac pan agitators


In sugar refineries, mixing operations are essential to obtain high quality products, with consistently perfect characteristics. PRO-DO-MIX® solutions for fluid mixing are ideally suitable for high efficiency refineries: thanks to ad hoc customisation and adjustments, the vertical agitators can also be used in vacuum tanks for the crystallization process of sugar, including in high flow applications.

Vacuum tanks, typically used in the sugar processing industry, are structures that combine a circulation tube and an agitator which, with its movement, guarantees a homogeneous suspension and an intense heat exchange, necessary for obtaining a product with an excellent crystalline structurein ashorter process time.

PRO-DO-MIX® agitators have designs and technical characteristics fine-tuned over the years, on the basis of the ideas and indications of top players in the sugar production industry.

Technical range


  • Installed power: 0,25 ÷ 45 kW
  • Operation: geared motor, direct motor, pneumatic drive
  • Mounting: IEC motor flange, square base plate, welded house bearing, DN flange PN10/16, ASME flange 150 / 300 lb
  • Bearing: with or without extra bearing
  • Shaft seal: radial seal (lip seal), packing seal, labyrinth seal, single mechanical seal
  • Shaft: solid bar, seamless pipe, Ø 20 ÷ 270 mm, for length >6 in more parts flanged
  • Impellers: size and type depend on the Customer’s process
  • Option: bottom support bearing to stabilize the shaft
  • Moc: carbon steel, SS304, SS316L, SAF2205, SAF2507, different lining
  • Typical installations


  • vacuum pan tank
  • vac pan agitator
  • storage tanks
  • heat transfer
  • multi-stage agitator
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