Large, 55 gallon clay slip mixer. Manufactured by Mid-American Casting Equipment Company. Used to mix ceramic clay powder or reclaimed clay into slip for pouring ceramic molds.
- Measures 55" tall with stand (not including motor)
- Plastic tub measures 24" diameter by 36" deep
- Semi-clear, removable plastic lid with mixing instructions on lid
- Working 1/2hp motor and shaft with dual mixing blades
2" pouring spout valve moves, but is very stiff. May need a clay-friendly lubricant, or replacement. Replacement valves run between $20 and $60 depending on design.
Tank fitting in mixing tub for spout is rusty and may also need replacement. Replacement is about $20.
This mixer was used in a ceramic shop that has closed. Similar mixers cost $1,000+ new.
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