Forced Action Mixer

How do I change the mixing arms of my forced action mixer?
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How do I change the mixing blades of my forced action mixer?
On the models 80 L - 300 L it is possible to change the rubber blades; on the models 120 L - 300 L it is also possible to change the steel blades. These can simply be bolted off of the end of the mixing arms and replaced using the correct parts for your machine. Video is on its way!
How do I change the rubber on my blades? And the top rubber?
Detach the damaged rubber from the blades and optionally the top. If you need to change the top rubber as well, you should start with attaching this.
How do I figure out which size my forced action mixer has?
There are three ways to figuring out which model you have.
Do I need to use the longer or shorter mixing arms for my 300 L forced action mixer?
The older SoRoTo® Forced action Mixer 300 L had longer mixing arms. When the grid lid was changed (it got a curvier - and thus stronger - PI-height), the arms were cut shorter. It is possible to purchase both new and older ones.
Where is the serial no. on my forced action mixer?
The serial no. on a SoRoTo® Forced Action Mixer is placed on the side of the safety switch.
How to maintain and clean my forced action mixer
Clean your forced action mixer after every use. You can e.g. use a pressure washer in the drum (DO NOT use it on the electric parts). When mixing glue containing product (such as rubber asphalt/resin) you can either burn the blades or use very hot water. BEWARE: Only mix glue containing product with steel blades.
How do I mount the Turbo-arm on the 300 L forced action mixer?
It is easy mounting the Turboarm to the 300 L forced action mixer - and the result is a much faster mixing time. All you need to do is exchange the arm in position 21 on the blow up drawing of the 300 L. BEWARE: The Turboarm is only for mortar without rocks.
Rubber blades vs. steel blades?
When purchasing a SoRoTo® Forced Action Mixer you chose whether you want it delivered with steel or rubber blades. The stadard version on the smaller models ( 40 L - 120 L) is with steel, and the larger models (200 L and 300 L) are with rubber blades - but you can get whatever you want.
Can I mix rubber asphalt, wet pour or resin bound material in a forced action mixer?
Yes you can! We sell many forced action mixers to especially the UK and Australia for mixing resin bound aggregates and wet pour rubber, and SoRoTo® is one of the most prolific machines for this purpose.
Wheels: Split or bolt?
On the older machines, the big wheels that you move the machine around on, where fastened with a split; the new ones have a bolt in stead. It is possible to purchase both splits and bolts.
Loading wheels: Starlock or bolt?
On the older machines, the loading wheels (the small ones on the handle of the machine) where fastened with a starlock. The new ones have bolts in stead. It is possible to purchase loading wheels with both starlock and with bolt.
How is the Dust Controller mounted on the forced action mixer?
The handy SoRoTo® Dust Controller which limits the dangerous dust emitted during mixing, is easy to mount. The Dust Controller is mounted on the inside of the grid lid, where, in some cases, holes have already been drilled for it. Video guide is coming!
My forced action mixer won't start...
When you transport and set up a forced action mixer, there can be several, easily solvable reasons why it won't start. Here is what to check if your forced action mixer won't start.
My forced action mixer blows fuses / can't pull a full load...
There are several things, you should look into, if your mixer acts like that. 1. Check, that the machine is on a separate power group (230V min. 10 Amp. / 110V min. 16 Amp.) 2. Check, that the cable is a strong rubber cable of max. 10 Meters. 3. Check, that the capacitors are neither deform nor blown.
What is different about the 65-Light?
65-Light is a model developed for the craftsman who doesn't use a forced action mixer too often It has a thinner drum, different mixing arms etc. Read more under the product description of the 65-Light.
How do I mount a new capacitor onto my old motor?
On some of the older mixers, the capacitors were mounted on the inside of the motors.
My mixer makes a humming sound...
It is important to make a note of whether the sound comes from the motor or the switch.
There is smoke coming out of my forced action mixer...
If smoke is emanating from your mixer, it most probably has one or more broken capacitors, that should be changed at once.
The mixing arms keep going up...
The mixing arms can go up for several reasons: - Check that the output shaft is not filled with mixing product.
How do I change the spring pins?
If your spring pins snap, they are easily replaced. Just follow this simple guide.
Which parts are under warranty?
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How to mix very thin-flowing material in a forced action mixer
- Fill all the dry material into the mixer
- Add about 1/3 of the water while the machine runs...

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