Pug mill is a kind of a mixer that mixes the material based on the requirement. Different industry uses different types of pug mill e.g. foundry machines uses open drum pug mill, construction industry uses drum type, etc. Types of pug mill are defined based on construction and rotating shaft.
This kind of application cannot be catered through standard product, it needs some special features to make it suitable for application. Construction industry mostly used synchronised twin shaft mixers. Application is like, two gearbox mounted on each mixing shaft and synchronised with joint. Gearbox need to have pulley mounting and synchronisation arrangement at input shaft The Powerbuild team worked on the application requirement, challenges of the specific use and criticality of the dimensions. Radicon Powerbuild has come up with a solution for construction industry pug mill. Today, the company has supplied a lot of special planetary unit, which are running successfully in the market. PBL has a range up to 65,000 Nm for this application with PR series gearbox.