Top-Entering Agitators have swing out seal change design.

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With design that facilitates seal maintenance, Model 20 HT/GT modular agitators eliminate need to lift or remove gearbox. Replacement of mechanical seal is done by rotating gearbox 90° around pivot pin. Seal pedestal top opens for clear, line-of-site view and provides ample room for removal of coupling half and seal assembly. Other components include gearbox optimized for efficiency with helical gearing and parallel shaft configuration. Available range of speeds promote process control.

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Chemineer Model 20 HT/GT Agitators Feature Swing Out Seal Change Design

Dayton, Ohio - The Chemineer® Model 20 HT/GT top-entering agitators feature a swing out seal change design for easy seal maintenance and reduced maintenance cost. With the Model 20 HT/GT agitators, there is no need to lift or remove the gearbox, saving labor and downtime. For replacement of the mechanical seal, simply rotate the gearbox 90° around the pivot pin. The top of the seal pedestal opens for a clear, line-of-site view and ample room for easy removal of the coupling half and seal assembly.

Chemineer Model 20 HT/GT agitators are designed for a wide range of service in the chemical, pharmaceutical, ethanol and biofuels, water and wastewater, FGD, power and other general process industries. The agitators feature a new, high-efficiency gearbox with helical gearing and a parallel shaft configuration designed specifically for agitator service.

The Model 20 HT/GT agitators also feature a modular design package that reduces the number of replacement parts that need to be carried in inventory by the customer. The wide range of speeds available with the new agitators provides improved process control and greater application versatility. The Model 20 HT/GT agitators are designed to meet AGMA, OSHA, ANSI, IEC, DIN, EU and ATEX standards and requirements. A variety of seal options are available for application versatility.

Chemineer, Inc., a unit of Robbins & Myers, Inc., is dedicated exclusively to mixing technology and the manufacture of quality equipment for fluid agitation applications. Chemineer has operations in Dayton, OH; North Andover, Derby, England; Mexico, D.F.; Singapore, China, India and Brazil. For more information, visit,

Reader service inquiries should be forwarded to Kevin Walsh, Chemineer, Inc., P.O. Box 1123, Dayton, Ohio 45401-1123. Telephone: 937-454-3200. Fax: 937-454-3379.
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