- Exceeds the SALOMIX™ MX4 propeller in both efficiency and thrust
- Energy savings up to 20% compared to the MX4 propeller, depending on the application
- High pumping capacity with axial flow
- Adjustable blade angles to reduce energy input – or to increase capacity
- Smooth operation with low vibrations due to efficient propeller design
- Easy to install and order
EX3 propeller for SALOMIX™ agitators
Boost your agitation performance with Sulzer high-efficiency EX3 propeller
Sulzer's new high-efficiency EX3 propeller exceeds the current SALOMIX™ MX4 propeller in both efficiency and thrust. With a smart retrofit system, the EX3 propeller can replace MX4 propellers on SALOMIX™ side-entry agitators. The great advantages of the energy-efficient hydraulics can be utilized both in upgrades of existing installations and in new equipment.
- Clean and slightly contaminated liquids
- Viscous liquids
- Fibrous and other slurries
Main design features
- New high-efficiency EX3 propeller (patent pending)
- Due to adjustable blade angles, the adapter can be used in two ways, just by changing the angle:
- The same agitation level as with the MX4, but lower power consumption
- Higher agitation level with the same motor size
- All blade angles are available for both new deliveries and retrofits
- The smooth hydraulics of EX3 may even increase the lifetime further
- The new EX3 propeller is available for new deliveries of SALOMIX™ side entry agitators.
- The default blade angle is for maximizing the agitation level for each motor size
- Energy savings can easily be achieved if agitation can be reduced by changing the blade angle
Both the MX4 and EX3 propeller have a very long lifetime in normal applications. Therefore it can be a good idea to overhaul the seal when replacing an MX4 propeller with an EX3 to avoid unpleasant surprise. The easiest way is to renew the seal with a SALOMIX™ mechanical seal service kit.
SALOMIX™ SSA side-mounted agitatorsA robust, belt-driven agitator for light to heavy duties. Agitator performance can be adjusted through other drive combinations. Features the new high-efficiency EX3 propeller.
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