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Horizontal Mixer

Horizontal Mixer. A dough mixer (q.v.) in which the trough-shaped mixer bowl is positioned horizontally, with the agitator (q.v.) shaft that supports thee or more mixer bars (q.v.) of either straight or variable configuration traversing the bowl. The mixing bowl may be of either stationary or tilting design. Because of their inherent hazards, horizontal mixers are provided with a great many safety features and largely automatic operation.