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Famag IM-15 Spiral Dough Mixer

SKU: PQ684 , Part Number: IM-15 , Shop more Famag items
$2,799.00
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  • Spiral mixing action
  • Gentle, low-oxidation kneading
  • Doesn't heat dough
  • Integrated dough breaker bar
  • Power rotating bowl
  • 20 qt. capacity
  • Wide 5.1 to 33 lb. batch range
  • High torque industrial motor
  • Stainless food-contact parts
  • Infinite variable speed
  • Durable powder coat finishes
  • Quiet operation
  • Made in Italy

Description

Famag IM-15 Spiral Dough Mixer

Prices of many products are under strong inflationary pressures currently, and Famag mixers are no exception. Famag has had to increase wholesale costs, and the cost of shipping each 40’ shipping container from Europe has increased from less than $5800 at the start of this year to over $17,000 currently, plus new storage costs incurred due to port congestion. In addition, Famag recently warned us that the supply of mixers will be reduced between now and the end of the year due to Covid-related supply chain disruption, even aside from any new closures this fall/winter. The bottom line is that Famag mixers are lower priced and more available now than they are likely to be in the future.

For the last eighteen Covid-crazed months, some returned products have piled up—including a number of Famag mixers. They’ve been carefully checked out, come with full warranties, and they’re priced hundreds of dollars off! If you’re interested, please ask one of our customer service reps for all of the details, including photos!

Italian-made Famag spiral mixers are world renowned for strength, quality, and outstanding baking results. Now they’re available in the U.S. for the first time, with industrial-duty motors designed specifically for U.S. voltage. As Famag's exclusive importer, Pleasant Hill Grain is proud to offer these high performance mixers!

Engineered expressly for ideal dough-mixing and kneading results, Famag spiral mixers feature a spiral agitator that remains stationary while the bowl rotates, bringing the dough to the stainless steel dough hook with each revolution. This action is exceptionally thorough and uniform, while avoiding both overworking and overheating of the dough. The spiral dough hook on the IM-15 operates at 110-270 RPM. Click here for the approximate RPM at each speed.

Thanks to the spiral hook’s action, mixtures that overtax other designs—such as pizza or bagel dough—are handled easily, quickly and efficiently in the Famag spiral dough mixer. Doughs of all kinds, from heavy to high-hydration artisan doughs, come out smooth, silky and perfectly developed.

  • “After four years of experience with Pleasant Hill Grain, I can't think of another company of any kind that I can recommend as highly as yours. Your service is outstanding; it's a real pleasure doing business with you.”

    – Lori Itano, IL

Famag mixers feature heavy duty chain overhead drive, with a high torque dual-belt final drive. FAG sealed industrial ball bearings are used for exceptionally long life. Construction is robust throughout, as attested to by the mixer’s substantial 143 lb. weight. Epoxy powder coating over a steel cabinet protects the handsome appearance of your Famag mixer.

Famag's IM-15 mixes and kneads up to 33 lbs. (15 kg) of dough at 60% hydration (or more at a higher hydration), but also handles batches as small as 5.1 lbs (2.3 kg). equally as well. In terms of flour capacity, this is 21 lbs. down to 3.3 lbs. (9.4 kg down to 1.5 kg). Capacity of the stainless steel bowl is 20 quarts. 

Notes
  1. Heavier doughs can be mixed when the hydration level is higher than the 60% hydration formulas listed above.
  2. The flour used for these capacity tests was 00 durum wheat flour.

Famag Mixer Capacities at 60% Hydration

Flour Water Total Weight
IM-5 6.8 lbs. / 3.1 kg 2 Q / 1.9 L 11 lbs. / 5 kg
IM-8 11 lbs. / 5 kg 3.2 Q / 3 L 17.6 lbs. / 8 kg
IM-10 13.8 lbs. / 6.3 kg 4 Q / 3.8 L 22 lbs. / 10 kg
IM-15 20.7 lbs. / 9.4 kg 5.9 Q / 5.6 L 33 lbs. / 15 kg
IM-20 27.3 lbs. / 12.4 kg 7.8 Q / 7.4 L 44 lbs. / 20 kg
IM-30 41.9 lbs. / 19 kg 12 Q / 11.4 L 66.1 lbs. / 30 kg
IM-40 55.1 lbs. / 25 kg 15.8 Q / 15 L 88.2 lbs. / 40 kg
IM-50 69.4 lbs. / 31.5 kg 20 Q / 18.9 L 110.2 lbs. / 50 kg

Whether you’re a commercial bakery user or a dedicated home enthusiast who appreciates the worth of old-world quality, Famag offers exceptional value as well as performance. While being competitively priced, Famag mixers are built by a company committed to higher standards—a commitment backed by a one year warranty covering both home and commercial use.

As a gourmet chef at home, or at the bakery, the Famag spiral dough mixer will quickly take its place as your trusted culinary partner. Order yours today and see just how much you’ve been missing!

For more details see the specs tab, above.

Famag IM-15 Spiral Bread Mixer

Bowl Capacity 20 Q (19 L)
Bowl Dimensions (Inside dia. x H) 12.5" x 9.4"
Dough Capacity 5.1 to 33 lbs. (2.3 to 15 kg)
Flour Capacity 3.3 to 21 lbs. (1.5 to 9.4 kg)
Water Capacity 0.8 to 5.9 qts. (0.7 to 5.6 liters) 
Industrial Motor 230V, 750W, 1PH
Dimensions: (W x D x H) 28.3" x 13.7" x 26.7"
Weight 143 lbs.1
Slowest Speed Hook 110 RPM, Bowl 12.2 RPM
Highest Speed Hook 270 RPM, Bowl 30 RPM
Speed Control Infinitely variable
Kneading Head Lifts Up No
Removable Bowl No
Warranty 1 year home or commecial

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Specs

Manufacturer Part Number IM-15
Brand Famag
Width Arm down: 28.3"
Depth Facing control panel, w/bowl: 13.7"
Height 26.7"
Product Weight (lbs.) 143 lb.
Color White
Capacity (volume) 20 qt.
Wheels Yes
Speeds Variable
RPM Slowest: Hook 90, Bowl 10 / Top speed: Hook 240, Bowl 24
Horsepower 1.5 HP
Volts AC 230
Watts 750
Hz 60
Phase 1
Cord Length 70"
Cord-End Plug 15 Amp (NEMA 6-15P)
Origin Imported
Commercial Warranty Yes
Warranty Length 1 year home or commercial
Freight Shipped Yes

Use & Care

Famag professional dough mixers require periodic inspection and adjustments of drive belt and chain tension. Details are provided in the manual.

Shipping

We stock this product in our Nebraska warehouse. This item requires freight delivery and you should receive your order within 2-7 business days from ship-out. Click here for more information about freight delivery.

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