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Famag IM-40 Spiral Dough Mixer

SKU: KW873, Part Number: IM-40, Shop more Famag items
$4,059.00
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ETA is 07/15/2022
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  • Spiral mixing action
  • Gentle, low-oxidation kneading
  • Doesn't heat dough
  • Integrated dough breaker bar
  • Power rotating bowl
  • 43 qt. capacity
  • Wide 9.9 to 88.2 lb. batch range
  • High torque industrial motor
  • Chain overhead drive
  • Dual-belt final drive
  • Stainless food-contact parts
  • Infinite variable speed
  • 1 hour timer
  • Durable powder coat finishes
  • Quiet operation
  • Made in Italy

Description

Famag IM-40 Spiral Dough Mixer

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-40 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.

  • “You can never go wrong by buying from Pleasant Hill Grain. Great company.”

    – Carol T., GA

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 265 lb. weight. Epoxy powder coating over a steel cabinet protects the handsome appearance of your Famag mixer.

Famag's IM-40 mixes and kneads up to 88.2 lbs. (40 kg) of dough at 60% hydration (or more at a higher hydration), but also handles batches as small as 9.9 lbs. (4.5 kg) equally as well. In terms of flour capacity, this is 55.1 lbs. down to 6.6 lbs. (25 kg down to 3 kg). Capacity of the stainless steel bowl is 43 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

Speed Based on Hydration

Variable speed mixers have a speed dial marked from 1-10. For dough with a hydration of 65% or higher, the mixer can be operated at any speed (1-10). For dough with a lower hydration, Famag recommends not exceeding speed 5.

Whether you’re a commercial 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 work, 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!

The Famag IM-40 spiral dough mixers are available in Arctic White, Dark Silver, and Sparkle Silver. Dark Silver has a pearl finish that has a subtle pearlescent luster. Sparkle Silver has a brilliant sparkle to it that catches light more than the pearlescent colors will. Arctic White has a glossy finish. 

Famag IM-40 Spiral Mixer Colors

Arctic White Famag mixer Sparkle Silver Famag IM-10S Steel
Arctic White Sparkle Silver Dark Silver
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Famag IM-40 Spiral Mixer

Bowl Capacity 43 Q (40.5 L)
Bowl Dimensions (Inside dia. x H) 17.7" x 11.4"
Dough Capacity 9.9 to 88.2 lbs. (4.4 to 40 kg)
Flour Capacity 6.6 to 55.1 lbs. (3 to 25 kg)
Water Capacity 1.6 to 15.8Q (1.5 to 15L)
Industrial Motor 230V, 2200W, 1PH
Dimensions: (W x D x H) 34" x 19.2" x 30.7"
Weight 265 lbs.
Lowest 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 commercial

Compare Spiral Dough Mixers

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The Famag IM-40 kneads up to 88.2 lbs. dough, making it an ideal mixer for small bakeries making bread and pizza!

This product is made in Italy!

This product was made in the Italy

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Specs

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Manufacturer Part NumberIM-40
BrandFamag
Width19.2"
DepthFacing control panel, w/bowl: 34"
Height30.7"
Product Weight (lbs.)265 lb.
Bowl MaterialStainless steel
WheelsYes
SpeedsVariable
RPMSlowest: Hook 90, Bowl 10 / Top speed: Hook 240, Bowl 24
Horsepower3 HP
Volts AC230
Watts2200
Hz60
Phase1
Cord Length70"
Cord-End Plug20 Amp (NEMA 6-20P)
OriginImported
Commercial WarrantyYes
Warranty Length1 year home or commercial
Freight ShippedYes

Use & Care

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

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