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Spiral Mixers Buying Guide

Spiral & Planetary Mixer Features Table

The table below lets you compare the features and key specs of our Häussler, Famag and Thunberbird spiral mixers, and more details are available on individual product pages. If you have questions not answered here or would just like to discuss your particular needs, our knowledgeable customer service representatives would love to talk with you. 

Table notes:
  1. Nearly all homes and some businesses aren't equipped with 3-phase power. Please check with an electrician to make sure you have the correct power source before ordering a 3-phase machine.

Spiral & Planetary Mixers Comparison

You can see all of our commercial stand mixers here (link opens in new window)

Spiral MixerStyleBowl
Capacity
Dough Capacity 
Flour Capacity 
Motor1
SpeedsRemovable
Bowl
Head/Bowl
Lift
Famag IM-5 Griletta mixerFamag Grilletta IM-5S Spiral + Breaker Bar 8.4 qts. 16 lbs. /
7.25 kg.
10.6 lbs. V: 110
W: 350
PH: 1
Variable Yes Yes
Haussler Alpha mixerHaussler Alpha KA 2G Spiral 9 qts. 16 lbs. /
7.25 kg.
10.6 lbs. V: 110
W: 370
PH: 1
2 Yes Yes
Thunderbird 01Thunderbird Mixer, 10 qts. Planetary 10 qts. 12.5 lbs. /
5.6 kg.
N/A V: 115
W: 373
PH: 1
3 Yes
Famag IM-8S mixerFamag IM-8S Spiral + Breaker Bar 11.5 qts. 22 lbs. /
10 kg.
13 lbs. V: 110
W: 350
PH: 1
Variable Yes Yes
Haussler SP10-KA mixerHaussler SP10 KA Spiral 12.7 qts. 20 lbs. /
9 kg.
12.8 lbs. V: 110
W: 740
PH: 1
1 Yes Yes
Haussler SP10 KA 2GHaussler SP10 KA 2G Spiral 12.7 qts. 20 lbs. /
9 kg.
11 lbs. V: 230
W: 740
PH: 3
2 Yes Yes
Haussler SP10 KA 2G 2THaussler SP10 KA 2G 2T Spiral 12.7 qts. 20 lbs. /
9 kg.
11 lbs. V: 230
W: 740
PH: 3
2 Yes Yes
Famag IM-10SFamag IM-10S Spiral + Breaker Bar 13.7 qts. 26 lbs. /
11.8 kg.
17.4 lbs. V: 110
W: 400
PH: 1
Variable Yes Yes
Haussler SP15-KA mixerHaussler SP15 KA Spiral 19 qts. 31 lbs. /
14 kg.
16.5 lbs. V: 110
W: 740
PH: 1
1 Yes Yes
Haussler SP15 KA 2GHaussler SP15 KA 2G Spiral 19 qts. 31 lbs. /
14 kg.
16.5 lbs. V: 230
W: 740
PH: 3
2 Yes Yes
Coming soon. Famag IM-15 Spiral + Breaker Bar 20 qts. 33 lbs. /
15 kg.
21 lbs. V: 230
W: 750
PH: 1
Variable
Thunderbird 02Thunderbird Mixer, 20 qts. Planetary 20 qts. 25 lbs. /
11.3 kg.
N/A V: 115
W: 560
PH: 1
3 Yes
Haussler SP20 KAHaussler SP20 KA Spiral 25.4 qts. 40 lbs. /
18 kg.
22 lbs. V: 110
W: 1110
PH: 1
1 Yes Yes
Haussler SP20 KA 2GHaussler SP20 KA 2G Spiral 25.4 qts. 40 lbs. /
18 kg.
22 lbs. V: 230
W: 1110
PH: 3
2 Yes Yes
 Coming soon. Famag IM-20 Spiral + Breaker Bar 25.3 qts. 44 lbs. /
20 kg.
28 lbs. V: 230
W: 750
PH: 1
Variable
Thunderbird 30 qtsThunderbird Mixer, 30 qts Planetary 30 qts. 45 lbs. /
20.4 kg.
N/A V: 115
W: 745
PH: 1
3 Yes 
Haussler SP30 KA 2G 2THaussler SP30 KA 2G 2T Spiral 34 qts. 62 lbs. /
28 kg.
35 lbs. V: 230
W: 1110
PH: 3
2 Yes Yes
Thunderbird ARM-40Thunderbird ARM-40 Planetary 40 qts. 50 lbs. /
22.6 kg.
N/A V: 115
W: 932
PH: 1
3 Yes 
Famag IM-38 spiral dough mixerFamag IM-38 Spiral + Breaker Bar 43 qts. 84 lbs. /
38 kg.
55 lbs. V: 230
W: 2200
PH: 1
Variable
Haussler SP40 KA 2G 2T Haussler SP40 KA 2G 2T
(Coming soon!)
Spiral 43 qts. 77 lbs. /
35 kg.
44 lbs. V: 230
W: 1480
PH: 3
2 Yes Yes
IM-50 spiral mixer, 230V, single phaseFamag IM-50 Spiral + Breaker Bar 56 qts. 110 lbs. /
50 kg.
73 lbs. V: 230
W: 2200
PH: 1
Variable
Thunderbird 60 3-SpeedThunderbird ARM-60, 3 spd Planetary 60 qts. 75 lbs. /
34 kg.
N/A V: 220
W: 2980
PH: 1
3 Yes 
Thunderbird 60, 6-SpeedThunderbird ARM-60, 6 spd Planetary 60 qts. 75 lbs. /
34 kg.
N/A V: 220
W: 2980
PH: 1
6 Yes
Haussler SP50 K 2G 2THaussler SP50 K 2G 2T Spiral 67 qts. 110 lbs. /
50 kg.
61 lbs. Sp 1: 230V, 1500W, 3PH/
Sp 2: 230V, 2500W, 3PH
2 Yes
Thunderbird 80Thunderbird Mixer Planetary 80 qts. 100 lbs. /
45.3 kg.
N/A V: 220
W: 3730
PH: 3
6 Yes
Haussler SP70 K 2G 2THaussler SP70 K 2G 2T
(Coming soon!)
Spiral 86 qts. 143 lbs. /
64.8 kg.
84 lbs. Sp 1: 230V, 1500W, 3PH/
Sp 2: 230V, 2500W, 3PH 
2 Yes
All Famag models have a 3 year commercial or home warranty.
All Haussler models have a 1 year commercial or home warranty.

 

Some aspects about each Haussler model are indicated by its model number: 

2G = 2 speeds
2T = 2 timers
KA = Kneading arm can be tilted up & bowl can be removed
K = Kneading arm can be tilted up & bowl can't be removed

Looking for smaller mixers? See our stand mixer comparison chart here.

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