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Bluebird 3000 Heavy Duty De-Airing Pug Mill/Tile Extruder [SHIPS MFG]

Manufacturer: Bluebird
Axner Number: A355409
Weight: 1070 lbs., 0.64000 oz.

Axner Price: $10,394.00

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Model Motor Extruding Capacity Vacuum Pump Ship Wt.
Bluebird 3000 Heavy Duty Pug Mill/Tile Extruder 3 hp, Single or Triple Phase 2,000 lbs/hour (pugging clay) 1/3 hp 1070 lbs.

  • Functions as a tile extruder when equipped with the proper accessories
  • Ideal machine for those who use moist bag clay
  • Great for special use in large studio
  • Barrel is easily removed for fast, thorough cleaning which allows you to use the same machine for whiteware and iron bearing clays
  • Made in U.S.A. (replacement parts readily available)

Bluebird 3000 Heavy Duty De-Airing Pug Mill/Tile Extruder
  • Safety key locks machine
  • Instruction 'CAUTION' sign
  • Totally enclosed drive components
  • Detailed operating and maintenance instructions
  • Safety shut-off switch optional

  • Extrudes
  • Tiles
  • Mouldings
  • Handles
  • Coils
  • Kiln furniture

  • Prepares clay for
  • Throwing
  • Slab rolling
  • Hand building
  • Ram pressing
  • Jiggering

  • Direct drive eliminates the need for chain, belt, sprockets & bearings, resulting in less maintenance.
  • Pugging clay 2,000 lbs/hr
  • Tile extruding 80 sq. ft/hr (based on 6" x 6" x 1/2" tile extruded with 1 operator and 1 person cutting
  • NOTE: Variables that affect extrusion rate include: type of clay, body, moisture content, die size, thickness and width of the tile.

    Motor Specifications
  • totally enclosed, fan-cooled
  • 3 hp - 1 phase 230V draws 15 amps
  • 3 hp - 3 phase 230V draws 8.6 amps

  • Vacuum Pump
  • totally enclosed
  • 1/3 hp - 1 phase 115V draws 6 amps
  • 1/3 hp - 3 phase 230V draws 1.6 amps
  • (208V/440V no extra charge)

  • Vacuum System
  • 1/3 hp lubricated, rotary vane vacuum pump rated up to 28" Hg-gauge gives accurate reading
  • Clear acrylic cover allows monitoring and removal of clay in chamber
  • Air valve gives control over clay density
  • Air cylinder eliminates metal-on-metal contact of cam/spring operated rod

  • * Note: Shipped directly from the manufacturer's warehouse located in Fort Collins, CO. May take 12-16 weeks for delivery. Shipment of these items is not available to all zip codes. May require additional shipping fees.

    **Note: For large or heavy orders that weigh 150 lbs. or more, we will advise you of the approximate freight cost. You will not be charged until we verify shipping costs with you.**

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