Paddle mixers or mixing paddles are valuable instruments to have around the worksite and make mixing plaster, adhesives, mortar, concrete, and other substrates fast and easy. Besides the paddles connected via a rotating shaft, built-in handles are present. These allow the user to maintain a firm grip on the device at all times. Plug-in cables power the vast majority depending on the requirements, and they are available in 100 or 240 volts. Higher voltages generally equate to more significant amounts of torque; very important when mixing notably viscous substances.
A robust internal drive mechanism, dual speed controls and safety systems such as an overheating shut-off switch are other features of a paddle mixer that tend to be present in the most trusted models available at Buildworld. Trying to mix plaster with standards in a drill will not yield the desired result.
Thicker substrates may need paddle mixers with a higher power rating while smaller jobs call for a basic model with lower levels of torque. Also, consider the type of hand grips offered, configuration and power supply. Opt for well-known brands such as Bosch, Dart and Belle for levels of reliability, and quality craftsmanship.