High Speed Mixers Home › Aftermarket › Upgrades › High Speed Mixers High speed mixer upgrades Baker Perkins continuously develops equipment to improve performance and reduce cost of ownership; many developments are available as upgrades for existing machinery. Upgrades available for Baker Perkins’ High Speed mixers include: Replacing a 2-speed DC motor with 2-speed AC motor The AC motor brings the benefits of maintenance-free operation. Replacing a 2-speed AC or DC motor with vari-speed AC motor The ability to run at any chosen speed gives complete process control. It allows a soft-start facility to be introduced. This reduces power ‘spikes’ on the distribution system, and shock-loading on mechanical components. Replacing electro-mechanical controls A PLC and touch-screen improves process visualisation and alarm management.