This VR-Series (VR-1) 120 volt high-speed vortex mixer includes a mechanical timer compatible with one gallon containers. This mixer can handle quart and pint round cans. Using high-speed, dual rotation method, this mixer will not aerate paint and produces low noise. The mechanical timer allows for 1 to 4 minute mix cycles. The drop-in design features easy-to-clean surfaces and is ergonomic to prevent back strain on employees. The design also features improved stability and units can be stacked two high. The mixer works for most standard paint cans and is commonly used in the architectural paint industry.

Key Benefits:
  • Compatible with round cans
  • 14 lbs. load capacity
  • Space efficient
  • Low noise
  • Ergonomic drop-in design
  • Units can be stacked two high
  • UL, FCC, CSA compliant
  • Proudly Made in the USA

Color Me a Paint Can Pro!

Looking to learn more about paint cans? The Cary Company has you covered, whether it’s walking through How to Open a Paint Can The Right Way without damaging your container, or demonstrating How to Close a Paint Can to maintain a spill-free space and long shelf-life. We are here to support you from the moment you pop the lid off of your paint can to the second you decide to throw it out. By diving into How to Dispose of Paint Cans, we hope to promote proper and environmentally conscious methods of throwing out paint and recycling paint cans.


This information has been provided as a general guide. It is the customer's responsibility to select the proper container for product and application compatibility. Please note, this item is excluded from online promotions.

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Dimensions24" L x 17" W x 28" H
Pallet Pack2 ea.
Pallet Dimensions48" L x 40" W x50" H
Weight117 lbs.
Country of ManufactureUnited States
Q & A
Customer Questions
Is there a door interlock to shut it down when the door of this paint shaker is opened?
This paint shaker model is offered with an optional door lock switch that locks the unit's door until mixing cycle has completed.
Can you ship internationally? Where are you located?
The Cary Company online ordering platform is only set up to ship within the United States. For international shipments, please contact us at 630.629.6600 or Sales@thecarycompany.com, and we will be happy to process your order. Our main warehouse and office are located in Addison, Ill. We also have warehouses in across the United States that you can see here. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
What kind of materials can I use with this paint can mixer?
This mixer specializes in blending or combining any type of resin dissolved in a liquid including paints, coatings, varnish or colorant.
What is a paint can shaker?
Paint can shakers are powered machines designed to thoroughly mix paint by aggressively shaking the can.
Does this paint can mixer aerate the paint?
No, this paint can mixer is a low-noise shaker using a high-speed, dual-rotation vortex mixing motion that will evenly blend paint without aerating it.
Can this paint can shaker mix any can size?
Each paint can mixer is agreeable with different sizes. Manual paint can closers are compatible with ½ pint to 1-gallon cans. For automatic paint can closers, we offer adjustable options and single size paint can options.
Does it shake 5 gallon buckets as well as 1 gallon?
Thank you for your inquiry. This paint can mixer is for one gallon paint cans only. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company!
Any of these shakers do two 1 gallon cans of paint at once?
Thank you for your inquiry. At this time, our paint shakers only do one can at a time. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company!
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