Hello Im new to site and need some help building a big mixer similar to picture the problem i have run into is i need to know what size motor and gear reducer box i need for this application i need to find out how much torque it takes to spin the paddle wheel when fully loaded the the weight of my material is 10,500 lbs my paddle is 5 ft in diameter 14 feet long and I need this to spin at 15-20 rpm can anyone help me with equation for this thanks. http://www.robinrents.com/stow-paddles.jpg [Broken](adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Can someone help me figure out how much torque I need

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