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EKATO Rühr- und Mischtechnik GmbH

Complete Solutions from a Single Source

EKATO Rühr- und Mischtechnik GmbH offers a broad range of services for the process-oriented industry from a single source: process analysis, engineering, scale-up, manufacturing, assembly and a worldwide sales and service network. With tailor-made solutions for mixing processes, EKATO is a competent development and engineering partner.

Only optimally adjusted process and plant parameters guarantee a trouble-free plant operation with high throughputs and optimum product quality. Ranging from an analysis of process-side requirements, followed by tests with physical models, flow simulations (CFD) and finite element analysis (FEA) – EKATO achieves optimum results using the latest engineering tools available.

Whether an agitator, reactor model or complete process plant is required, the EKATO standard has been at the highest level for decades. State-of-the-art technologies and highly qualified employees in Germany guarantee a high quality and long service life that is “made in Germany”.

  • Founded in 1933
  • More than 560 employees
  • More than 250,000 delivered agitators
  • 60 offices and representatives worldwide


Research & development, trials, simulation of fluid dynamics (CFD), scale-up, reactor engineering, finite element method and plant design

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  • DIN ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU
  • AD-2000 Merkblatt HP0
  • ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System
  • EN ISO 3834-2 Welding Certificate

Our product range

Agitators, process plants and agitator components


Reactor Agitators HWL-N

The reactor agitators type HWL-N are the most powerful agitators within EKATO’s product range, with drive powers of up to 4000 kW.

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Magnetic Safety Agitators ESM

The EKATO ESM prevents product leakage by hermetically sealing to the atmosphere in the event of any operational malfunction.

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Coaxial Agitators KOAX

EKATO coaxial agitators are high performance units equipped with two universal impeller systems, each with an independent drive system.

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Side-Entry Agitator HWL for Flue Gas Desulfurization

The EKATO HWL FGD Side-Entry agitator was specially designed to be used in absorber towers of flue gas desulfurization plants.

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Hydrogenation Plants and Hydrogenation Reactors

As a turnkey supplier, EKATO takes overall responsibility on the way from the idea to the commissioning of an industrial hydrogenation plant.

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Industrial Photoreactors

Chemical reactions can be triggered by UV light without any catalysts. Stirred photoreactors are ideal for multiphase reactions.

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In recent years, the requirements for mixing systems in industrial applications have increased steadily. The design of the impellers, the selection of…

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Mechanical Seals & Supply Systems

Mechanical seals have been used in agitator technology since 1950. EKATO is one of the pioneers, using mechanical seals in agitators and continues to…

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Laboratory Plant ELA 5

Easily transportable process development unit for gas-liquid reactions, comprising a reactor unit and a support unit with a process thermostat.

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Pilot Plant ELA 50

ELA 50 is a pilot plant for process developments in a 50 l scale and is preferably used for highly viscous applications.

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