LEWA production units

Customized production units for metering or mixing

Whether the task involves metering, mixing, separating or controlling temperature, we work with you to develop the ideal process sequence. To this end, we create the perfect metering package and mixing installation for your manufacturing process.

We create flow rates between 10 ml/h and 180 m3, and discharge pressures of up to 3500 bar.

Metering and mixing systems

Custom solutions for various applications.

For decades now, we have built customized production units and provided the associated preliminary planning, on-site data collection, as well as testing and calculation services for secondary systems and pressure conditions. Our knowledge of intelligent process management and the instrumentation and control technology required for it yield perfect results.

Even as early as the project planning stage, LEWA is at your side with the experience and expertise you need to reduce your process steps, prevent pipeline problems, save space and equipment, and design the process economically.

LEWA production units

Good reasons to choose a metering or mixing system from LEWA

LEWA designs and builds customized batch/continuous systems for various production processes.

Comprehensive service and consulting

Years of experience in mixing liquids

We have many years of experience in mixing liquids of different viscosities. We are also experts in the injection of slurries, especially where this involves various particle sizes and high settling rates.

Comprehensive service and consulting

Years of experience in mixing liquids

We have many years of experience in mixing liquids of different viscosities. We are also experts in the injection of slurries, especially where this involves various particle sizes and high settling rates.

Experts in metering and injection processes

Our process expertise, which creates perfect results in metering and injection processes, is in demand across the world. We also have a wealth of experience in dealing with required dwell times, idle periods, post-mixing, and heat addition and removal for process reactions.

Experts at LEWA develop customer specific complete systems
Experts at LEWA develop customer specific complete systems

Experts in metering and injection processes

Our process expertise, which creates perfect results in metering and injection processes, is in demand across the world. We also have a wealth of experience in dealing with required dwell times, idle periods, post-mixing, and heat addition and removal for process reactions.

Intelligent and smart controls

The control system as the intelligence center of the system

Precise, fast control of the metering or mixing system when the setpoint value is changed ensures that the end product is always of top quality. This is achieved by a control system developed by LEWA, which continuously monitors the plausibility of set values and actual values.

Intelligent and smart controls

The control system as the intelligence center of the system

Precise, fast control of the metering or mixing system when the setpoint value is changed ensures that the end product is always of top quality. This is achieved by a control system developed by LEWA, which continuously monitors the plausibility of set values and actual values.

LEWA pumps are at the heart of our systems

We prefer to use our own diaphragm metering pumps manufactured in-house for our metering, mixing and filling systems. These are characterized by continuous stroke length and speed adjustment, ensuring an accurate and wide adjustment range. Pressure has virtually no influence on the metering characteristic, which makes monitoring easy and precise. What's more, high metering accuracy paired with a flow measurement and monitoring system ensures reliable and reproducible production.

The hermetically tight diaphragm is the core of the system
The hermetically tight diaphragm is the core of the system

LEWA pumps are at the heart of our systems

We prefer to use our own diaphragm metering pumps manufactured in-house for our metering, mixing and filling systems. These are characterized by continuous stroke length and speed adjustment, ensuring an accurate and wide adjustment range. Pressure has virtually no influence on the metering characteristic, which makes monitoring easy and precise. What's more, high metering accuracy paired with a flow measurement and monitoring system ensures reliable and reproducible production.

Integration of third-party components

Our expertise also helps when it comes to integrating other pump types, provided that these lead to a better result based on the application, the flow rate or the composition of the pumping fluid: All components are adapted to meet your requirements perfectly.

Compliance with all international standards and norms

We clarify all national and international standards and regulations, as well as customer-specific and product-specific requirements, during the design phase. Our systems are developed in accordance with TÜV, API, and other specifications.

Components

LEWA supplies systems that meet customer requirements perfectly. To achieve this, we use our tried-and-tested modular system with various components in line with the needs of the specific application.

Basic components Additional components
  • LEWA diaphragm metering pumps or alternatives
  • Piping
  • Base frame
  • Vessels
  • Control/regulation systems
  • Static/dynamic mixers
  • Agitators, colloid mills
  • Cooling/heating elements
  • Complete installation in heating cabinet
  • Flow meters
  • Filters
  • Pressure monitoring systems
  • Shut-off fittings
  • Control cabinet with control and process display systems

Options

Intellidrive technology

Using the highly-dynamic servomotor, you can adjust the stroke of the pump to the requirements of your system and your process.

Standard and special parts

LEWA offers standard or customized components for control and regulation. The integration into process control systems, also including process visualizations is possible.

CIP/SIP capability for pharma applications

For applications in pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food industry, we offer our pumps and systems in sanitary & hygienic design, which fulfils all standards and norms.

Customized valves

LEWA uses numerous special types of valves such as specially hardened valves for liquified gases or valves with minimal dead space for the food and pharmaceutical production.

Pipelines according to all standards

The piping of our systems can be designed according to different standards: dairy pipe, DIN, ANSI, JIS, Ermeto, Swagelok, Aminco HP, Tri-Clamp etc.

Examination by experts and authorities

We also gladly provide performance diagrams and certificates of static pressure tests also by TÜV, Germanischer Lloyd’s, Lloyd’s R. of S. or other authorities.

Global commissioning

With our global service network, we take your equipment into operation and provide technical service directly at your location - both onshore and offshore.

Complete documentation

Receive supporting documents and certificates, including the operating instructions, as well as design and test details in different languages.

Testing, acceptance and inspection

We make sure that everything works: LEWA offers numerous services, including factory acceptance test (FAT) at the manufacturing site or at your site (SAT), NDT and PMI.

Technical data

Thanks to our tried-and-tested modular system plus our extensive portfolio of pumps, we can create custom systems that always meet customer requirements exactly.

Performance data

Discharge
pressure,
min. [bar]
Discharge
pressure,
max. [bar]
Flow rate,
min. [ml/h]
Flow rate,
max. [ml/h]
Operation,
min. [°C]
Operation,
max. [°C]
Viscosity
[mPa∙s]
0 3300 10 180 -40 +400 < 1500000

Installation dimensions*

We consistently ensure that the footprint of our systems is kept to a minimum. Pumps, gear units, motors, and piping always have the most compact design possible.

L [m] W [m] H [m] Segment weight**
[max. to]
Vessel [m³]
10.0 3.5 4.0 32 30

* Installation dimensions are approximate
** Larger systems in modular design; other limitations may be imposed by transport restrictions and installation dimensions approved by the customer.

Industries

Pumps and Packages for the Production of Crude Oil and Natural Gas

LEWA has been your expert in pumps and packages since the 1950s. With us, you get everything from a single source: Our custom-built packages are used all around the world for offshore crude oil and natural gas production. From China to the United Arab Emirates, strong partners rely on our expertise for crude oil exploration applications.

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Gas Odorization with LEWA Pumps and Metering Packages

Natural gas, oxygen, and nitrogen are odorless but potentially dangerous. This is why these gases are "odorized" with as strong a smelling substance as possible. For more than 40 years, LEWA has been developing systems for the odorization of gases such as natural gases, biogases, and liquefied gases. This process is enormously important, so the odorizing system has to operate precisely and reliably.

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Pumps and Metering Systems for Distillation Plants and Applications in Refineries

Crude oil must be cleaned, separated, and converted (refined) until the final products suitable for sale are made (e.g., gas, diesel, heating oil, lubricants, propane, butane). LEWA supports you with pumps and metering systems, which are used in the refining process during chemical metering. Application with our products are distillation plants, coker, cracker, or visbreaker, for example. Ask our experts for more information!

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Pumps and Metering Packages for the Petrochemical Industry

We have supplied durable pumps and metering systems for applications such as the hydrocracking process for over 50 years. Petrochemicals generate starting products for the manufacture of plastics, pharmaceuticals, colorants, detergents, and other products. Contact our experts and allow us to provide you with detailed information about metering and pumping solutions for the hydrocracking process!

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Chemical Pumps and Metering Packages for the Chemical Industry

When critical, environmentally hazardous, toxic, or flammable fluids and suspensions need to be reliably conveyed or metered in high-pressure processes, there is no alternative to hermetically sealed metering pumps, process diaphragm pumps, and metering systems from LEWA. Hermetically sealed LEWA pumps with pressures up to 1200 bar are the first choice for the production of chemical intermediate and end products. Contact our experts and let us advise you about your individual chemical pump or system solution!

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Pumps and Systems for the Plastics Industry

We offer you special expertise for all compounding processes in the plastics processing industry (addition of waxes, flame retardants, and lubricants). Contact our experts! We're happy to give you advice about metering and pumping solutions for the plastics industry such as in polyethylene processing.

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Pumps and Systems for the Manufacture of Detergents and Cleaners

LEWA offers continually operating, formula-controlled systems for the manufacture of household and industrial cleaners in all commercially available surfactant concentrations – from raw product to end product. Contact our experts and let us advise you – we will work with you to configure pumps and systems for the manufacture of detergents and for the production of other cleaners.

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Pumps and Systems for the Production of Personal Care Products

Processes with strict quality and hygiene requirements, such as GMP or the need to avoid preservatives, require the right equipment. We support you in the selection and the design of hygienic components and systems for producing personal care products. Contact our experts and let us advise you – we will work with you to develop customized metering solutions for your process, such as for manufacturing personal care products.

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Pumps and Systems for the Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences and Biotechnology Industries

As the leading manufacturer of pumps and pump systems for the pharmaceutical, life sciences, and biotechnology industries, LEWA supports you during the development of complete solutions, which meet your process requirements exactly. Special expertise is required in the production of pharmaceuticals in order to ensure that legal requirements are met. Reliability when it comes to production, documentation, and validation are our top priorities.

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Pumps and Systems for the Food and Beverage Industry

LEWA supports producers and plant construction companies in the food and beverage industries with pumps and systems for homogenization and dispersion, as well as for other processing operations in the food industry. We work with you to plan all the important process-related operations, such as conveying, metering, mixing, heating, and cooling so that you can process your raw product cost-effectively.

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Metering Packages and Pumps for Power Plants and Power Suppliers

LEWA supports power plant operators and power suppliers with pumps and systems for conveying, metering, and mixing different fluids. We not only provide power plants with our products, but also develop solutions for wastewater treatment plants, gas bottlers, biogas producers, regional power suppliers, and hydrogen producers.

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Pumps and Metering Systems for Other Industries

LEWA offers customized solutions and references for almost all industries in which processes require exact metering or the reliable conveyance of fluids. As specialists in fluid handling, we of course also have experience in areas outside of our key markets.

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Applications

Additive metering for plastics

LEWA provides system solutions for metering additives for plastics. Ask our additive metering experts for more information!

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Amine treatment

At LEWA, you receive pumps and systems for amine treatment in power plants. Ask our experts for more information.

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Downstream processing

LEWA systems and gradient mixers are used in downstream processing of chemicals and biotechnology. We look forward to receiving your inquiry!

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Fabric softeners

At LEWA, find out about plants and systems for fabric softener production. Our experts are happy to talk to you about your custom solution!

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Caustic soda production

At LEWA, find out about custom plants for producing and diluting different bases like caustic soda. Ask our experts for more information.

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Wet oxidation of waste water

For wet oxidation and other processes, we recommend our tried-and-tested LEWA diaphragm pumps. Ask our experts for more information!

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Polymerization

LEWA manufactures metering pumps and metering systems for polymerization which optimally meet the necessary requirements. We are happy to help.

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Extruder blowing agents

Precise metering of blowing agents into extruders with LEWA systems. We provide you insights on the metering accuracy and process optimization solutions from LEWA. 

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Extraction with supercritical fluids

Processes with supercritical fluids in pharmaceutical, food and beverage industries. Ask our experts for more information! 

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Pharmaceuticals production

Metering pumps and metering systems must meet the following demands of pharmaceutical production.

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Pharmaceutical spray drying

LEWA provides accurate and efficient diaphragm metering pumps for pharmaceutical spray drying. Consult us!

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Dilution of surfactants

Dilution of surfactants such as sodium lauryl ether sulfate (SLES) with LEWA pumps during production of detergents.

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Metering flavoring agents

Metering of flavoring agents by LEWA metering systems using the process of brewing alcohol-free beers as an example.

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Metering of silane

LEWA systems meter any silane type reliably, precisely as well as in constant consistency and purity, regardless of chemical or physical attributes or process requirements.

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Production of biofuels

Biofuels are produced using metering and process pumps from LEWA in the remote-head design. Learn more about these and other applications!

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Pigging technology and pig cleaning

LEWA offers packages for pigging applications in oil and gas industry. These packages are designed according to customers‘ requirements and are also available in explosion-proof design.

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Production of gelatine

In the production of gelatin and in the fabrication of gelatin products, LEWA pumps and systems are used. We would be happy to give you more information!

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Processing of produced water

Produced water packages from LEWA can be used to purify produced water during oil drilling. They are hermetically sealed and have options for exact control.

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Battery test facilities

LEWA supplies metering systems for the testing ofelectric vehicle batteries on battery test stands - for example with the aid of a water-glycol mixture. Find out more here!

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Adjustment of cleaning agent concentration for electronic components

LEWA metering systems adjust concentrations of cleaning agents for the immersion cleaning of electronic components.

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Dispersing

With the diaphragm metering pumps and streamlined suspension valves, LEWA offers the suitable solution for the metering of fluids with solid particles.

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LEWA Dosier-und Mischanlagen - komplette Lösungen aus einer Hand. (DE)

In vielen verfahrenstechnischen Produktionsanlagen spielt das Dosieren und Mischen von Flüssigkeiten als Verfahrensschritt eine wichtige Rolle, der für die Qualität des Endproduktes mit verantwortlich ist.
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LEWA metering and mixing systems-complete solutions from a single source. (EN)

In many manufacturing plants, the metering and mixing of liquids plays an important role as a procedural step that ensures the quality of the end product.
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