Mill-Ore Proudly Represents EKATO

Mill-Ore EKATO agitation solutionsEKATO is the pre-eminent agitation solutions provider in the world. EKATO is a 3rd generation privately owned company with a history that extends to 80 years of quality product solutions provided to a wide diversity of markets. Mill-Ore Products has collaborated with this quality German equipment provider over the last decade in contributing to the successful execution of major mining projects with the implementation of EKATO technology.


  • Top-entry agitators for sealed and un-sealed applications varying in size and scope up to +2 MW drive size and vessels +6,000 m3 in capacity.
  • Side entry agitators for applications ranging from petroleum storage tanks to flue gas scrubbing systems.
  • Mechanical seals as well as mechanical sealing support systems specifically geared towards agitation applications. Sealing technology with pressure applications up to +200 bar cam be designed and tailored.
  • Extensive laboratory testing allowing for proper characterization of agitation applications, sample analysis as well as the accurate scale up to commercial design size.ekato_logo
  • Engineering design supplementary solutions inclusive of detailed CFD analysis to verify physical laboratory model testing and FEA stress calculations and analysis validating structural and mechanical design work
  • Value added support in defining design considerations for installation and implementation such as vessel internals, protective coatings and feed and draw off locations.

Mill-Ore has been marketing EKATO to a variety of markets in our territory encompassing oil and gas, chemicals but predominantly the minerals processing/hydrometallurgy market. Applications where EKATO technology has successfully been implemented covered the markets of:

  • Base Metals
  • Iron Ore
  • Gold
  • PGM’s
  • Alumina
  • Phosphates

Specific duty applications included:

  • Atmospheric leach tanks
  • De-tox applications
  • High Pressure Acid Leach (HPAL)
  • Pressure Oxidative Leaching (POX)
  • Pipeline surge and holding tanks

Contact Mill-Ore to discuss and resolve your agitation needs.