Manufacturing personal care products with LEWA pumps and plants

LEWA supplies the ideal pumps and systems for plant construction companies and manufacturers specializing in the cosmetic and body care industries. Our products can be used for conveying and metering, as well as processing. Batch and continuous metering, as well as mixed processes (e.g. masterbatch finishing) are all taken into consideration.

We deliver high-quality pumps and custom-built systems for such applications all over the world. You get this complete service from a single source, from consultation through to commissioning.

Personal Care
Precise Results and High Quality with LEWA

Processes with strict quality and hygiene requirements, such as GMP or the production of personal care products without the use of preservatives, require the right equipment. We support you in the selection and the design of hygienic components and systems for manufacturing personal care products.

We create systems in accordance with your requirements and develop custom-made, integrated, efficient, and tested solutions that are designed for the durable, continuous production of your personal care products. To do so, we draw on our many years of experience in working with various fluids and materials and use our expertise in the areas of process and control technology.

LEWA metering system for the cosmetics industry

LEWA Pumps and Systems for the Production of Personal Care Products

Our experts are on hand with help and advice and will work with you to develop custom systems and plants for manufacturing personal care products. You can rely on our many years of industry expertise in various processes.

Typical Applications for LEWA SystemsProcess examples
ConveyanceTransporting rheologically challenging fluids (e.g., surfactants) but also simple transfer tasks
MeteringAdding fragrances and colorants, etc.
Mixing/dispersion/homogenizationProportionally mixing base materials and active materials, producing emulsions, and formulating end products
FillingPrecisely filling containers
TemperingOptimized procedure for continuous process (e.g., using heat recovery concepts)

Our pumps and systems for the production of personal care products are used in various processes.

Typical substances that we convey,
meter, and process
Examples of end products
Solvents (Aqua), surfactantsSkin cleansers
Lipid components, nourishing ingredientsSkin care products
Titanium oxidesDental and oral hygiene products
ColorantsHair care products
UV filtersCosmetic products with a special effect,
e.g., sun protection products
Perfume oilPerfumes and eau de toilette
Surfactants, moisturizersShaving products
Bulking agents, thickenersDecorative cosmetics, body care products

Advantages at a Glance

Minimization of unproductive times

Our systems are extremely reliable and low maintenance. Thus, you can get the maximum out of your production and avoid costly downtime.

Continuous processes

You can rely on the expertise of LEWA. We support you in the changeover from batch to continuous processes. Thus, your productivity is increased.

Economic solutions

We always deliver economic pumps, systems and units with minimized energy consumption, high efficiency, low maintenance and a long lifetime.

Flexible application

High variability in operation in terms of pressure, temperature, flow rate and fluid properties with high metering accuracy guarantee a wide range of applications.

Pilot plant for process optimization

You can rely on over 60 years of experience in the design of equipment and systems: In cooperation with you, we develop pilot plants to optimize your processes and procedures.

Easy to clean

An especially important advantage for pharmaceutical and food industry is that our systems can be quickly and easily cleaned with cleaning chemicals or hot steam.

International standards

LEWA pumps, systems and units are compliant with major international standards such as DVGW G280, WHG, PED, ISO 9001, ASME, ATEX and TA-Luft. Of course, you can also define your own standards.

Complete documentation

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

Maintenance and service

No matter if maintenance, spare parts or repair - our service technicians are well trained and available worldwide. Thus, we guarantee fast response and smooth operations.

Products

LEWA ecoflow diaphragm metering pump

LEWA ecoflow diaphragm metering pump

The ecoflow® diaphragm metering pump from LEWA is a true all-around talent in the field of metering and mixing and can be used in all industries.

LEWA ecoflow sanitary/hygienic

LEWA ecoflow sanitary food pump

The ecoflow® diaphragm metering pump in sanitary/hygienic design is the ideal pump for food and pharmaceutical products.

LEWA ecosmart

LEWA ecosmart the smart metering pump

The LEWA ecosmart® diaphragm metering pump is the inexpensive metering pump for various applications and can be ordered quickly and conveniently through the online store.

LEWA ecodos mechanical diaphragm pump

LEWA ecodos mechanical diaphragm pump

The ecodos® mechanical diaphragm metering pump from LEWA is suitable for all pumping and metering tasks in the low-pressure range.

LEWA ecodos sanitary/hygienic

LEWA ecodos food pump

The LEWA ecodos® diaphragm metering pump with its sanitary/hygienic design is the ideal pump for food and pharmaceutical products in the low-pressure range.

LEWA intellidrive diaphragm metering pumps

LEWA intellidrive diaphragm metering pump

Use servomotor-controlled diaphragm metering pumps for precision metering and mixing of fluids in metering plants and systems.

LEWA laboratory pumps M

LEWA micrometering pump M

The LEWA laboratory pump of the M series is suitable for the smallest of flow rates for use in labs and research institutes.

LEWA triplex process pump

LEWA triplex high pressure pump for process engineering

LEWA triplex is the most compact process pump in the world for high-pressure processes in all branches of industry. Contact us, we are happy to help!

Customized production units

LEWA metering and mixing system

LEWA develops complete systems for metering, mixing, and filling fluids. Contact us and let us advise you!

Customer-specific metering systems

LEWA metering system

LEWA provides you with custom-designed metering systems according to your specifications. Put your trust in the experience gained from 60 years of metering technology in various industries.

References

  • Metering of citric acid

    Metering of citric acid

    Metering of citric acid

    The customer’s challenge: In an extraction process citric acid shall be reliably metered

    LEWA’s scope of delivery: Skid

    Delivery in detail: 1 Custom-designed metering system with 1 LEWA ecodos sanitary pump, type 550

    LEWA main product/s:
    Custom-designed metering system
    LEWA ecodos sanitary / hygienic

    FluidPressure in barFlowrate in l/h
    Citric acid5550
    MarketProcess
    Chemical / Pharmaceuticals / CosmeticsBasic operations (separating, extract.)
  • Win Cosmetic

    WIN COSMETIC

    WIN COSMETIC

    LEWA delivers to WIN COSMETIC customized production units for the cleaning & detergents and personal care industries.

    One application example is the production of fabric softener.

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