Our products

High-end
stainless steel vessels

The specialist for high-end
stainless steel vessels – since 1946

Hinke has been intensively operating across leading industrial sectors for many years. In addition to proven planning, processing and execution quality as well as deadline-driven delivery, our customers appreciate the detail we apply when it comes to making an offer, carrying out acceptance tests and creating documentation.

Meeting the strict standards of pressure vessel fabrication, specific factory specifications and other relevant regulations (GMP/FDA) with the corresponding certificates and assurances is all part and parcel of our service.

Together we make your project a success!

Hinke stands for the finest quality stainless steel vessels. We combine complex technical solutions and cutting-edge workmanship with quality and top-of-the-range aesthetics – for people’s enjoyment, health and safety.”

Pharmaceutical

Food and beverages

Chemical

Up to 4,200

mm
Diameter

Up to 200,000

l
Capacity

Up to 16,000

kg
Weight

Up to 18

m
Height

Discover the performance behind Hinke


Dimensions

Diameter: 400 to 4,200 mm
Capacity: 1,000 to 50,000 l
Weight: Up to 16 t
Height: Up to 18 m

Geometry

Cylindrical and round vessels

Wall thickness

Up to approx. 12 mm for vessel shells, up to approx. 20 mm for vessel bases

Material

Stainless steel materials from 1.4301 to 1.4539

Design

Horizontal or vertical version, available as factory-built turn-key or prefabricated solutions

Equipment / Installations / Accessories

Agitators, insulation, duplicate systems, fittings

Surface roughness

Internal up to Ra < 0.5μm, external up to Ra < 0.8μm or grain size 180
Mechanically ground or electropolished surface

Internal and external grinding

Up to Ra < 0.5μm on the inside and a visually attractive ground surface finish on the outside

Polishing

Preferably up to Ra < 0.5μm on the inside and electropolishing possible on the outside

Operating pressure

Depending on the resulting vessel wall thickness, approx.:
Vessel side up to approx. 6.0 bar
Duplicate side up to approx. 10.0 bar

Operating temperature

Vessel side in normal operation up to 150 °C Duplicate side up to approx. 200 °C

Delta-ferrite limitation

In the pharmaceutical sector partly 3.0 / 1.0% delta-ferrite specification

Insulation

Insulation cladding materials: From stainless steel to aluminium processing variants: Welded, riveted, screwed) Insulation materials: Mineral wool, PU foam, Armaflex

When you choose Hinke, you are choosing excellent and timely turn-key solutions. We would be delighted to present to you the processes we employ to meet individual vessel requirements!”

Pharmaceutical stainless steel vessel

For health

We are fully aware of the responsibility you have towards people’s health when manufacturing pharmaceutical products.

For over 20 years, we have been a trusted partner for the pharmaceutical industry thanks to our individual end-to-end solutions for stainless steel vessels.

From the contractual agreement and project engineering, through production and factory acceptance, to delivery and documentation. At Hinke, we offer a one-stop service.

Our service offerings for you


  • Free choice of geometry
  • PED, GMP, FDA-USP, ASME (without U Stamp), ATEX
  • Materials: 1.4301, 1.4571, 1.4404, 1.4435, 1.4539, etc.
  • Mechanically ground or electropolished to Ra < 0.5µm (small containers to Ra < 0.4µm)
  • Including limitation of the delta-ferrite content
  • Including agitators, fittings and equipment
  • Individually designed duplicate systems for cooling or heating
  • Application-appropriate insulation systems
  • Structural design to AD2000

Our portfolio for your pharmaceutical production


  • Process vessel
  • CIP vessel
  • Disinfection vessel
  • Degassing vessel
  • Fermenter
  • Crystalliser
  • Columns
  • Mobile vessel
  • Plasma vessel
  • Product storage vessel
  • Buffer vessel
  • Process vessel
  • Reaction vessel
  • Retentate vessel
  • Agitator vessel
  • Shell-and-tube heat exchanger
  • Substrate vessel
  • Batch vessel
  • Preheater
  • WFI/VE/PW/HPW and AP vessel

Pharmaceutical
process vessel 

  • Material 1.4435

Pharmaceutical
buffer preparation vessel 

  • Material 1.4539

Pharmaceutical
fermenter 

  • Material 1.4435
  • Interior electropolished Ra < 0.6 µm

Are you looking for
stainless steel pharmaceutical vessels?

Contact us

Food stainless steel vessel

For enjoyment

We do everything we can to ensure that your customers enjoy the excellent taste and purity of your products without any compromises. For many decades now, we have been entrusted with the fabrication of food vessels featuring a multitude of geometries and equipment. You can always rely on our project-based engineering expertise and on our cutting-edge workmanship and top-of-the-range aesthetics.

Our service offerings for you


  • Free choice of geometry
  • In-situ vessel assembly possible
  • Materials: 1.4301, 1.4571, 1.4404, 1.4362, 1.4462, 1.4435, 1.4539, etc.
  • Pressurised and unpressurised vessels
  • Mechanically ground or electropolished to Ra < 0.5µm
  • Including agitators, fittings and equipment
  • Vessels with pillow plates, full duplicate, half-pipe coils
  • Application-appropriate insulation systems
  • Including platforms and ladders – certified to EN 1090 EXC2

Our portfolio for your food technology


  • Separator
  • Anion exchanger
  • Melting vessel
  • Pressurised beer vessel
  • Brewing water vessel
  • Vent condenser
  • CIP vessel
  • CO2 vessel
  • Creaming vessel
  • Dual storage vessel
  • Degassing vessel
  • Harvest vessel
  • Extraction vessel
  • Fermenter
  • Fat storage vessel
  • Filtrate vessel
  • Fermentation vessel
  • Granulator
  • Urea vessel
  • Yeast vessel
  • Column
  • Condensate vessel
  • Crystalliser
  • Storage vessel
  • Mash vessel
  • Buffer vessel
  • Shell-and-tube heat exchanger
  • Foam separator
  • Spent grains hopper
  • Drinking water vessel
  • Saccharification vessel
  • Hot water vessel
  • Citric acid vessel
  • Cylindroconical fermenter

Food
fermenter 

  • Capacity 265,000 litres

Food
stepping vessel 

Food
cylindroconical fermenter 

  • 100 hl

Are you looking for
stainless steel food vessels?

Contact us

Chemical stainless steel vessels

For safety

We strive to support the reliability of your processes through top-class stainless steel vessels. Our experience in engineering and manufacturing stainless steel vessels makes Hinke a trusted partner for the chemical industry.

Our service offerings for you


  • Free choice of geometry
  • Basis for calculating AD 2000
  • Consideration of pressure load changes > 1,000
  • Materials: 1.4301, 1.4571, 1.4404, 1.4435, 1.4539, 1,4462, 1.4362, SMO 254, etc.
  • Mechanically ground or electropolished to Ra < 0.5µm
  • Including agitators, fittings and equipment
  • With individually designed duplicate systems for cooling or heating
  • Application-appropriate insulation systems
  • Special installations
  • Including platforms and ladders

Our portfolio for your food technology


  • Separator
  • Waste water vessel
  • Equalising vessel
  • Anion exchanger
  • Acetone vessel
  • Bitumen vessel
  • Filter vessel
  • H2SO4 vessel
  • HNO3 vessel
  • Cation exchanger
  • Crystalliser
  • Solvent vessel
  • MeOH vessel
  • NaOH vessel
  • Product storage vessel
  • Process vessel
  • Reaction vessel— Agitator vessel
  • Shell-and-tube heat exchanger
  • Nitric acid vessel
  • Toluene storage vessel
  • Vacuum evaporator
  • Etherification vessel
  • Cyclone vessel

Chemical
reactor 

  • Material 1.4404
  • 64,000 litres

Chemical
spray granulators 

Chemical
process vessel with half-pipe coil 

Are you looking for
stainless steel chemical vessels?

Contact us