IKA KMO 3 basic: certified stirrer for your laboratory area.

The IKA KMO 3 basic magnetic stirrer offers powerful performance and a strong magnetic field. There are different inserts for different flasks. The device is suitable for mixing a wide variety of liquids.

The device is equipped with a powerful stirring plate, which is made of porcelain or stainless steel according to your needs. It particularly impresses with its high stirring power, digital display and a quiet motor. Overall, the construction is very stable and robust. You can easily regulate the stirring speed, while the stirring capacity is high.

A microprocessor control is attached to the device. In addition, there are inserts for different flasks. In addition, there is a certificate for traceability.

Features and design of the magnetic stirrer

The model has a special design including a glass surface. The display is white and shines brilliantly. The flat installation surface can be illuminated if desired. Furthermore, there is a locking button. A right-left run is available.

Through the integrated USB interface, you can control the device via Labworldsoft or use the tools for firmware updates. A retractable thread is available for the stand rod.

Special technologies on the device

The speed can be adjusted by button according to requirement. The speed range is between ten and 1,500 rpm. At maximum stirring, a temperature of 22 degrees and a duration of one hour, self-heating of the installation surface takes place.

The magnetic stirrer belongs to the IP 42 protection class. This means that the device is protected from water dripping at an angle of maximum fifteen degrees. In addition, there is protection against solid foreign bodies with a diameter of approximately one millimeter.

The technical data explained in a nutshell

In width, height and depth, the dimensions of the magnetic stirrer are 153 mm x 62.5 mm x 227 mm. This means that it is particularly compact and therefore easy to handle. The device weighs only 1.471 kg. Therefore, it can be easily and flexibly transported to any place where it is needed.

The magnetic stirrer operates with a power of 13 watts, in standby with a power of 0.8 watts. Due to this, the operation can be estimated very economical.

The device falls under the DIN EN 60529 standard, which applies to electrical equipment. Therefore, the magnetic stirrer must be protected from water and foreign bodies according to its stress. How is regulated by the protection class IP 42.

The maximum stirring volume per stirring point is five liters. Stirring rods with a length of between 20 and 80 millimeters are included in the scope of delivery. The speed can be set by pressing a button and is specified as ten rpm. Reversal of the direction of rotation is completely automatic.

We answer your questions

Our team of discerning experts guarantees that you will receive the best equipment for your needs. Do you have questions about the versatile equipment, its functions or the respective brand manufacturers?

We look forward to hearing from you and will be happy to assist you. You can reach us by phone at +49 30 2096579 00 or by e-mail at [email protected]

Additional information

Weight 2.2 kg
Dimensions 22.7 × 15.3 × 6.25 cm
Stirring volume

5 l


ohne Heizung, without heating

Stirring positions

einstellig, one place



Model of stirrer

magnetic stirrer, Magnetrührer

Speed range max. (stirrer)

1500 rpm

Protection category

IP 42

Speed range min (stirrer)

10 rpm

Stirring power (magnetic stirrer, agitator)

9 W

Width (magnetic stirrer, agitator)

153 mm

Height (magnetic stirrer, agitator)

62,5 mm

Depth (magnetic stirrer, agitator)

227 mm