IKA RET basic: A model with the highest safety standards

Magnetic stirrers are indispensable in the laboratory. They can be used to mix liquids even in closed vessels. Work cleanly and in a protective atmosphere with adjustable temperature, just as you need it.

The IKA RET basic is the ideal device for your daily applications in the laboratory. If you need advice on our equipment, please contact us. Our team will be happy to provide you with competent assistance at any time.

The most important features at a glance

The model is equipped with a heater, he has a speed and temperature setting, which is easy to read thanks to the digital display. The speed control is electronic, the speed range is from 50 to 1,700 min-1. The safety magnetic stirrer is also suitable for operation without supervision.

There is a direct connection option for the PT 1000 temperature sensor. A contact thermometer is integrated and offers full functionality. The existing DIN socket allows the connection of an electronic contact thermometer, which must be ordered separately. Shutdown is automatic via the temperature control function when the external probe is not immersed.

The hotplate temperature can be preset from 50 to 360 °C via an adjustable safety circuit. Delivery includes protective cover and PT1000 temperature sensor.

Device with attractive appearance

The compact stirrer fits into any laboratory setup. The attractive appearance is created by the basic color blue, the heating plate made of stainless steel and the contrast of the controllers in black. The display is clearly readable thanks to the digital display .

Safe heating

Working with the model often generates high temperatures, special safety precautions are necessary. IKA technology Integrated Safety protects with various features. These include independent control circuits to protect against excessive temperatures.

The interlock function prevents temperature and speed values from being accidentally changed, and the safety circuits are adjustable. Another feature is the shatterproof glass, which is particularly resistant to chemicals. In addition, there is automatic self-monitoring of all components relevant to safety as well as a temperature warning.

Technical data

Based on the technical data, you can see the performance of the model. Use the functions and equipment for your individual requirements.

There is one stirring point, the stirring volume is 20 liters. The motor power is 9 watts, the direction of rotation of the motor is clockwise. The speed display actual and target is digital, the setting of the speed is done by a rotary knob.

The speed range is between 50 and 1,700 rpm, the setting accuracy is one. The length of the stirring rod is between 20 and 80 mm, the self-heating of the installation surface is 15 degrees. The RET basic brings a heating power of 600 watts, the display of the temperature actual and target is via LED.

The heating temperature can be regulated from 0 to 340 °C , the adjustable safety circuit is 50 to 360 °C. The installation surface is made of stainless steel, the dimension is 135 mm in diameter. The dimensions of the device are 160 mm x 95 mm x 270 mm, the weight is 2.5 kg.

The stirrer complies with the IP 42 protection class, has a device input power of 630 watts, operates at 50/60 hertz and with a voltage of 220 – 230 volts.

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Additional information

Weight 3.5 kg
Stirring volume

20 l


mit Heizplatte, with hot plate


intern, internal

Stirring positions

einstellig, one place

Model of stirrer

magnetic stirrer, Magnetrührer

Material (plate)

Edelstahl, stainless steel

Depth (magnetic stirrer, agitator)

270 mm

Temperature range

+5°C bis +40°C (80% Luftfeuchte), +5°C up to +40°C (80% humidity)

Protection category

IP 42

Width (magnetic stirrer, agitator)

160 mm

Speed range max. (stirrer)

1700 rpm

Height (magnetic stirrer, agitator)

95 mm