Backhus GmbH

is the world leader manufacturer of windrow Turner for professional composting, waste treatment and soil remediation solutions.

The name BACKHUS is internationally synonymous with turners. Innovative design and continuous improvement have made all BACKHUS turners into efficient, cost effective solutions. BACKHUS Windrow Turner offer turning capacities from 500 m³/h up to a phenomenal 6,800 M³/h.

BACKHUS Cover Winder

Professional maturing optimisation. The cover protects outdoor compost heaps from weather conditions, accelerates the composting process while at the same time minimising odour emissions. Whether as independent Cover Winder or combined with a turner – BACKHUS meets the demands of modern waste treatment.

Backhus windrow Ternur includes the following models:

  • BACKHUS 16.30
  • BACKHUS 16.36
  • BACKHUS 17er series
  • BACKHUS 21er series
  • BACKHUS 6er series

 The mobile trapezoid turner

The BACKHUS 11.30 is based on proven turning technology. This technology was developed in cooperation with universities and industry experts. The BACKHUS 11.30 meets the highest demands for trapezoidal composting. This turner is a true trendsetter and model of efficiency.


BACKHUS Lane Turner – for the fully- or semi-automated plant

The BACKHUS Lane Turner incorporates the proven plant technology of BACKHUS. It offers high efficiency and turning performance and combines great economy, low maintenance and long life for composting, bioremediation and MSW treatment between lane walls or in tunnels.