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Alfa Laval’s nine decades of successful heat transfer development has resulted in unique knowledge for solving challenges and improving equipment performance. Whatever the issue, question or curiosity you may have about the world of plate heat exchangers, our experienced experts are here to help you
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Online heat exchanger training

Sign up for a self-driven course to learn more about the different types of plate heat exchanger technology available today. To make sure you get the most out of Alfa Laval’s expertise, all courses are free of charge. Start them whenever you like and go at your own pace.

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White paper: Navigating a changing refrigerants market

A massive change is currently underway in the refrigerants market. Driven by environmental concerns, legislation is pushing a gradual phase out of traditional refrigerants in favour of new alternatives with lower global warming potential (GWP). Download this white paper for a fundamental primer on selecting and accommodating alternative refrigerants for diverse heating and cooling applications.

White paper: Navigating a changing refrigerants market

Industry-leading guidance from our experts

Unparalleled strength for demanding duties

Pressure Secure is about high mechanical strength, low pressure drop and very high pressure load. Learn more about PressureSecure from Mehrdad Mohammadian, senior design engineer at Alfa Laval.

IceSafe ensures reliable performance

How can you ensure both reliable performance and a long lasting heat exchanger? Listen to Fredrik Strömer, thermal specialist at Alfa Laval.

Refrigerants of tomorrow

Questions about the changes in today’s refrigerants market? Watch this short video about what type of refrigerant to select.

Energy efficiency

Discover advanced features for achieving sustainable, cost-effective energy efficiency in your heating and cooling applications.

AlfaNova: true stainless steel

Get the facts about AlfaNova – a 100% stainless steel heat exchanger built with our patented fusion bonding process

Simplicity for your business

Learn about the steps Alfa Laval has taken to make selecting a heat exchanger less complicated.

Five-point alignment secures a more reliable experience

In the quest to minimize potential downtime, Alfa Laval has developed features for improving heat exchanger reliability. Here, expert Torgny explains the five-point alignment system.

Expect improved serviceability

Features like ClipGrip™ that simplify maintenance help make sure you get the longest life and lowest cost of ownership from your equipment. Watch this video with expert Johan to learn more.

Achieve higher efficiency with CurveFlow™

In this video, Alfa Laval expert Martin explains how advanced features like the CurveFlow™ distribution area enables improved thermal efficiency.

Challenges to overcome for all PHE manufacturers

Alfa Laval's unique plate heat exchanger features CurveFlow™, OmegaPort™ and FlexFlow™ contribute to sustainability with reduced fouling and improved efficiency. They are designed to overcome the common challenges for all plate heat exchanger manufacturers. Learn more in this video.

U-turn – a module for ammonia applications

The module -- including a separator and plate heat exchanger ensures minimum pressure drop losses and maximum energy efficiency. Watch this 3 min video to learn more.

RefTight™ sealing system - an expert view

The unique Alfa Laval RefTight™ sealing system enables enhanced, long-term performance in applications with high pressures and temperatures on semi-welded plate heat exchangers.

High performance, low energy consumption with Alfa Laval TK20

The Alfa Laval TK20 semi-welded gasketed plate heat exchanger is optimized to deliver in performance and reliability for heating and cooling of aggressive media.

Refrigeration experts from Bort de Graaf have turned to Alfa Laval’s semi-welded technology

Learn why refrigeration experts Bort de Graaf have chosen Alfa Laval semi-welded technology for their CO2 cascade systems.

Efficient and reliable technology: that is what we do

Only Alfa Laval offers a full range of heat exchange technology for data centers with performance certification from the independent Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). This gives you confident assurance of efficient performance, but ultimately, the equipment is just the beginning. Find out how we can work with you from day one to make sure your cooling system will deliver reliable, long-term sustainability.

Unique expertise to ensure dependable sustainability over time

Fouling can greatly reduce both the expected lifetime of your heat exchanger as well as its thermal performance. With Alfa Laval as your partner, you have access to the world-leading experts on chemistry and materials technology. They can work with you to identify the potential causes of fouling risks and develop custom strategies to help you prevent it.

Alfa Laval plate heat exchangers for safe tap water heating

Technology transformation from tanks with tubes as coils to Alfa Laval plate heat exchangers can solve most of your hot water problems. It will also help you save money and contribute to sustainability. Learn more about it in this video.

 

 

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AC16 Product leaflet 2022-02-03 404,8 KB
AC18 Product leaflet 2021-08-20 401,93 KB
AC30EQ Product leaflet 2021-08-20 401,67 KB
AC40 Product leaflet 2018-01-18 590 kB
AC43 Product leaflet 2021-11-30 350,67 KB
AC65 Product leaflet 2022-07-11 324,45 KB
AC70 Product leaflet 2022-03-16 432,04 KB
AC72 Product leaflet 2022-03-17 316,06 KB
AC73 Product leaflet 2021-08-27 329,81 KB
AC74 Product leaflet 2021-08-27 357,39 KB
AC112 Product leaflet 2022-03-17 360,92 KB
AC220EQ Product leaflet 2022-02-03 372,24 KB
AC230 Product leaflet 2021-03-02 506,89 KB
AC230DQ Product leaflet 2022-03-31 586,8 KB
AC232 Product leaflet 2022-06-03 586,86 KB
AC240DQ Product leaflet 2022-05-24 462,4 KB
AC240EQ Product leaflet 2022-06-03 419,7 KB
AC500EQ Product leaflet 2021-03-02 473,44 KB
AC500DQ Product leaflet 2021-03-10 536,38 KB
AC502EQ Product leaflet 2022-02-03 368,96 KB
AC502 Product leaflet 2021-08-27 488,5 KB
AC540DQ Product leaflet 2021-11-30 549,47 KB
AC1000DQ Product leaflet 2021-08-20 443,77 KB
ACH73 Product leaflet 2021-08-27 329,81 KB
AXP10 Product leaflet 2022-07-11 372,39 KB
AXP14 Product leaflet 2022-07-11 378,74 KB
AXP27 Product leaflet 2021-11-11 392,62 KB
AXP52 Product leaflet 2021-11-11 374,98 KB
AXP82 Product leaflet 2021-11-30 342,27 KB
AXP112 Product leaflet 2021-09-01 450,58 KB
CB10 Product leaflet 2022-01-25 344,3 KB
CB11 Product leaflet 2022-01-25 398,13 KB
CB16 Product leaflet 2022-04-01 355,87 KB
CB18 Product leaflet 2022-01-25 380,33 KB
CB18DW Product leaflet 2021-08-30 335,26 KB
CB20 Product leaflet 2022-04-01 380,34 KB
CB24 Product leaflet 2022-01-25 319,23 KB
CB27XP Product leaflet 2022-01-25 446,44 KB
CB30 Product leaflet 2022-01-25 372,43 KB
CBXP52 Product leaflet 2022-01-25 379,96 KB
CB60 Product leaflet 2022-01-25 342,8 KB
CB62 Product leaflet 2021-08-30 359,86 KB
CB65 Product leaflet 2021-08-30 362,02 KB
CB90DW Product leaflet 2022-01-25 323,74 KB
CB110 Product leaflet 2021-08-20 374,14 KB
CB112 Product leaflet 2022-01-25 361,2 KB
CB200 Product leaflet 2022-01-25 392,25 KB
CB210 Product leaflet 2022-04-01 373,09 KB
CB300 Product leaflet 2021-03-04 390,63 KB
CB400 Product leaflet 2022-01-25 759,31 KB
CB410 Product leaflet 2021-11-11 797,7 KB
CB540 Product leaflet 2021-09-01 855,11 KB

Our customers’ stories

With a history built on more than 90 years of thermal innovation, today Alfa Laval works with clients all over the world, in virtually any industry imaginable. But don’t take our word for it! Click here to read some of our customers’ stories and learn about the ways our advanced plate heat exchanger technologies help them secure more efficient, dependable and sustainable thermal performance.

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Heating and Cooling FAQ

See expert answers to the most common questions about heating and cooling technology.

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Consultant tools

Based on unique knowledge from decades of experience supplying thermal solutions, Alfa Laval has been able to create a number of resources that you can utilize to facilitate your day-to-day work. Click here to discover BIM files, 3D drawings and other resources to facilitate your day-to-day work.

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