Plate heat exchanger services: efficiency for decades

A poorly functioning heat exchanger may affect safety, product quality and energy costs. Failure may lead to costly downtime and major losses in production. By regular and proactive maintenance of your gasketed plate heat exchanger performance is preserved and operations kept trouble-free and predictable.

We have the expertise to help you whether you experience a problem today, wish to prevent future issues or want to solve the problem yourself with our online troubleshooter.


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Watch the video to find our how Alfa Laval's comprehensive gasket plate heat exchanger service offerings can help to boost your energy efficiency.


By taking advantage of our services, you can:

  • Save energy and costs
  • Optimize uptime
  • Extend the equipment's lifetime
  • Reduce emissions

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Key service offerings

Cleaning-in-place (CIP)

If fouling should occur, an Alfa Laval CIP system provides quick and easy in-line cleaning without having to dismantle your heat exchanger. This comes with:

  • Lower operating costs
  • Production reliability
  • Lower maintenance cost


Reconditioning a gasket plate heat exchanger restores performance and reduces the total operating costs. It also:

  • Extends product lifetime
  • Improves thermal efficiency
  • Minimizes energy consumption


Performance Audit

A Performance Audit from Alfa Laval can determine the actual heat transfer performance of your heat exchangers. This helps optimize your maintenance plan and:

  • Ensure production reliability
  • Secure maximum throughput
  • Mediate your maintenance budget

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Connected solutions

Connected services help you monitor the conditions in your heat exchangers so that you can improve the sustainability, insight, reliability, and performance of your assets. By doing so, you can:

  • Optimize your maintenance plan and budget
  • Maximize production uptime
  • Reduce water and energy consumption, CO2e (CO2 equivalent)

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Spare parts

With Alfa Laval Spare Parts, you can rest assured that the correct material is specified according to its intended use and:

  • Prolong equipment lifetime
  • Secure uptime
  • Minimize costs

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Integrity Test

An integrity test identifies any potential leakages in your heat exchanger before they occur in hygienic applications. This is possible using a mix of hydrogen and nitrogen gas to detect small plate cracks. The key benefits are:

  • Product safety
  • Production reliability and equipment uptime
  • Compliance

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Visual Condition Assessment (VCA)

Thanks to our unmatched heat exchanger expertise, Alfa Laval can perform a visual inspection of your gasketed plate heat exchanger while it is in operation, identifying potential issues before they become major problems. Using infrared camera technology, we also evaluate the actual heat transfer performance of the heat exchanger. We then provide you with recommendations based on our findings and analysis of the thermal images.

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Skills and knowledge empower

When you buy Alfa Laval equipment, you buy peace of mind. But you must also rely on your equipment operators to get the job done. That's why competence development is invaluable to your everyday operations. If you have any specific need for training, let us know and we will get back to you soon. 

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Online troubleshooter - be the expert

A leaking heat exchanger? Reduced thermal performance? Identify the causes of various issues you might experience with your plate heat exchanger, or even better – how to prevent them from happening, through our online troubleshooter. If needed our experienced and skilled troubleshooters are at your service.


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Service to optimize energy efficiency

Every year, the number of heat exchangers we service to optimize energy efficiency reduces our customers’ capacity needs by 50 GW. That is the amount of energy that can be generated by 10,000 wind turbines in the same timeframe.

In carbon emissions, 50 GW translates to a 25 million tonne reduction to our global footprint, or the carbon emitted by the city of London every year.

Imagine what we could achieve if the world’s industries regularly serviced their plate heat exchangers to optimize heat transfer efficiency.

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Energy Hunter Calculator

Did you know that servicing your heat exchangers at the recommended intervals will optimize energy efficiency, reduce carbon emissions, improve productivity, and reduce your total cost of ownership?

Tell us about your cooling system, operating conditions, and economic parameters. Let our calculator do the rest. Click below to find out how much you could save using our unique calculation tool.

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Re-design and upgrade

Use technology to face new challenges with an upgrade or redesign them to optimize the overall performance. Our wide range of re-design and upgrade solutions ensure that your Alfa Laval equipment features the latest technology and continues to meet current and future requirements.

Whenever you need to make process or capacity changes, contact us so we can support you to optimize the process or increase efficiency.


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Technical documentation

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Alfa Laval M line plate-and-frame heat exchangers.pdf PD Sheet - M-Series Plate Heat Exchangers - EN.pdf

2018-06-18 263 kB

Alfa Laval M-Serie-BaseLine-FrontLine Gemini plate-and-frame heat exchangers.pdf PD Sheet - M-Serie-BaseLine-FrontLine Gemini Plate Heat Exchangers - EN.pdf

2018-06-18 616 kB

AQ line - AQ1, AQ1A, AQ1L, AQ2, AQ2A, AQ2L, AQ2S, AQ2T, AQ3, AQ4, AQ4T Manual_EN.pdf 200000284

2018-06-18 3911 kB

AQ line - AQ14, AQ14S, AQ14L, AQ18, AQ18TS, AQ20, AQ20S Manual_EN.pdf 200000424

2018-06-18 5428 kB

AQ line - AQ4L, AQ6, AQ6L, AQ6T, AQ8, AQ8S, AQ8T, AQ10, AQ10T Manual_EN.pdf 200000547

2018-06-18 4540 kB

AQ line – AQ2T-BZM, AQ2T-PZM, AQ4T-BZM, AQ4T-MZM Manual_EN.pdf 200000993

2018-06-18 3644 kB

BaseLine® M line Manual EN.pdf

2018-06-18 4866 kB

Cooling insulation AlfaQ line_EN.pdf

2018-06-18 876 kB

Cooling insulation Industrial line_EN.pdf

2018-06-18 876 kB

Evaporators and condensers

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FrontLine ClipLine_Instruction manual_ENGB.pdf

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H4_Product leaflet_EN.pdf

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H8_Product leaflet_EN.pdf

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Heating insulation AlfaQ line_EN.pdf

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Heating insulation Industrial line_EN.pdf

2018-06-18 907 kB

Industrial line - M15, TL10, T15, TL15, T20, T21, TS20, T25, MX25, MA30, WideGap 100, WideGap 200 Manual_EN.pdf 200000418

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Industrial line - M3, M6, M10, T2, T5, T6, T8, T10, TL3, TL6, TS6 Manual_EN.pdf 200000279

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Industrial line - T35, TS35, TL35, T45, T50, TS50, WideGap 350 Manual_EN.pdf 200000421

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Industrial line – T6–BZM, T6–PZM, T10–BZM, T10–MZM Manual_EN.pdf 200000807

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Industrial semi-welded line Manual_EN.pdf 200000419

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Instruction manual AlfaCond (EN).pdf

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Instruction manual AlfaVap (EN).pdf

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Port filter_Instruction manual_ENGB.pdf

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Product leaflet Diabon.pdf

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ProductLeaflet_AlfaCond400_EN.pdf 200000062

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ProductLeaflet_AlfaCond600_EN.pdf 200000063

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ProductLeaflet_AlfaCond800_EN.pdf 200000064

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ProductLeaflet_AlfaVap650_EN.pdf 200000067

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ProductLeaflet_AQ2T_EN.pdf 200001070

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ProductLeaflet_AQ6T_EN.pdf 200001444

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ProductLeaflet_AQ8S_EN.pdf CHE00104

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ProductLeaflet_AQ8T_EN.pdf 200004074

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ProductLeaflet_Base10_EN.pdf 200000027

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ProductLeaflet_Base3_EN.pdf 200000025

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ProductLeaflet_Clip3_EN.pdf 200000024

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ProductLeaflet_M10_EN.pdf CHE00072

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ProductLeaflet_WideGap100_EN.pdf CHE00121

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ProductLeaflet_WideGap350_EN.pdf CHE00124

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T25_Product leaflet_FR.pdf

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Ten top tips to keep your gasketed plate heat exchangers in tip top condition_Service description_EN.pdf

2018-06-18 354 kB

The_Smart_Heat_Exchanger_product brochure_EN.pdf

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Visual Condition Assessment for GPHE_service leaflet_EN.pdf

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