Heat treatment modules

Alfa Laval provides a range of standardized heat treatment equipment to eliminate or reduce the number of live micro-organisms in a product thereby improving microbiological stability and increasing shelf life. The various process design configurations of the heat treatment equipment mean that the pre-engineered plate heat exchanger-based pasteurizing modules can be easily customized to different requirements and plugged into a system for quick operational start up.

Flexitherm heat treatment equipment

Our thermal equipment meets your treatment needs

  • Proven bacteria elimination process to extend shelf life
  • Energy efficient and high-quality plate heat exchangers at heart of process
  • Stable and reliable operation that ensures gentle and consistent product treatment
  • Low hold-up volume in plate heat exchangers ensures minimum product loss
  • Sanitary and compact designs with low maintenance requirements
The self-contained heat treatment equipment is pre-assembled and factory tested before delivery. The thermal equipment is designed for CIP and, in compliance with food industry regulations, all components in contact with process liquids are made of stainless steel with heat resistant seals. The range includes thermal equipment modules for high-viscous products as well as specially designed ones to thermally deactivate spent brewer’s yeast.

Our range for your applications:

Read more about the efficiency, benefits, practicality and technical details of Alfa Laval’s range of heat treatment equipment:


For pasteurization/sterilization of products containing large particlesOhmic

For aseptic heat treatment of a wide range of food productsSteriTherm

Beverage & Brewery 

For pasteurization of beer and other carbonated beverages: Flexitherm or Flexitherm Core

For thermally deactivating spent brewer’s yeast: Thermolyser

For bacteriological treatment of deaerated water: Aldox Core SPD

Services to extend your equipment performance

We support you with all types of services and training required for high performance and maximal ROI throughout the lifespan of your investment. With Alfa Laval as your service partner, you ensure reliable uptime and high efficiency while keeping total cost of ownership to a minimum.


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