Spiral heat exchanger
Alfa Laval

Unique shape has unique properties

A spiral heat exchanger is precisely what it says – a circular heat exchanger with two concentric spiral channels, one for each fluid. The curved channels provide optimum heat transfer and flow conditions for a wide variety of fluids, while keeping the overall size of the unit to a minimum.

Features and benefits of a spiral heat exchanger

-Fully engineered to meet the needs of every customer
-Self-cleaning effect reduces operating cost
-Low maintenance cost due to easy access
-High heat transfer efficiency, higher than in shell & tubes
-Unique ability to handle two highly fouling fluids
-Every unit is fully drainable
-Condensers have virtually no vapour side pressure drop
-Column mounting of condensers reduces installation costs
-Design experience from more than 40 years of manufacturing


Other Alfa Laval products

All welded heat exchangers

Air heat exchangers

Gasketed plat heat exchangers

Brazed heat exchangers


Scarped surface heat exchangers

Electrical heat exchangers

Shell and tube heat exchangers


Spiral heat exchangers

Decanter centrifuges

Membrane filtration

Filters and strainers



Tank equipment


Tap water system


Tube and fittings

Tank cleaning equipment