Scraped surface heat exchangers

For continuous processing of viscous and other challenging products, the Contherm® range of scraped-surface heat exchangers means more for your production. More thermal efficiency. More yield. More quality. And ultimately, more profitability. When it comes to your business, who doesn’t want more?

Scraped surface heat exchanger

  • More options: As the only range with both single and double-wall scraped-surface heat exchangers, there’s a Contherm® for nearly any application.
  • More quality: Contherm® scraped-surface heat exchangers are engineered to prevent fouling while preserving key flavour and nutritive components.
  • More savings: With innovations for improved energy efficiency and minimal maintenance, Contherm® can ensure the lowest possible cost of ownership.
  • More reliability: Every Contherm® is built with proven components, and backed by a global network with over 80 years’ experience in heat transfer.

Contherm® scraped surface heat exchangers are a robust solution for a range of industries and applications: from food, chemicals and pharmaceuticals to health and beauty. Based on Alfa Laval’s decades of expertise in thermal exchange, each unit is specially engineered to handle viscous, heat sensitive, crystallizing or sticky products, as well as those with sensitive particulate matter. Alfa Laval’s rotating scraping technology continuously removes fouling material during processing. Gentle handling preserves the quality of shear-sensitive products while simultaneously providing high efficiency with a larger flow area and reduced pressure drop.

What is a scraped surface heat exchanger?

How is a scraped surface heat exchanger different from other static heat exchangers and how does it work? Learn more in this video. 

Why choose Contherm®?

With 50 years of application experience, Alfa Laval is now the only supplier which offers the full range of scraped surface heat exchangers. Discover the advantages of working with Alfa Laval Contherm® in your production line.

Single wall or double wall scraped surface heat exchanger: Which Contherm should I choose?

Depending on your application needs, you may require a single wall or double wall solution, or a combination of different Contherm products. Here are the questions to ask, to help you make the right choice. 

Proven to give you more

Cedar's Mediterranean Foods is a leading manufacturer of hummus, with products in stores across the United States. Thanks to Contherm®, they can ensure a quality, all-natural product capable of surviving a long shelf-life without preservatives.