Producing complex protein-based drugs is an important and fast-growing sector for the biopharmaceutical industry. Manufacturing viral vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, glycoproteins, therapeutics and other drugs requires purpose-built systems for gentle but efficient fermentation, harvesting and purification. Successful production requires hygienic equipment that handles cells gently, eliminates the risk of contamination and maximizes yield.
Alfa Laval AlfaCond is designed for condensing of vapour under vacuum. The range is suited for applications such as bioethanol, sugar and small power plants.
Alfa Laval AlfaNova is the first plate heat exchanger in the world to be made completely of stainless steel – made possible by the unique active diffusion bonding technology patented by Alfa Laval.
Alfa Laval AlfaVap is a tailor made rising film plate evaporator, mainly used in evaporation systems for sugar refineries, sweeteners, bioethanol and caustic. Also suitable as a thermosiphon reboiler.
Our bottom-mounted agitator ALB offers mixing solutions to meet any requirements in food, dairy, beverage, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and cosmetic applications.
Our top mounted agitator ALT offers mixing solutions to meet any requirements in food, dairy, beverage, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and cosmetic applications.
The AL-mem UF system is a cross-flow ultrafiltration system designed for automatically controlled product concentration in continuous mode
Alfa Laval BaseLine is a range of heat exchangers used in dairy, food, beverage and other hygienic applications.
An outstanding separator system for the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. The BTPX range bridges the gap between the laborotary and commercial production.
- Optimal concentrate dryness and minimized clogging risk
- Hygienic design
- High g-force
The Alfa Laval BTUX separation system incorporates a unique combination of design features that ensure optimum separation and concentration efficiency in biotech applications.
Clamp fittings play a key part in ensuring leak-proof connections between the many differerent types of piping and components used in membrane filtration plants
Specially developed for food, beverage and industrial fermentation applications, the Clara range offers gentle product treatment, high separation efficiency and low power consumption.
Alfa Laval Compabloc range is compact and designed for optimum performance and serviceability across a broad spectrum of industrial process applications.
- State-of-the-art hygienic design, ensuring patient safety
- No contact points on the product side. No dead spots or crevices.
- No dead spots or crevices
- Fully drainable
Compabloc Free Flow
Specifically designed for use in the pharmaceutical industry. It offers state-of-the-art hygienic design, high performance, low operating costs and compact size.
Ideal for use in the brewery, food and beverage, and biopharm industries. Conductivity sensors provide accurate and reliable measurement of a process liquid’s ability to carry electrical currents.
Contherm Scraped Surface Heat Exchangers
The Contherm scraped-surface heat exchangers are designed for heating and cooling operations in the continuous and semi-continuous processing of many food, health and beauty aid products.
CPM valves maintain uniform inlet or outlet pressure in hygienic process lines for the dairy, food and beverage industries. These regulating valves provide accurate pressure control, safe and reliable
- Compact and flexible design
- CIP (Cleaning-In-Place)-able
The Culturefuge is a hermetic separation system, specially designed for gentle harvesting of shear-sensitive material in applications involving mammalian cell cultures and precipitated proteins.
Specially designed for industrial fermentation applications, the FEQX separator range is adapted for dealing with the widely varying separation tasks required.
The FESX separators are specially designed for industrial fermentation applications and are available in many different sizes and configurations.
- Optimal concentrate dryness and minimized clogging risk
- Hygienic design
The Alfa Laval FEUX separator incorporates a unique combination is specially designed to ensure optimum separation and concentration efficiency in industrial fermentation applications.
Alfa Laval Foodec range of decanter centrifuges is suited for industries where delicate food and beverage products are processed, and where exceptional hygiene standards are crucial.
Alfa Laval FrontLine is the premium range used in dairy, food, beverage and other hygienic applications requiring gentle product treatment, long operating time or superior cleanability.
Alfa Laval tank covers are high-quality openings that provide quick, easy and convenient entry and egress to tank interiors in the dairy, food and beverage, and biopharm industries.
Alfa Laval sanitary, stainless steel housings are vital items in Alfa Laval spiral membrane filtration systems. They are designed to operate with our complete range of full-fit spiral membranes
Alfa Laval Industrial line is an extremely wide product range that is used in all types of industries. The number of sizes, plate and gasket materials and available options are enormous.
The LabStak® M10 is the smallest and most compact of the Alfa Laval units for cross-flow membrane filtration. The versatile unit is ideal for educational purposes and for research and development work
The Alfa Laval LabStak® M20 is a flexible plate-and-frame test unit for flat sheet membranes. An optional 2.5” housing makes the unit easily convertible for also spiral membrane testing
The Alfa Laval LabStak® M37/38 is a flexible plate-and-frame test unit for UF and MF membrane processes. The support plates and membranes are the same as those used in Alfa Laval’s full-scale modules
LabStak M39 L/H
The LabStak® M39L/H is specially developed for UF and MF of viscous products and fermentation broths. It is designed for optimized flow dynamics, low energy consumption and pressure operation
The Alfa Laval LabUnit M20 is a fully integrated plate-and-frame system in a handy cabinet for quick and reliable test work. An optional 2.5" housing makes it possible to also test spiral membranes
With a membrane area of only 336 cm² the Alfa Laval LabUnit M10 is the smallest and most compact of the Alfa Laval cross-flow membrane filtration units
The Alfa Laval LabUnit M37/38 is ideal for process development, up-scaling, membrane testing, quality assurance and small-scale production.
The Alfa Laval LabUnit M39L/H is a fully integrated plate-and-frame system for UF and MF. It is specially developed for the processing of highly viscous products and fermentation broths
These butterfly valves are hygienic on/off valves for use with low and medium-viscosity liquids in personal care, biotech and pharmaceutical applications.
Designed to meet the specific demands of the biotech, pharmaceutical and personal care industries, the LKC UltraPure non-return valve provide safe, easy installation and high, consistent quality.
Designed to meet the hygienic requirements of the dairy, food and beverage and personal care industries, LKH centrifugal pumps increase process productivity while providing high efficiency.
LKH Prime UltraPure
The LKH Prime UltraPure is an efficient, versatile self-priming pump designed for Cleaning-in-Place duties containing entrained air with the ability to also pump product in pharmaceutical industry.
Designed to meet the specific demands of the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, LKH UltraPure centrifugal pumps deliver maximum uptime and high efficiency plus the benefits of easy cleanability.
Magnetic Mixer UltraPure
Alfa Laval magnetic mixers maximize product yield in biotech, pharmaceutical and other aseptic applications with high hygienic demands.
The MBPX is an easily installed range of separator systems for microbiological applications such as cell cultures, bacteria, rDNA products, and vaccines.
The MBUX nozzle separators are specially designed for recovery of yeast and other microorganisms. Its available in different sizes covering a wide range of process demands.
Alfa Laval spiral membrane systems are a compact, inexpensive solution that is easy to use.
MF flat sheet
The microfiltration (MF) membranes available from Alfa Laval are made of polysulphone polymer or fluoro polymer with pore sizes ranging from 0.1 to 0.8 µm. The membranes are available in two series
The microfiltration spiral membranes from Alfa Laval are used on feed streams to remove small-diameter dispersed solids without affecting the balance of the components dissolved within the stream
The Alfa Laval module M30 is specially designed for reverse osmosis and nanofiltration tasks. Its unique features make this module the ideal choice for water removal and recovery
The Alfa Laval module M37 is specially designed for ultrafiltration and microfiltration of highly viscous products (50-250 cP) and fermentation broths
The Alfa Laval module M38L/H is specially designed for ultrafiltration and microfiltration of low to medium viscous products (1-25 cP) and fermentation broths
The Alfa Laval module M39L/H is our most popular for ultrafiltration and microfiltration of highly viscous products (1-30 cP) and fermentations broths. A competitive choice with unique features
Alfa Laval M line range is used in the same hygienic applications as the BaseLine range, but M line is selected when higher design pressure or when extra-long plate packs are required.
NF flat sheet
For nanofiltration (NF) Alfa Laval offers a thinfilm composite polymeric membrane with a MgSO4 rejection >98%. A unique construction on polyester support material provides optimum cleaning conditions
Alfa Laval offers nanofiltration spiral membranes for high-yield concentration and demineralization of products such as antibiotics, whey and UF permeate as well as for low-alcohol beverage production
The OptiLobe is an optimized rotary lobe pump that is a cost-effective alternative to Alfa Laval SRU and SX rotary lobe pumps.
A compact heat exchanger module developed for point of use cooling in pharmaceutical water systems. Alfa Laval Pharma-X is designed to remain sanitized even when not in use (standby mode).
Alfa Laval Pharma-line is a high-quality shell-and-tube heat exchanger especially developed to meet the high hygienic demands of the pharmaceutical industry.
PilotUnit 4" UF/MF
The Alfa Laval PilotUnit 4" UF/MF is a handy desktop laboratory unit for test work as well as pilot and small-scale production. It holds a 4" spiral membrane for ultrafiltration and microfiltration
PilotUnit combi M39 3.8
The Alfa Laval PilotUnit Combi M39/M3.8 is a versatile test unit that provides a perfect combination of flat sheet and spiral wound membrane configurations for micro- and ultrafiltration.
PilotUnit combi-50 RO/NF
The Alfa Laval PilotUnit Combi-50 RO/NF is a complete pilot-scale membrane system for test work and small-scale production. It consists of a plate-and-frame module M30 and a 3.8” housing
PilotUnit combi-50 UF/MF
The Alfa Laval PilotUnit Combi-50 UF/MF is a complete pilot-scale membrane system for test work and small-scale production. It consists of a plate-and-frame module M37 or M38L/H and a 3.8” housing
PIlotUnit 2.5" RO/NF
The Alfa Laval PilotUnit 2.5” RO/NF is a handy and compact desktop laboratory unit for system test work as well as pilot and small-scale production. It holds a 2.5” spiral membrane for RO and NF
Rotacheck is an intelligent sensor that during the CIP process validates the proper function of the Toftejorg rotary jet head.
RO flat sheet
The range of reverse osmosis (RO) membranes from Alfa Laval includes high pH and temperature resistant types. They are made of thinfilm composite material with NaCl rejections between 90 and >98%
Reverse osmosis spiral membranes from Alfa Laval are used for the concentration of heat sensitive feed streams as well as product and water recovery from permeate streams and evaporator condensate
If any undesirable particles are present in the product flow entering a membrane filtration installation, the efficiency and durability of the entire filtration system will be severely affected.
SaniJet range are designed for hygienic applications, such as food, pharmaceutical, personal care and biotechnology. Available in various sizes and different configurations covering any tank size.
Sani SB are designed and certified according to EHEDG and autohorized to carry the 3A symbol.
With its smooth, low-shear pumping action, the SRU is Alfa Laval’s core rotary lobe pump for the gentle handling of sensitive process fluids within the dairy, food and beverage and biotechnology
SteriTherm™ VLA is an extremely versatile and robust module designed for aseptic heat treatment of a wide range of food products.
The SX is Alfa Laval’s premium rotary lobe pump designed for gentle transportation of process fluids in hygienic and ultra-clean applications in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
The Alfa Laval TestUnit M20 is a fully integrated plate-and-frame system for quick and reliable test work. An optional 2.5” housing makes the system easily convertible for also spiral wound operation
Tri-Clover UltraPure ASME BPE fittings
The Tri-Clover BioPharm product range includes a comprehensive selection of fittings with internal surface finishes with a roughness average (Ra) of < 0.4 - 0.8 μ.
Tri-Clover UltraPure ASME BPE tubes
The Tri-Clover UltraPure product range includes a comprehensive selection of tubes and fittings with internal surface finishes with a roughness average (Ra) of < 0.4 - 0.8 μ, either electropolished.
UF flat sheet
The selection of ultrafiltration (UF) membranes from Alfa Laval covers a broad spectrum of flux properties and MWCO values ranging from 1,000 to 100,000. More series are offered for many applications
The comprehensive range of ultrafiltration spiral membranes from Alfa Laval is a popular choice for many processes applied in the food, beverage, dairy, biotech and pharmaceutical industries
Unique DV-ST UltraPure
The Unique Diaphragm Valve UltraPure meets the requirements of most sterile and ultra-hygienic processes.
Unique sampling valve
Alfa Laval Unique sampling valves make it possible to obtain representative samples of food and beverage, personal care and biopharm products. These reliable single- and double-seat valves contribute
Human and animal therapeutics production
Producing biologic therapeutics such as proteins, peptides and other molecules requires hygienic equipment. Alfa Laval equipment ensures product integrity as well as low costs and maximum efficiency.
Industrial fermentation processes
When producing bio-based products, look to Alfa Laval for hygienic equipment that increases production efficiency, improves product yield and reduces energy and water usage.
Our global service network has dedicated specialists, knowledgeable about your industry. We are here to support you with parts and expertise, wherever and whenever you need them.
The Alfa Laval 360° Service Portfolio covers all your needs throughout the life cycle of your equipment — from start-up, maintenance, support and improvements to monitoring services — for maximum uptime, availability and optimization.
By minimizing your total cost of ownership, we help you stay ahead of the competition.
On the pulse of biotechnology manufacturing
Biopharmaceutical companies face challenges including evolving regulations and demands to constantly innovate and maximize yields. Alfa Laval helps overcome these challenges with state-of-the art biotech process knowledge and equipment that ensures hygienic processing, low cost of ownership and minimal contamination risks. Easily adapted to pilot scale and scale-up to commercial production, our equipment ensures safe, continuous and cost-effective production and contributes to increased production yields.
Why choose Alfa Laval?
- Complete range of process equipment for gentle treatment that easily scales up from pilot units to full-scale production plants
- Hygienic and reliable equipment for cGMP-compliant production backed by engineering experience, application knowledge, customized installation, full validation support and comprehensive documentation
- Fully contained, easy to Clean-in-Place and easy-to-sterilize equipment for hygienic cell culture processes
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