With over 30,000 units handling tough duties worldwide, Compabloc is the market champion when it comes to heat transfer. Its compact design has been engineered for superior reliability and performance, making it easy to both service and install. Plus, our Compabloc family is 3-5 times more efficient than traditional shell-and-tube solutions and secures safe operation of up to 60 bar. Learn more about our range to find out how we have improved our process sustainability with you in mind.

Alfa Laval Compabloc welded plate heat exchanger

Discover how you can improve sustainability

  • Superior heat transfer and minimal fouling to provide exceptional thermal efficiency and energy savings
  • Asymmetric flows handled easily with flexible flow configurations
  • Crossing temperatures in a single unit maximizes energy recovery, reduces power bills, and boosts your process performance
  • 100% mechanically cleanable with no crevices that can cause corrosion issues
  • Fully confined graphite gasket and laser-welded plates to optimize reliability


Compabloc can handle demanding positions and applications with duties that involve aggressive media, extreme temperatures and high pressures. Find out more about the applications and positions in which you can use the Compabloc heat exchanger.

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How Compabloc heat exchanger works

How does a Compabloc heat exchanger work? Learn about the working principle of the Compabloc heat exchanger, and watch explanatory animations and illustrations.

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See how we have helped numerous plants in demanding applications around the world improve thermal performance, increase production capacity and remove process bottlenecks within space constrains while at the same time lowering installation costs and many other benefits.

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Meet our experts

Welcome to listen to our heat exchanger specialists talk about various topics. For instance, how the Compabloc heat exchanger can help save energy in your plant and what makes the Compabloc so different from other heat exchangers. And did you know that one Compabloc is around five times more thermally efficient than a comparable shell-and-tube heat exchanger?

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Unique features

Alfa Laval C-weld

Superior cleaning and extended performance

End-to-end laser weld of the plates guarantees accessibility and protects against corrosion.

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Alfa Laval SmartClean

Fast and efficient flushing of fouling material

Free-flow channel at plate boundaries secures efficient removal of fouling.

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Alfa Laval Xcore

Advanced design for higher pressures

A high-pressure, cleanable plate pattern that increases mechanical strength to improve thermal performance.

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Qualified support at your facility

True onsite service by skilled engineers, anywhere in the world.

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