HEXpert - The heat exchanger selector tool

Alfa Laval HEXpert makes it quicker than ever to get the product and application knowledge you need to find your ideal heat exchanger. Just answer a few short questions and get a customized recommendation to meet your unique needs. The tool currently covers products for design pressures up to 100 bar and design temperatures up to 450° C.

About your configuration

  • Position
  • Design
  • Application
  • Purpose

What position does your exchanger have?

Heater/Cooler

Condenser

Vaporizer

Heater/Cooler

Design


Please answer all fields as specific as possible.
Design pressure (g)
Design temperature
Plate/Tube Material
Heat duty

Application


Please answer all fields as specific as possible.
Main task of heat exchanger
Heating media:
Process media:
Process media 2:
What type of fouling do you have?
Cleaning method
Startup frequency

Purpose


Please answer all fields as specific as possible.
Why are you interested in a heat exchanger
Indicate the main drivers
Existing technology
Indicate current installation limitations

Condenser

Design


Please answer all fields as specific as possible.
Design pressure (g)
Design temperature
Plate/Tube material
Heat duty

Application


Please answer all fields as specific as possible.
Installation requirement
Subcooling:
Inerts in vapour:
Condensing deltaP< 0,5 kPa required:
What type of fouling do you have?
Cleaning method
Start-up frequency

Purpose


Please answer all fields as specific as possible.
Why are you interested in a heat exchanger
Indicate the main drivers
Existing technology
Indicate current installation limitations

Vaporizer

Design


Please answer all fields as specific as possible.
Design pressure (g)
Design temperature
Plate/Tube Material
Heat duty

Application


Please answer all fields as specific as possible.
What type of vaporizing duty?
Reboiler set-up
Heating media
Heating media
What type of fouling do you have?
Cleaning method
Start-up frequency

Why are you interested in a heat exchanger


Please answer all fields as specific as possible.
Why are you interested in a heat exchanger
Indicate the main drivers
Existing technology
Indicate current installation limitations

A custom recommendation – in four easy steps!

How does HEXpert work? It’s simple! First, tell us the type of system for your heat exchanger. Next, enter basic parameters for your duty. The third step involves answering a few short questions about your application and heat exchanger position. Lastly, we just need to know a bit more about the purpose of your investment. Then press submit, and instantly receive expert information tailored to your needs.

Petrochemicals

Petrochemical producers demand continuous processes and sustainable performance. Alfa Laval has a broad range of compact heat exchangers that provide cost-effective energy recovery as well as improve heating and cooling, and condensing and reboiling duties. This boosts profitability while reducing costs, floor space and emissions.

Refinery

Maximizing profitability depends upon the ability to improve energy efficiency, lower costs, reduce emissions, use plot space wisely and optimize production yields as per market demands. No matter the nature of the service, we can provide you with well-proven technology to address and overcome your everyday challenges.

Gas

Clean-burning gas is proving its worth as a fuel of the future. That puts gas production in focus today, as capacity and technologies are geared towards tomorrow’s supply. Alfa Laval is at the forefront, providing solutions that make even the boldest developments secure.

Service that keeps you growing

If you already have an Alfa Laval compact plate heat exchanger in your process duties, we offer a full range of services to make sure it continues to deliver the efficient and dependable performance you have come to expect.

Alfa Laval Compabloc is a proven, efficient solution for duties with tough media, pressure or temperature demands. Click to learn about the different ways we work with you throughout your Compabloc’s long operational life.

For the toughest process duties, Alfa Laval SpiralPro and SpiralCond are the ultimate problem solvers. Learn how we keep them that way for years to come, with tailored services for welded spiral heat exchangers

Alfa Laval DuroShell is designed to make cleaning and maintenance easy. With the added support of trained specialists around the world, service for DuroShell is guaranteed to be as dependable as it is simple.