Alfa Laval IndustrialLine M3 Gasketed Plate-and-Frame Heat Exchanger

Alfa Laval Industrial line is a wide product range that is used in virtually all types of industry. Suitable for a wide range applications, this model is available with a large selection of plate and gasket types. In addition to normal single plate configuration, this model is also available with double wall plates. Double wall plates are used as an extra precaution to avoid intermixing of fluids.

ALFA LAVAL, IndustrialLine HEAT EXCHANGER, M3Applications

  • Biotech and Pharmaceutical
  • Chemicals
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Food and Beverages
  • Home and Personal care
  • HVAC and Refrigeration
  • Machinery and Manufacturing
  • Marine and Transportation
  • Mining, Minerals and Pigments
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Semiconductor and Electronics
  • Steel
  • Water and Waste treatment


  • High energy efficiency – low operating cost
  • Flexible configuration – heat transfer area can be modified
  • Easy to install – compact design
  • High serviceability – easy to open for inspection and cleaning and easy to clean by CIP
  • Access to Alfa Laval’s global service network


Every detail is carefully designed to ensure optimal performance, maximum uptime and easy maintenance. Selection of available features:

  • Glued gasket
  • Clip-on gasket
  • Leak chamber
  • Fixed bolt head
  • Key hole bolt opening
  • Lifting lug
  • Lining
  • Lock washer
  • Tightening bolt cover

Technical data

Name: M3
Type: Single Plate
Free channel, mm (inches): 2.4 (0.095)

Name: M3-D
Type: Double wall plate
Free channel, mm (inches): 2.4 (0.095)

Name: M3-G
Type: Gemini (hygienic), Double wall
Free channel, mm (inches): 2.4 (0.095)

Name: M3-X
Type: Single plate, Diagonal flow
Free channel, mm (inches): 2.4 (0.095)

Heat transfer plates:  316/316L
Ti, TiPd

Field gaskets: NBR, EPDM, FKM
Flange Connections: Carbon steel
Pipe Connections: Stainless steel, titanium
Frame and pressure plate: Carbon steel, epoxy painted

Other materials may be available on request. All option combinations may not be configurable.

Operational data

Frame, PV-code: FG, ASME
Max. design pressure (barg/psig): 10.3/150
Max. design temperature (°C/°F): 177/350

Frame, PV-code: FM, PED
Max. design pressure (barg/psig): 16.0/232
Max. design temperature (°C/°F): 180/356

Extended pressure and temperature rating may be available on request.

Pipe Connections
Threaded port:  ISO 228 – G 1 1/4
Internal parallel threaded:  ISO 228 – G 1
External parallel threaded:  ISO 228 – G 1 1/4 B
External tapered threaded:  ISO 7 – R 1 1/4
1 1/4 – 11.5 NPT

Other connection types may be available on request.

Dimensional drawing
Measurements mm (inches)

ALFA LAVAL, IndustrialLine HEAT EXCHANGER, M3 drawing

The number of tightening bolts may vary depending on
pressure rating

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