Alfa Laval BaseLine 6

Gasketed plate heat exchanger for hygienic applications

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Alfa Laval BaseLine is a range of gasketed plate-and-frame heat exchangers used in dairy, food, beverage and other hygienic applications requiring thermally efficient performance. A large range of plate and gasket types is available. In addition to normal single plate configuration, this model is also available with Gemini double wall plates. Gemini plates are fully cleanable and accessible and are used as an extra precaution to avoid intermixing of fluids.


  • Biotech and Pharmaceutical
  • Food and Beverages
  • Home and Personal care


  • 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 service network


Every detail is carefully designed to ensure thermal efficiency, optimal performance and easy cleaning. Selection of available features:

  • Corner guided alignment system
  • Chocolate pattern distribution area
  • Clip-on gasket
  • Leak chamber
  • Bearing box
  • Fixed bolt head
  • Key hole bolt opening
  • Lock washer
  • Adjustable feet

Technical data


PlatesTypeFree channel, mm (inches)
M6Single plate 2.0 (0.079)
M6-MSingle plate3.0 (0.12)
M6-MGGemini (hygienic) Double wall3.0 (0.12)


  • Heat transfer plates:  316/316L, 254
  • Ti
  • Field gaskets: NBR, EPDM, FKM
  • Connections: Acid proof stainless steel
  • Frame and pressure plate: Solid stainless steel, cladded stainless steel or surface coated

Operational data

Frame typeMax. design pressure
barg (psig)
Max. design
temperature °C (°F)
PV-code: RM, pvcALS10.0 (145) 160 (320)
PV-code: RM, PED10.0 (145) 160 (320)
Extended pressure and temperature rating may be available on request.


  • DIN, SMS, Tri-CLAMP, BS/RJT and IDF/ISO male parts.

The plate heat exchanger is manufactured according to 3A certification. The gaskets are produced in compliance with the regulations of FDA. Other materials may be available on request. All option combinations may not be configurable.

Dimensional drawing

Measurements mm (inches)

BASELINE 6 Drawing

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