At Alfa Laval, we understand the critical role that a separator plays in your operations. From food and beverage processing and pharmaceuticals to marine applications, oil and gas and more, we can support you with both the expertise and separation equipment to match your application needs. For over a century, we have built a reputation of supplying reliable technology with innovations that continuously improve separation performance, safety and sustainability.

Centrifugal separators range

130 years of innovation and expertise

  • Reliable and highly efficient separation performance
  • Extensive experience in virtually all separation applications
  • The market’s broadest portfolio of disc stack separators
  • Expert support from globally accessible trained service technicians
  • Rapid delivery of high-quality spare parts anywhere in the world

Alfa Laval is here to help you solve your separation challenges. As our partner, you have access to today’s most complete and diverse offering of separators – each fully optimized for its specific duty and supplied with all auxiliary systems and key components. With extensive experience and application knowledge, we can also provide training and in-depth support for everything from basic separation tasks to those involving highly complex liquids and solids. Combined with our worldwide service network, you can count on reliable, high-quality and sustainable operation throughout the long lifetime of your equipment. To learn more about the ways we can boost separation performance for your business, select your application area from the list below. If you're looking for a standard Disc Stack Separator or parts/service kits, you can buy now from our new Product Catalog!

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Separators for dairy processing

With deep roots in the dairy industry, Alfa Laval offers a complete portfolio of technologies covering the full scope of dairy separation applications. Contact us to find solutions for everything from milk clarification, skimming (hot and cold) and bactofugation, to anhydrous milk fat production, pre-processing of whey, concentration of fermented milk and more.

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Separators for food and beverage industries

For food and beverage processing industries we supply carefully designed separators to fulfill the specific industry demands. Our machines offer you powerful separation performance and gentle handling to ensure the best possible quality for your products. Our unique innovations for energy efficiency and easier maintenance for your centrifugal equipment mean you can expect the lowest total lifecycle cost.

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Separators for next-generation food

For decades, we have innovated and improved separation methods for fermented food and biotech products. We know how to get the most out of every culture, no matter how delicate. Alfa Laval provides unmatched separation expertise for this transformation: bringing scalability, profitability, and resource efficiency to next-generation food processes like cellular agriculture.

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Separators for biopharmaceutical industry

Cell harvesting is a key step in fermentation-based drug production, and the choice of separation equipment greatly impacts product quality, yield and cost for downstream processing. Alfa Laval has supplied separation systems to the biopharma industry for decades, and we offer technology for all types of biopharma applications. With sterile, fully hermetic disc stack centrifuges for three-phase separation and high solids-handling capacity, we can help you find the perfect equipment for your specific processes

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Separators for chemical and manufacturing industries

Alfa Laval has been providing the manufacturing and chemical industries with class-leading separation technology for decades, ensuring optimal performance while reducing environmental impact. We offer a wide range of separators, and our team will help you to find the solution with the capacity and performance that’s perfect for your specific requirements.

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For a century, Alfa Laval has pushed the boundaries of separation at sea. Today our equipment removes cat fines from 150 million tons of marine fuel oil every year, while simultaneously helping vessels to secure compliance with environmental regulations and achieve unmatched energy savings. Find out why more than 50% of the world’s fleet rely on Alfa Laval separators for handling traditional and new fuels as well as lube and waste oil, bilge water, crankcase gas, and scrubber water.

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Explore our innovations

Would you like to know more about our innovations in separation technology? Click on the link below. Alfa Laval invented the first disc stack separator and has led the way in the development of centrifuge technology for over a century. We are glad to share with you the expertise we have gained along the way. Visit our Separator Innovator knowledge base to learn more about advancements in separation and the steps Alfa Laval is taking to continue revolutionizing the technology.

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Test, validate, and scale up your next separation solution

Whether upgrading your production line or running a proof of concept, Alfa Laval helps you choose the right separator solution with confidence. Simply get in touch to arrange a consultation and trial at one of our test centres, or to rent a unit for onsite testing.

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