Scraped surface heat exchanger-Ftherm®

2022-09-01 10:25:13 Ftherm Machinery

For continuous processing of viscous and other challenging products, the Ftherm® range of scraped-surface heat exchangers means more for your production. More thermal efficiency. More yield. More quality. And ultimately, more profitability. When it comes to your business, who doesn’t want more?

More options: As the only range with both single and double-wall scraped-surface solutions, there’s a Ftherm® for nearly any application.

More quality: Ftherm® scraped-surface heat exchangers are engineered to prevent fouling while preserving key flavour and nutritive components.

More savings: With innovations for improved energy efficiency and minimal maintenance, Ftherm® can ensure the lowest possible cost of ownership.

More reliability: Every Ftherm® is built with proven components, and backed by a global network with over 80 years’ experience in heat transfer.

Ftherm® heat exchangers are a robust solution for a range of industries and applications: from food, chemicals and pharmaceuticals to health and beauty. Based on Ftherm machinery’s decades of expertise in thermal exchange, each unit is specially engineered to handle viscous, heat sensitive, crystallizing or sticky products, as well as those with sensitive particulate matter. Ftherm machinery’s patented rotating scraping technology continuously removes fouling material during processing. Gentle handling preserves the quality of shear-sensitive products while simultaneously providing high efficiency with a larger flow area and reduced pressure drop.


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Agriculture processing

Sugar and Starch & Sweetener production facilities are present almost everywhere. They are often highly streamlined and efficient.

Beverage processing

Keen to reduce energy and water use as well as boosting hygiene levels and product quality? Ftherm machinery beverage equipment and processing solutions can help you.


For gentle but efficient production of proteins from mammalian cell cultures, Ftherm machinery has a broad range of hygienic, purpose-built equipment that maximize yields and safeguard product quality.

Dairy processing

Ftherm machinery knows dairy applications, as well as the trends and developments affecting the industry. We have the offering to support and secure hygiene and optimize production.

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Discover more with the complete Ftherm® range

Ftherm® heat exchangers have long been an established solution for viscous, sticky, crystallizing and particulate products.  

Ftherm machinery is the only supplier that can offer both single and double-wall scraped-surface heat transfer solutions, as well as models specially designed to handle extreme product pressures. We also work closely with every customer to fully understand process needs and challenges, and can offer unique testing to make sure the suggested solution is right. That’s how we ensure Ftherm® heat exchangers are always fully tailored to fit the intended application.

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What is a surface scraped heat exchanger?

How is a surface scraped heat exchanger different from other static heat exchangers and how does it work? Learn more in this video. 

Why choose Ftherm®?

With 20 years of application experience, Ftherm machinery is now the supplier which offers the full range of surface scraped heat exchangers. Discover the advantages of working with Ftherm machinery Ftherm® in your production line.

Single wall or double wall: Which Ftherm should I choose?

Depending on your application needs, you may require a single wall or double wall solution, or a combination of different Ftherm products. Here are the questions to ask, to help you make the right choice. 

Even more with Ftherm® T Max

Discover how you can increase your capacity with the new Ftherm® Max and why this double-wall solution makes our family of products truly unique.

Proven to give you more

Cedar's Mediterranean Foods is a leading manufacturer of hummus, with products in stores across the United States. Thanks to Ftherm®, they can ensure a quality, all-natural product capable of surviving a long shelf-life without preservatives.


More possibilities in more applications

The Ftherm® range can provide high efficiency and capacity in duties with challenging process requirements that can result in loss of quality or fouling in traditional heat exchangers. This includes applications involving viscous, crystallizing, sticky or heat-sensitive products, as well as those with particulate matter.

As a result, Ftherm® can offer endless opportunities for continuous and semi-continuous processing of products across many industries.

Personal care

Personal care

Consumers have exacting demands when it comes to their choice of health and beauty products. Ftherm® units can help your business reliably deliver quality in products such as:

Body lotions

Shampoos and conditioners

Make-up products like mascara




Scraped-surface heat exchangers offer benefits in food applications where preserving valuable colour, flavour and nutritive components is essential. Example duties include:




Fruit and vegetable purees


Yogurt fruit


Cream cheese




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