APV® Plate Heat Exchanger FastFrame™

Product Type(s) : Plate Heat Exchangers
Description :

The APV® Plate Heat Exchanger FastFrame™ is a game changer that saves time and money. It starts with an innovative design featuring a powered wrench to open and close the heat exchanger, saving precious time removing tie bars. In fact, FastFrame’s advanced design eliminates the need for tie bars, providing enhanced convenience and flexibility.

Experience faster servicing and improved productivity with the APV® Plate Heat Exchanger FastFrame™.

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Plate Heat Exchanger Services



  • Simplified tie bar seals 
  • Designed for ease of use with a powered wrench 
  • 3A/EHEDG certified foot Design & Stamp Holder 
  • Multi-section capable (multiple heat exchange duties per frame) 
  • ASME-certified 
  • Redesigned top bar for more efficient washdown 



Opening and Closing in Under Two Minutes 

  • Frame with manual drive system means food manufacturers no longer need to use tie-bar frames in their facility, resulting in a higher sanitary standard, improved speed, convenience, and flexibility.   
  • Reduces downtime for maintenance, cleaning, inspection, and maintenance, allowing the heat exchanger to resume operations faster. 


Consistent Tightening Across the Plate Pack With a Powered Wrench 

  • Closing the unit to the proper pitch with a powered wrench means speed and efficiency for an otherwise time-consuming process. 
  • Minimizing uneven tightening of the plate pack eliminates warping or deformation of the plates or excessive gasket compression, which can lead to leaks and reduced effectiveness. 


Improved Safety From Improved Leg/Foot Design 

  • 3A/EHEDG certified foot design  


Celebrating 100 Years of APV Plate Heat Exchangers  

Whether the goal is lower operating costs or a reduced carbon footprint, our solutions makers continue to engineer PHE solutions that provide tangible and measurable value to our customers. 

Key Applications
  • Dairy 
    • Milk 
    • Ice Cream 
    • Yogurt 
    • Butter 
    • Cheese 


  • Food and Beverage 
    • Sports Beverages 
    • Dressings & Sauces 
    • Fruit & Vegetable Juices 
    • Egg Products 
    • Brewery Applications 
    • Infant Formula 
    • Emulsions 
    • Supplements 
    • Fat Substitutes 


  • Healthcare & Cosmetics  
    • Ointments 
    • Hair Products 
    • Skin Creams 


  • All Stainless Frame Construction
  • Vega V017 and SR2 Stainless and Titanium plates available
  • Nitrile, EPDM and FKM gasket materials
  • Up to 590 ft2 (54.8 m2) heat transfer area
  • Pressures up to 150 psi (10.35 bar)
  • Temperatures up to 302°F (150°C)
  • 2.5” (63.5mm) Ports (Tri-Clamp available standard more on request)
  • 8 connections provided (4 head & 4 follower)