The new AC130 dual-circuited, brazed heat exchanger is designed for air conditioning and refrigeration duties with capacities ranging from 20 to 60 tons. Its Equalancer System™ distributes refrigerant evenly across the plate and through the plate channels, providing maximum heat transfer in a minimum of space, permitting close temperature approaches, and decreasing the need for superheating, says the company. The unit can perform as an evaporator or a condenser in either water chillers or in ground-source heat pumps. Alfa Laval Thermal Inc., Refrigeration Division, 5400 International Trade Drive, Richmond, VA 23231; 804-222-5300; 804-236-1319 (fax); (website). eProduct #186 at

Publication date: 09/04/2000