Aguilar y Salas, S.A will manufacture a new model of high tech heat exchanger

heat exchangerThe equipment for a paper industry manufacturer will be built with Titanium and Superduplex. The new Aguilar y Salas’s heat exchanger is one of the biggest of the world in the Pulp & Paper sector.


Barcelona, March 17, 2015 – Aguilar y Salas S.A, leader in design and construction of static process equipment for the chemical, Oil & Gas, fertilizers and paper industries, announces that will build a new model of heat exchanger in highest quality components and resistance for a paper sector manufacturer.


The new heat exchanger will be made of Titanium Grade 2, material with a high corrosion strength and Superduplex S32750 alloys, bringing together the most desirable features of ferritic and austenitic steels. The equipment also offers low coefficients of thermal expansion and a high thermal conductivity, allowing a great resistance to the high temperatures and pressures that will be submitted during the processes of papermaking. The heat exchanger will control the heating of the components and will participate in several phases during the components cooling which the paper pulp is produced. For this reason, this heat exchanger will have a height of 16 meters and a diameter of 3.8 meters, offering a total area of about 6500 m2. Its curb weight will range 65 tons.


“The heat exchangers manufactured by Aguilar y Salas, S.A. are made with steel and special alloys, ideal to resist high pressure, corrosion and the high temperatures that are submitted after leaving the factory. Since our foundation we always have adapted the features of our products to specific customer needs, with constant innovation and ensuring the highest quality in every case,” says Manuel Salas, CEO of Aguilar y Salas, S.A.


Aguilar y Salas, S.A. starts the development of components made out special alloys in 1975, specializing in the manufacturing of components in nickel, titanium and special alloys for certain industrial sectors, always offering quality products with maximum security and the latest technology and innovation.


Recently, Aguilar y Salas S.A. announced the acquisition of the OHSAS 18001 international certificate created with the main objective of reducing the workplace accidents, controlling the risks of the employees, analyzing the danger in every workplace and avoiding the principal causes of accidents and illness at work. This involves the consolidation of its great national and international reputation, given the commitment of the company with the constant maintenance optimization, implementation and improvement of safety and health policies for their employees and for all partners and stakeholders involved in the manufacture of its high-tech equipment.


About Aguilar y Salas S.A

Aguilar y Salas S.A. is a leading company in the design and construction of equipment for the chemical industry, Oil & Gas and fertilizers. Since 1947, the company has developed its activity in Spain, being their export capacity the key of its success. More than 90 percent of their annual billing are sold worldwide. Recently the company has opened a new production unit in Recife (Brazil) with an investment of more than 22 million euros. The company also has a production unit in Casablanca (Morocco)


Nowadays, Aguilar y Salas S.A employs more than 200 people and has a turnover of more than 40 million euros.


Media contact:

BlaNZ Marketing y Comunicación, S.L.
Rafaela Almeida – Marketing & PR Manager Rambla de Catalunya 120 4º 4ª
08008 – Barcelona – (España)
T. +34 93 528 57 89  | Fax: +34 93 528 76 13

Aguilar y Salas, S.A
Eulàlia Salas – Business Development
Pol. Industrial Pla de Llerona
C/Irlanda, s/n/
08520 – Les Franqueses del Valles, Barcelona (España) Tel. +34 93 861 70 70 | Fax. +34 93 840 04 90