The Alfa Laval Micro is a compact exhaust gas heat exchanger specially designed for recovering waste heat from small gas turbines, as well as small engines and clean process fluids.

• Economical Use of Waste Heat.

• Smaller footprint and weight.

• Cleaning possible during engine, turbine, or process operation.

• Output can be adjusted as needed.

• Extend time between major cleaning, e.g., through dry running mode.

In any operation, there is almost always room to continue reducing energy consumption and related costs. The secret lies in recovering lost energy as heat from exhaust gasses. As a pioneer in waste heat recovery, Alfa Laval has the technology and expertise to help you further increase your energy efficiency.

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Residual heat, also known as thermal residual heat, refers to the thermal energy left unused in various industrial processes or energy generation systems. This type of heat is produced as a by product in activities involving the production, transformation, or transport of energy, as well as in industrial processes that generate heat as part of their operation. Essentially, residual heat represents a form of energy that, instead of being released into the environment, can be captured and reused for other purposes. This thermal resource is found in exhaust gasses, hot liquids, or hot surfaces resulting from the operation of machinery, engines, furnaces, or other equipment. The capture and use of residual heat offer significant benefits in terms of energy efficiency and sustainability by integrating residual heat recovery systems. Companies can maximize the performance of their processes, reduce dependence on external energy sources, and simultaneously decrease their environmental footprint. The application of advanced technologies, such as heat exchangers and cogeneration systems, allows harnessing residual heat to generate electricity, provide additional heating, or even drive cooling systems. This reuse of residual heat not only optimizes the efficiency of industrial processes but also contributes to resource conservation and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

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Industries have the opportunity to increase energy efficiency by harnessing residual heat, a valuable resource that is often underestimated. Industrial processes generate large amounts of heat as a byproduct.

This heat, if not used, dissipates into the environment. However, through residual heat recovery, industries can transform this form of residual heat into an additional energy source.

To harness residual heat, industries can implement advanced residual heat recovery systems that capture and reuse the heat generated during production processes.

These systems use technologies such as heat exchangers to efficiently transfer residual heat to other fluids or systems, allowing its use in various applications.

Residual heat recovery benefits industries in multiple ways, increasing energy efficiency by utilizing a resource that would otherwise be wasted.

Additionally, it reduces dependence on external energy sources, lowering associated costs. By integrating residual heat recovery systems into industrial processes, companies can achieve significant savings and improve their competitiveness in terms of operational efficiency.

Energy consumers in the industrial sector, considering the implementation of residual heat recovery systems, are taking significant steps toward sustainability.

This practice not only contributes to energy efficiency but also helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions and minimizes the environmental impact of industrial operations.


The incorporation of residual heat into industrial processes is a key strategy to mitigate environmental impact and promote sustainability. By harnessing unused heat, greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, and dependence on fossil fuels is decreased.This approach significantly contributes to climate change mitigation by optimizing energy efficiency in industrial operations. By integrating residual heat recovery systems, a dual advantage is achieved:• Improving operational efficiency• Reducing costs by utilizing a previously wasted energy sourceThis advanced practice not only drives more conscientious resource management but also encourages the adoption of sustainable industrial practices.By adopting solutions that harness residual heat, industries actively contribute to building a more ecological and sustainable industrial environment while promoting a cleaner and more efficient energy future.If you wish to residual heat, you are in the right place, contact us here.

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