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Omega Falling Film Chillers

The Omega Falling Film Chiller is a water cooler based on Pillow Plate technology. With the ice water at temperature (<0.5 °C) from a Falling Film Chiller you can cool large amounts of product in a short time. This (recirculating) water cooler, which cools the water at a constant temperature, is a suitable solution for the continuous cooling of your products.
Because every cooling requirement is different, our Falling Film Chillers are always custom-made. Together with our engineers, we calculate the best solution for you.


What is a Falling Film Chiller?

A Omega Falling Film Chiller are suitable for cooling water to a certain desired temperature. Ice water is used to cool large quantities of your product in a short amount of time, for example to blanch vegetables or to mix with concrete in prevention to dry quickly. Due to the open system it is also suitable for cooling contaminated liquids.
It’s also possible to recirculate the water and let Omega Pillow Plates cool the water down again to the right temperature. With this recirculating Falling Film Chiller your products are continuously cooled to an even temperature.


How does a Falling Film Chiller work?

In the upper container of the appliance, the water will be divided into small holes to the double embossed Pillow Plates, hanging underneath. A thin layer of water falls over the plate and is cooled to the desired temperature. The water can be cooled to 0,5 °C with a Falling Film Chiller.

This cooled water is pumped into a container and distributed to the user(s), such as a plate heat exchanger or process tank.
The used water is collected in a reservoir and pumped back to the top of the Falling Film Chiller. The water is cooled again in the same way.



  • Efficient cooling to very low temperatures (<0,5 °C) without the risk of freezing 
  • Suitable for cooling down to 0,5°C without risk of damage due to ice
  • Constant temperature of the chilled water
  • Custom-made to your needs
  • Easy to maintain open construction. Occasional cleaning with high pressure
  • Full construction of stainless steel
  • Can cool slightly polluted water (particles smaller than 8 mm)
  • Capacities up to 2500 kW per unit

If you want to know more about the design, request additional information.





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All our Falling Film Chillers are custom-made. Together with an engineer, we discuss your needs to cool and the right capacity. Our opportunities:


Depending on your expectations, our coolers can be produced with a capacity of 10 to 2,500 kWatt per unit.
The water can be cooled over a wide temperature range: ΔT 30 °C is possible with recirculation.


Cooling medium

Almost all cooling media can be used with this Falling Film Chiller, such as R717, CO2, Propylene glycol, Ethylene glycol, R22, R134A and R404A.
If you want to use other cooling media, please email our engineers.



The Falling Film Chiller is made of stainless steel, such as 304, 316, SMO-254 and Duplex 2205. If you want a cooler made of a different material, please email our engineers.


In many production processes where the cooling of large quantities of product is required, the Omega Falling Film Chiller is a solution.

Examples of where our coolers are used are:

  • Cooling mussels/shrimps
  • Blanching vegetables
  • Cooling water for spin chillers (for example in the poultry industry)
  • Cooling water for milk cooling and cheese production
  • Fresh products
  • Bakery production
  • Meat processing industry
  • Fish processing industry

Do you want to know more about the design or have a heat calculation made? Contact one of our engineers. Or download the Falling Film Chillers PDF.