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Tel: +27 11 672 4203
Fax: +27 11 472 1282




Frigotherm Profile

We were established 8 March 1973 and are one of the leading manufacturers of Heat Exchangers in South Africa. Over the years we have designed and developed over 30 Heat Exchange products. We operate from our offices and factory, situated in Robertville, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Our products include:

  • Plate Heat Exchangers
  • Air and Water-cooled Oil Coolers from stock and semi-stock
  • Air and Water-cooled After-Coolers for blowers and compressors
  • Custom built Stainless Steel Shell and Tube type Heat Exchangers
  • Heat Exchangers for the marine and mining environment
  • Electric Air Heaters
  • Refrigerated Air Driers
  • Refrigerated Oil Coolers
  • Condensers
  • Evaporators
  • Repairs

Material of Shell & Tubes:

  • Copper, copper nickel, stainless steel,
  • Titanium and carbon steel depending on application

Material of Fins:

  • Carbon Steel
  • Aluminium


  • Proprietary built computer software packages for thermal and mechanical design. CAD aided drawing facilities
  • Thermal testing rig for oil and water coolers

Frigotherm manufactures to codes ASME and TEMA. Thermal design is in accordance to VDI Germany. Third party inspection available for all pressure vessels. Pressure test, quality certification and detailed operating manuals are available on request.

History, Mission Statement

Frigotherm Engineering (Pty) Ltd was founded in 1973 by a small group of thermal engineers. With a simple philosophy in mind – we satisfy customers’ requirements by providing suitable products through expert knowledge and advice. Our core competencies include technical advice, thermal design and calculation by a team of qualified engineers. Frigotherm utilises computerised drafting, NC machinery and production management technology.

Over the years we have developed into a well-established national company, having designed and established approximately 30 heat exchange products. Frigotherm is dedicated to manufacturing high quality products and a vast number of successful installations confirms customers’ confidence in our product range. Our commitment towards our clients does not end on delivery, but strives to be the beginning of a continuing professional relationship.

Frigotherm represents Funke Heat Exchangers Germany in South Africa, which permits us to supply any type of plate heat exchangers. Computerized selection, design and costing software enable us to respond very quickly to clients’ enquiries.

We keep a large assortment of plates in stock and can deliver nation-wide within short periods. Other standard product types such as shell and tubes and air blast oil coolers are held in semi stock and are assembled to individual requirements and despatched within 3-4 working days.