The compact Alfa Laval ThinkTop V50 and V70 are the second-generation of the leading sensing and control units for hygienic valves. It ensures unmatched control of all Alfa Laval valves used in the dairy, food, beverage, brewery and pharmaceutical industries.
Intuitive, intelligent hygienic valve control
- Fast, intuitive setup takes place in seconds
- Smart control with 24/7 self-diagnostics
- 360° LED visual status indication, visible from any direction
- Built-to-last waterproof design withstands vibration and thermal expansion
- Fastest ever burst seat cleaning reduces water consumption by up to 90%
Maintain your peace of mind and control your hygienic valves effortlessly with the Alfa Laval ThinkTop V50 and V70 valve control units. Enjoy minimalist aesthetic housing made of composite material with a single sensor target control board to handle all valve functions and communication. No adapters, special tools or cover screws required. Non-crossing, colour-coded air hoses ensure straightforward connections.
Alfa Laval ThinkTop®. Rethought.
Intuitive & Fast
Smart & Adaptable
Durable & Reliable
Easy-to-access digital service and support
Access the service instruction manual and videos online or get the direct support you need using a convenient QR code located on the Alfa Laval ThinkTop housing.
Two models fit all Alfa Laval hygienic valves
Select the right Alfa Laval ThinkTop valve control unit for your hygienic process needs based on the number of solenoid valves required. The ThinkTop V50 series fits on top of the Alfa Laval DV-ST, butterfly and single seat valves while the ThinkTop V70 series fits on top of all of these valves plus the Alfa Laval double seat valves and special valves.
How it works
The Alfa Laval ThinkTop V50 and V70 valve control units offer a single-sensor solution for butterfly, single-seat and mixproof valves; a single control unit can be fitted with up to three solenoid valves. ThinkTop converts the electrical PLC output signals into mechanical energy to energize or de-energize the air-operated valve, using the physical sensor target mounted on the valve stem.
Installation with auto setup is intuitive and fast. To initiate auto setup, simply press the “Select” button and then the “Enter” button to begin the setup sequence. The process is completed in accordance with the number of solenoid valves fitted to the control unit. Alternatively, the ThinkTop can be set up without dismantling the control head using the built-in “Live setup” feature for remote configuration.
Burst seat cleaning: Faster, more effective cleaning
Take advantage of the highly effective burst of CIP liquid during the opening moment of seat lift and seat push. These optimized valve activations drastically reduce water consumption during Cleaning-in-Place and save up to 90% in cleaning agent costs.
Discover a new generation of ThinkTop®
Want to learn how the evolutionary Alfa Laval ThinkTop V50 and V70 can improve production on your hygienic process lines? Faster and more intuitive. Smart and adaptable. Durable and reliable. More compact yet with a highly functional design. The Alfa Laval ThinkTop. Rethought.
You might also be interested in…
Unique Mixproof Valve
Unique mixproof valves enable the simultaneous flow of two different products or fluids through the same valve without risk of cross-contamination.
Alfa Laval Unique Single Seat Valves (SSVs) are robust, reliable and versatile pneumatic single seat valves designed for uninterrupted production in a broad range of hygiene-critical applications.
LKB Butterfly Valve
Butterfly valves are relatively straightforward on/off routing valves with a substantial opening area and low flow resistance. Where hygiene standards are important, these are ideal for use with low and medium-viscosity liquids.
Alfa Laval's hygienic equipment combines high performance with gentle handling to preserve sensitive ingredients. Keeping up with the food industry trends and addressing four key challenges; supplying food products to consumers at a competitive price, getting the most from raw materials, reducing waste and emissions, and delivering safe and hygienic food products.
Latest 'Close at hand' online version. New features in the English include: Anytime integration, switching between product and spare parts catalogues, copy-pasting item numbers, help and feedback features, and pdf download option for offline use.
Ten top tips - Valves
To keep you updated on important sustainability issues and opportunities in your industry and processes.