About Us

Established in 1947 as a simple two-man radiator shop, today Culpepper Radiator Service is one of the oldest and largest repair facilities of it's kind on the East Coast. Housed in a 10,000 sq. ft. facility in midtown Portsmouth, Va., CRS's skilled technicians and modern high-tech equipment provide fast, reliable service for the radiator and heat exchanger aftermarket. We proudly combine old-fashioned craftsmanship and modern, state-of-the-art procedures to meet our customer's most specialized needs. Our many years of experience in a wide range of industrial, marine and automotive applications allows us to quickly provide our customers with the information they need to make critical equipment decisions... including our ability to repair components that others could only replace

While, the scope and diversity of the the work we do at Culpepper Radiator Services may surprise you, our commitment to quality and service is sure to please you. Contact us and we will show you why we are among the best in the nation. Heat exchangers are our business... our only business.

CRS has complete on-site facilities for:

  • • Custom copper brass radiator design and fabrication including antique restoration.

  • • Diesel engine radiators, oil coolers and after coolers.

  • • Plate type oil coolers.

  • • All types of tube and shell heat exchangers.

  • • Fuel tank cleaning & sealing.

  • • Marine cooling systems.

  • • Automotive heating and air-conditioning systems repair.

  • • Industrial-grade component removal, cleaning, inspection, repair, and/or replacement.

  • • Environmentally responsible wastewater treatment and refrigerant re-capture.

  • • Large, computer controlled inventory and job tracking.

  • • Welding.