Thursday, March 21, 2019




Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Maintaining An Industrial Refridgeration Unit

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Maintaining An Industrial Refridgeration Unit

Share/Bookmark

Now that your company’s goods and products are kept in a cool temperature-controlled environment to prevent your produces from deterioration, it’s important that you continually get the best out of your unit so that it provides the many years of consistent service. Following some of these simple guidelines will not only help towards this but help save money.

everything you ever wanted know Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Maintaining An Industrial Refridgeration Unit

Keep an eye on temperature

Firstly, it’s important to keep an eye on your temperature control, only cool to the temperature you need, every 1°C saved could reduce your energy consumption by two per cent. This in mind, it is essential that you don’t overfill your units. A unit will be most effective if it is not overfilled (there has to be room for the cool air to circulate).

Don’t overfill or obstruct

Products should not block or obstruct the airflow to and from the coolers in cold rooms, as this will increase energy consumption and compromise the temperature. For example, overloading display cabinets can increase their energy consumption by up to twenty per cent.

Keep doors closed

A simple, but easy mistake to make is keeping the doors closed, make sure doors aren’t left open for longer than absolutely necessary. This sounds simple, but means that loading and unloading tasks have to be carefully organised (Also, make sure all doors on a unit have well-fitting seals that are fully intact).

The location

The location of the unit can be a factor, where possible, keep refrigeration units far away from any sources of heat. For example; you need to leave space around the unit’s vents so it can draw in and expel air.

Keep it clean

It’s as important to properly clean your industrial refrigeration unit as it is your own refrigerator at home. Wipe down shelves, racks, tables, and other storage areas on a regular basis, using the appropriate strength cleaners for the job. Be sure to clean before and after placing new food items in the storage areas. This prevents the contamination of new foodstuffs from the potential residue of the old.

Not in use

When the unit is not in use or outside of trading hours, make sure any lights inside the unit are switched off.

Loading products

Furthermore, it is important to make sure your product that is going to be loaded into the cold store hasn’t warmed up by being left in an ambient temperature area.

Here are just a few more features to look at for keeping a safe and well maintained unit

  • Do not switch off the main power supply
  • Ensure that only qualified engineers have access to the control panel
  • Minimise door openings to maintain temperature and avoid ingress of humid air
  • Check your operating instruction as these must be adhered to at all times
  • Ensure that the unit is at the required temperature before loading the product
  • The exact time to achieve the required product temperature will depend on the type of product being chilled and its entry temperature

James writes for AHR portable cold storage. When not writing, he can often be found trying to cram things inside his decidedly un-industrial fridge.

image source



Tags: , , , , , , , , ,


Relevant Articles




8 Of The Most Artful Cosmetic Surgeries Ever Performed

8 Of The Most Artful Cosmetic Surgeries Ever Performed

Share/Bookmark

cosmetic surgery 8 Of The Most Artful Cosmetic Surgeries Ever Performed

Arsenio Matias – Both Hands Reattached

In February 2005, both of factory worker Arsenio Matias’s hands were cut off in a freak industrial accident. Luckily for him, co-workers were quick to rush to his aid, placing his severed hands on ice and stopping further blood-loss by tying a belt around his wrists and helping to keep his arms elevated.

When Matias reached hospital, doctors undertook an 11-hour miracle procedure, managing to reattach both hands in a single operation. Following a year of therapy and strength training, Matias was able to regain basic functionality, and at a glance, you wouldn’t even realise such a horrific accident had even befallen him.

Emily Stinnett – Full Scalp Graft

Whilst playing in her back garden at her home in 2004, Emily Stinnett was tragically mutilated in a vicious attack by the family pit-bull. Emily had her scalp ripped off in the ordeal and was rushed to hospital for treatment. Because of her age, doctors were initially unable to treat her, and advised that Emily’s scalp had to be retrieved in order for her to undergo cosmetic surgery.

A search ensued and the pit-bull’s stomach was even opened up to retrieve the missing scalp. Following reattachment surgery and several successful skin grafts, amazingly, Emily fully recovered and was able to return to school with minimal scarring.

Charla Nash – Full Facial Reconstruction

Charla Nash made international headlines following her horrific attack by a crazed chimp in early 2009. Nash’s resulting facial injuries included a torn off nose, ripped out eyelids and mutilated lips. In a ground-breaking procedure, Nash underwent a full facial transplant in Boston to rebuild her face.

The transformation between before the surgery and after can only be described as a remarkable work of medical art. Although left blinded by the attack, Nash’s facial features were completely rebuilt, restoring a form of normality in the wake of her ordeal.

Israel Sarrio – Left Arm Reattachment

In March 2004, truck driver Israel Sarrio’s left arm was completely torn off in a catastrophic traffic accident. Following a lengthy medical procedure, doctors managed to reattach Sarrio’s left arm, but unfortunately the surgery led to infection above the reattached arm.

In an unheard-of feat of medical marvel, Spanish surgeons saved Sarrio’s arm by attaching it to his groin, which in turn kept the arm healthy by maintaining a steady flow of blood through the abundance of veins and arteries.

The arm remained there for a week, whilst doctors worked tirelessly to stop the spread of infection. Upon removal of infection, the arm was successfully reattached. Amazingly, Sarrio made a complete recovery with minimal scarring, suffering only minor loss of mobility in his fingers.

Hu Junhua – Age-Defying Facial Surgery

It’s something all too common these days: aging women going under the knife to recapture their youth and beat nature. The case of Hu Junhua, however, is a very different story altogether. Following the birth of her son roughly 7 years ago, Junhua began to age at a bizarrely expediential rate.

In just 7 years, the 28 year old Chinese woman resembled a 75 year old elderly person with sagging skin, excessive wrinkling, a poor complexion and drooping eyelids. Unable to explain or cure her excessive aging, doctors instead offered plastic surgery completely free of charge.

Junhua underwent extensive facial surgery, including a face-lift, brow-lift, blepharoplasty (eye surgery) and a neck-lift. Following treatment, Junhua looked almost 50 years younger and was able to look at her former-self again in the mirror. Exactly what medical condition sparked this curious case is still unknown.

Katie Piper – Gaining More Than a new Face

The former-model Katie Piper suffered a well-publicised, brutal attack in 2008, in which sulphuric acid was thrown over her face. Following the attack, Katie underwent surgery in London, where her facial skin was completely removed, rebuilt with a substitute material and then skin grafted on top.

The extensive surgery was pioneered at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, and it is believed to be the first of its kind, successfully completed in a single procedure.

Following a lengthy recovery and follow-up operations, Katie has since fought to raise awareness of burn-victims, taken part in a documentary and most importantly, regained her beauty and confidence.

Her story through cosmetic surgery has doubtlessly made her a role model for countless women across the world.

Lakshmi Tatma – The Marvel of Cosmetic Surgery on Conjoined Twins

Lakshmi Tatma was born in an Indian village in 2005 most unlike any other child- she was the visible twin of a pair of ischiopagus conjoined twins. Previously dependent on her parents for help in everyday tasks due to an extra set of arms and legs, Tatma now looks like a perfectly healthy Indian child.

Her transformation is due to an extensive, superhuman cosmetic procedure, lasting 27 hours and involving more than 30 surgeons working in shifts. Before her operation, Tatma was seen as a spectacle and her parents were even approached by a circus company that offered to buy her for entertainment purposes.

Today, she looks just like any other child. She attends school as normal and even enjoys playing sports with her friends

This post was contributed by Cosmetic Surgery Clinic; offering a complete range of cosmetic surgery procedures and treatments for women and men.

Photo Credit: Alex Proimos (CC BY 2.0)



Tags: , , , , ,


Relevant Articles




Most Crazy Shoes Ever

Most Crazy Shoes Ever

Share/Bookmark

Everybody has its own style. The style of dressing, the style of hair cut and the shoes style. For different occasions people wear different shoes. Mostly it is the year weather and season which decide what to put on. Or if you go to perform some sport or go to fitness club. But where would you wear the following ones?

crazy shoes Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes1 Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes2 Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes3 Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes4 Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes5 Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes6 Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes7 Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes8 Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes9 Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes10 Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes11 Most Crazy Shoes Ever

crazy shoes12 Most Crazy Shoes Ever



Tags: , , ,


Relevant Articles