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Laboratory Fridges, Freezers & Efficiency

Factors that influence the efficiency of laboratory fridges and laboratory freezers include: The type of door The refrigerant type The amount of insulation The capacity The operating temperature   Going into further detail about each of these: Door Type The type of door that a laboratory fridge or freezer has significantly affects efficiency. Solid fridge doors are constructed like a sandwich with an outer steel or stainless steel skin, a thick layer of insulation material and an interior skin constructed of steel, stainless steel or plastic. Solid doors have...

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Flammables and Lab Refrigeration

If you are considering purchasing a fridge or freezer for your laboratory, you need to be aware of the dangers of storing flammables in an ordinary refrigerator. Flammable liquids are combustible liquids that can readily catch on fire. It isn't the liquid that ignites but the vapour that has evaporated from the liquid. For the vapour to ignite, it must be between the liquid's lower explosive limit (LEL) and the upper explosive limit (UEL). Volatility is the measure of the tendency...

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Laboratory Freezer Information

Laboratory freezers come in many types and styles which can make choosing the correct freezer for your laboratory a difficult task. Before you contact ENLAKE it's a good idea to know the answer to the following questions: 1. What temperature does the product need to be stored at? Most Laboratory freezers operate at minus 20 degrees Celsius. ENLAKE also has under counter freezers that will operate as cold as minus 26 and upright freezer that will run as cold as minus...

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