Vaccine Fridges / Medical Fridges

Vaccine Fridges, Medical Fridges

ENLAKE sells Australia's biggest range of vaccine fridges and vaccine fridge accessories. As we have so many makes and models of vaccine fridges to choose from we encourage you to contact ENLAKE to discuss which medical fridge will best meet your requirements.

If you're looking for the best price vaccine fridge then ENLAKE is the ideal place to start, we'll assist you to select the vaccine fridge best suited to your needs considering your usage, operating environment and required capacity.

ENLAKE's vaccine refrigerators, otherwise known as Medical Refrigerators or Drug Fridges are all purpose-built. Purpose-built medical fridges are designed for storage of temperature-sensitive vaccines and medications. They always keep the contents between 2°C and 8°C. These medical refrigerators have features such as fans to circulate the air to ensure even temperature, alarms to notify if the temperature goes below 2°C or above 8°C, minimum and maximum temperature recordings, and auto-defrost cycles. More advanced vaccine fridges incorporate additional features such as tighter temperature control, door ajar alarms and remote alert notification.

ENLAKE has every imaginable size of vaccine fridge, with products ranging in size from a small vaccine fridge that will sit on the top of a bench through to single and multi-door vaccine refrigerators. ENLAKE offers a wide selection of medical refrigerators from respected manufacturers that include Avem Quirks, Bromic Refrigeration, Exquisite Medical Australia, ICS Pacific, LIEBHERR, Nuline Refrigeration, Liebherr and Vacc-Safe.

Before purchasing your next vaccine fridge, we encourage you to contact us so that you can tap into our wealth of knowledge and choose the best vaccine fridge for you.

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