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    CLIENT

    Greenvale Potato’s

    INDUSTRY

    Chilled Production and Logistics

    SOLUTIONS

    Temporary Cold Storage System

    TOTAL KW

    200kw Cooling 200kw Low temperature AHU’s

     

    The Challenge;

    A cold store rental solution for potato storage…

    Greenvale Potato’s required additional cold storage space for the Christmas peak. The unusually high December ambient temperatures was a major concern for storage of their packaged potatoes. Additional chilled space at 3 Degrees was required.

    The Solution;

    Advanced Climate Rentals supplied a temporary 200kw refrigeration system on a 8 week contract.

    4x 50kw low temperature AHU’s with electric defrost and control panels.

    A Trane ECGAN 212, 400kw hire chiller

    A 250kva generator with 1000lt bunded fuel tank.

    The system proposed was relatively simple. A pressurised Glycol cooling loop was used run in 10 Bar rubber suction and discharge hose. An expansion vessel was fitted to buffer and maintain the system pressure. This was manually filled and pressurised with a multi-stage pump with a 35% Polypropylene Glycol mix.

    These rental chillers have an integral pump fitted so control was relatively simple utilising an enable signal provided by the master defrost controller for start and stop. The master and slaves can be configured to defrost at the same time- ideal for a single loop chilled water system.

    This cold storage system was fitted in under 6 hours and provided seamless operation for 4 weeks maintaining the freshness of the clients potato’s.

     

    Low temperature AHU's can be installed into all sorts of structures to cool food products

    The completed coldstore in use. The potato’s were stored at 4 degrees to maintain quality. ACR LT50 AHU’s can be seen in the background. These units use a glycol/ water mixture fed from the outdoor water chillers.

    Summary;

    This foresighted customer- for a relatively small investment was able to quickly install a reliable effective chilled storage system that protected its business at this critical time of year. A nice customer and nice job that we were very pleased to be involved with.

    Advanced Climate Rentals can quickly install large and small temporary chilled storage systems- cold storage hire that protects and adds major value to your business.

    Climate Rentals can supply complete cold storage solutions including temporary buildings.

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