The Food Plant > Refrigeration & cooling

Agru Coolsafe piping and fitting system

01 May, 2017

Coolsafe is a pre-insulated double containment piping and fitting system specially designed to optimise the entire secondary cooling cycle by reducing energy and installation costs.


Plate freezers — one of the 'hidden secrets' driving Australian beef's international success

15 March, 2017 by Jon Condon*

What's driven the massive investment by Australian red meat processors in large-scale plate freezing technology over the past few years? Jon Condon* took a look at a piece of somewhat obscure and perhaps little-appreciated processing technology which in no small way is helping consolidate Australia's reputation as the world's best beef exporter, based on quality, consistency and product performance.


New president for the ARA

01 March, 2017

The Australian Refrigeration Association (ARA) has a new president — Ian Tuena.


Keeping it cold

07 February, 2017

A new automated, robotic, temperature-controlled storage facility is gaining clients in the Southern Hemisphere.


Acquisitions expand Digi's cold chain reach

01 February, 2017

Recent acquisitions by Digi International have strengthened its position as a cold chain provider in the foodservice industry.


Maersk Container Industry Star Cool Integrated reefers

15 December, 2016

Maersk Container Industry's Star Cool Integrated reefers are equipped with the latest technology to protect perishable cargo during long-distance transportation and keep energy consumption at a minimum.


Coldline Living LIFE multifunction domestic blast chiller

23 November, 2016

Coldline Living has launched the LIFE multifunction domestic blast chiller.


How to reduce dehydration in frozen products

18 November, 2016

Dehydration is influenced by many factors that occur during the freezing process. By understanding these factors, users can choose an optimal freezing technology that will reduce cost and increase productivity and quality.


Flash fires and refrigerant system servicing

26 October, 2016

SafeWork NSW has released a Safety Alert about the risk of flash fires when unsweating copper fittings in refrigeration systems.


Coldline Living VISION multifunctional blast chiller

26 September, 2016

Coldline Living's VISION commercial blast chillers can perform multiple functions, including blast chilling, shock freezing, proving, thawing, storage and chocolate crystallisation/holding.


Keeping 9300 pallets of meat cold

18 August, 2016

Refrigeration Services has supplied and installed an ammonia holding blast/freezer system which holds up to 9300 pallet spaces of boxed meat to Ralph's Meat Company.


Cooltech Applications MRS commercial magnetic cooling system

08 August, 2016

Cooltech Applications has launched a commercial magnetic cooling system for its magnetic refrigeration system (MRS) product line.


Danfoss Coolselector 2 software updated

16 March, 2016

Danfoss has released an update of the Coolselector 2 software to include a selection and calculation tool that includes compressors and condensing units.


Compact thermal and visual camera combo sensor

10 February, 2016

RS Components has available the FLIR AX8 thermal camera with automated multi-spectral temperature sensor.


BITZER and Buffalo Trident turnkey refrigeration solutions

31 January, 2016

BITZER and Buffalo Trident offer a suite of products including customised compressor systems, evaporators and condensers, electrical engineering, controls and monitoring systems, and technical assistance.


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