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A CO2-Based Cooling Solution for the Fishing Industry

A CO2-Based Cooling Solution for the Fishing Industry

Advansor enters CO2 fishing race R744, April 19, 2017 According to Advansor, of the 4.7 million small and medium-sized fishing vessels currently active worldwide, approximately 80% use climate-damaging refrigerant R22. The Danish firm and other companies are teaming up with UNIDO and the Danish Technological Institute (DTI) in a joint working group to develop a

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A Brief History of CO2 as a Refrigerant

Bryan Kilgore, ERS, for Zondits Using CO2, or R-744, as a refrigerant is not a new concept, but it has not had widespread commercial use since the 1930s. The use of CO2 as a refrigerant was replaced in 1930 with a new synthetic refrigerant, developed by DuPont and General Motors, known as Freon. Freon is

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Ask the Expert: Is a CO2 Refrigeration System a Good Option?

Question: When is a CO2 Refrigeration System a Good Option for a Supermarket/Convenience Store? Bryan Kilgore, ERS, for Zondits The cost margins for retail food stores are razor thin, so when does upgrading or replacing an old refrigeration system with a new CO2 system make sense? Will the system be efficient, reliable, safe, and cost-effective? Answer:

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Panasonic Debuts New Cascade CO2 System for Supermarkets

Bryan Kilgore, ERS, for Zondits Panasonic has released a new 30-horsepower CO2 refrigeration system that they created by linking their 20 hp and 10 hp CO2 systems already in production. This hybrid/cascade system is intended to meet the capacity needs of supermarkets, where their two smaller systems are popular with convenience stores. In Japan the size of

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The State of Technology: Refrigeration

Chris Zimbelman, Max Ma, and Bryan Kilgore, ERS, for Zondits March 22, 2016. Image credit: Marco d’Itri As part of the state of technology series, the refrigeration team pulled together a few different updates on some new technologies in the refrigeration world. Here are a few happenings that we thought were interesting. Magnetic Refrigeration Keeping things

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