EQUIPMENT AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS FOR TRANSPORTATING FROZEN FOODS
Frozen foods should be maintained at a temperature of 0 deg F. or lower, and ice cream at -10 deg F. or lower, during all phases of distribution, including transportation. Several types of refrigeration systems, including mechanical, cold-plate, liquid nitrogen, anhydrous ammonia, dry ice, modified Stirling cycle, and mechanical or nitrogen clip-on are used in vehicles for transporting frozen foods. A brief review is given of the method of operation of these systems and the type of vehicles in which used.
- Presented at the 1972 Conference on Handling Perishables, which was sponsored by the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Univ. of Florida and the US Department of Agricultural; and held on Jan. 9-11, 1972.
University of Florida, GainesvilleInstitute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Gainesville, FL USA 32601
- Guilfoy Jr, R F
- Publication Date: 1972-1
- Features: Figures;
- Pagination: p. 272-286
- TRT Terms: Containers; Perishables; Refrigerated cargo; Refrigeration; Refrigeration systems; Refrigerator cars; Refrigerator trucks
- Subject Areas: Bridges and other structures; Construction; Freight Transportation; Railroads;
- Accession Number: 00050126
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jan 31 1974 12:00AM