Type of defrost method used for commercial refrigerated display and storage cabinets. Designed to remove frost (ice) from cooling coils of a refrigerating system.
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure|
|Electric||Electric defrost systems typically have heat applied externally, however, systems have been developed which apply electric heat from within to give rapid defrost. Applicable to low temperature refrigerators.||None|
|Hot gas||Hot Gas Defrosting is a method that utilizes heat internally, from inside the pipes of the evaporator, usually the highly superheated vaporized refrigerant from the compressor.||None|
|Water||defrosting in which water is sprayed or poured over the frosted surface.||None|
|Cool gas||Defrosting that uses cool gas (or vapor) from the top of the receiver instead of hot gas (discharge).||None|
|Off cycle||Defrosting in which the temperature of the evaporator coils is allowed to rise naturally during an off-cycle, during which no refrigerant is supplied.||None|
|Reverse cycle||defrosting an evaporator by reversing its function with that of the condenser.||None|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||None|
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