Cold Rooms (CRS)

coldroom_img1.jpgAvailable in sizes from small step-in units to high-bay warehouse storage chambers, our cold room series provides uniform and dependable temperatures between -50C and +10C with single-point or variable set-point temperature control.

They are the right choice when you need a low-temperature environment that combines maximum flexibility with advanced reliability features.


  • Bulk raw material and finished product storage
  • Depressed temperature stability and shelf life studies
  • Hazardous material storage
  • Chromatography and analytical separations
  • Media, chemical and reagent holding
  • Plasma and blood product storage

Standard Features

  • Modular metal skinned panels with urethane insulated tongue and groove construction for chamber enclosure.
  • "Cam-locking" construction with vinyl gasketed seams.
  • Internal aluminum standard unit cooler plenum housings for efficient air delivery.
  • Totally accessible hinged drain pan for maintenance and cleaning of all interior plenum components.
  • PSC fan motors for energy efficiency.
  • Automatic defrosting with refrigerant hot gas and/or electric heat for quick and efficient operation.
  • Semi hermetic continually operating compressors for extended equipment life and maximum chamber temperature control and uniformity.
  • Uniform horizontal and vertical air distribution through a lay-in ceiling air distribution system with anodized aluminum support.
  • Fully accessible control panel to efficiently and securely house all controls, alarms, recording devices and communication networks.
  • Touchscreen system control of chamber parameters.
  • Vapor proof fluorescent, incandescent or high bay metal halide light fixtures.
  • Factory leak testing of all refrigeration assemblies prior to shipment.
  • Bench testing of complete control panel and electrical devices performed prior to shipment.
  • Applicable ISO listing 9001:2000 applies.

Structural / Electrical Options

  • Stainless wall, ceiling and floor finishes.
  • Electrical wiring to NEC standards forCl I Division I or II environments.
  • Maximum product security through dead-bolts or locking bars. All security locking mechanisms are furnished with internal emergency relief.
  • Standard and custom shelving, casework and chromatography support racking.
  • Thermopane view window in door or wall panels.
  • Access ports and pass throughs.
  • Surface mounted vapor proof duplex outlets, anodized aluminum plug mold or recessed outlets.
  • Vinyl floor mat runners in open areas or seamless floor covering over complete area.
  • Exterior/interior door ramps.
  • Emergency lighting systems.
  • RS 232 / 485 or 4-20 mA comms available.

Mechanical Options

  • Upgrade of aluminum unit cooler housing to a stainless steel finish (ceiling plenum), including drain pan.
  • Exhaust fans with stainless steel filtered air intake or dampered connection ports for host building supply and return air.
  • Base level dehumidification with a proportional reheat package.
  • Extended range dehumidification by ES developed and field proven proportional air volume regenerative desiccant drier. This design allows close tolerance control and extended life of drier components.
  • Extended range humidification by independent passivated stainless steel steam generator designed for pure water supply.
  • Point of use water purification systems for steam generator supply water.
  • Copper or phenolic coated evaporator fin construction for protection in corrosive environments.
  • Complete 100% redundant backup refrigeration systems with automatic switch over.
  • Available designs for temperature uniformity throughout entire chamber to ± 0.5°C.
  • Available designs for humidity uniformity throughout entire chamber to ± 3% RH.
  • Conditioning packages designed to use host building chilled water systems for chamber cooling.