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  • Report on "Cryogen-Expo" 2004, Moscow

    The 3rd International Specialized Trade Fair "Cryogen-Expo", was held in Moscow on November 16-19, 2004. The main purpose of this successful event was to demonstrate and promote the achievements of cryogenic engineering and applied technologies in...

    • Publication date : 2004/12/22
  • Events: CIAT hits the road

    CIAT's marketing has become highly mobile. In May 2006, a truck left CIAT for a 7-month tour of 40 European cities (in 12 countries) designed to launch new products. CIAT, a corporate member of the IIR, is a French company manufacturer of...

    • Publication date : 2006/11/15
  • Briefs: Dehumidification and cooling system cuts energy consumption by 43% in meat processing plant

    Cooling and dehumidification costs in a meat plant in Germany have been reduced by a system using hot and cold water from other processes. According to DuCool, TönniesFleisch plant in Rheda-Wiedenbrück is saving annually 165 000 € in electricity...

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • Briefs: Nitrogen blasting designed for beer shelf life boost

    Vacuum Barrier Corp. has developed Nitrojetter technology, which reduces oxygen levels within carbonated beverages in order to extend shelf life without affecting taste or colour. Nitrojetter uses liquid nitrogen steam that is fired into the...

    • Publication date : 2009/02/25
  • Briefs: Electronic air conditioning

    David Sattler, from Sattler Consulting, a Melbourne-based firm (Australia) was awarded an AUD 80000 federal government grant to further his work on a new type of air conditioner, allowing for large cooling effects (and a heating potential) with...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/11
  • Legionnaires’ disease

    Two outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease are in the news: - Thirteen deaths have occurred among 85 patients who contracted Legionnaires' disease in the northern French prefecture of Pas-de-Calais. The main cause of the outbreak is a cooling tower at...

    • Publication date : 2004/04/28
  • Illegal trade in ODS

    Some recent facts show the difficulty to tackle the illegal disposal of CFC appliances and CFCs and HCFCs trading issues: - The German business magazine Capital divulged that CFC-containing refrigeration appliances were discovered in two car...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • Chillers: efficiency takes off

    Chillers are key refrigerating systems since, according to the Department of Energy, in the US, they account for about 13% of the power consumed by the nation's buildings and 9% of the overall demand for electric power. Examples below illustrate...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • Novel energy-saving cryogenic equipment for walnut kernel peeling

    In a recent study, a prototype cryogenic equipment was designed to peel walnut kernel more efficiently than by immersion in liquid nitrogen. 

    • Publication date : 2021/04/28
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Improving cooling towers' efficiency

    An article published in Water Technology provides information on cooling towers and their operation.

    • Publication date : 2018/01/19
  • Frost mitigation methods for heat pumps and refrigeration systems

    Frost growth is an important issue since defrosting can represent up to 30% of the total energy consumption of refrigerated display cabinets. Review of the various frost mitigation technologies and latest...

    • Publication date : 2021/12/15
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Cryotherapy benefits

    - Insep, the French institute dealing with sport, expertise and performance (Institut national du sport, de l’expertise et de la performance) is using cryotherapy on a large scale. Athletes in bathing costumes don gloves, slippers and a...

    • Publication date : 2011/06/20
  • Frozen fruit in perfect condition for up to three years

    A new technology allows, for the first time, to freeze fruit for three years while keeping its nutrients and properties at optimal levels.

    • Publication date : 2014/05/13
  • Indoor air pollution as a health risk

    On September 7, industry associations issued an urgent statement to European Union institutions to highlight the importance of indoor air quality in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • Publication date : 2021/11/22
  • Cooling to heal

    Therapeutic hypothermia cools the body of patients who have suffered brain damage to a moderate temperature (between 32°C and 34°C) in order to slow the deterioration process.

    • Publication date : 2014/11/24
  • Additive manufacturing of regenerators for caloric cooling

    In many areas of engineering, additive manufacturing allows the production of complex and multifunctional products that could not be manufactured using traditional methods. In the...

    • Last update : 2022/09/16
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Caloric cooling (magnetocaloric, electrocaloric, elastocaloric and barocaloric cooling)
  • Ice cream manufacturing, environmental impact and market data

    From a physico-chemical point of view, ice cream is a complex, frozen multiphase mixture. The manufacturing process includes several stages of freezing which are described in this...

    • Last update : 2023/06/30
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • Cryogenic nitrogen in the food and beverage industry

    The adoption of cryogenic processes in the food and beverage industry is predominantly driven by liquid nitrogen (LIN), and it is the preferred candidate for food chilling and...

    • Last update : 2023/06/09
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freezing of foodstuffs