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  • 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
  • Out of the ordinary: Fed up with warm beer?

    Warm beer at a barbecue got young Kent Hodgson thinking about ways of cooling drinks without lugging around a chilly bin. The 22-year old New Zealand inventor has invented Huski, a device that turns a tepid beverage into a cold drink within...

    • Publication date : 2008/05/13
  • Ambient beer cooler cuts energy bills

    A new ambient beer cooler, using free cooling when available, could save 40% of energy costs.

    • Publication date : 2015/03/18
  • IIR member news: Star Refrigeration chooses CO2 to cool down a beer warehouse

    Star Refrigeration, collective member of the IIR, recently published a case study about a CO2 solution used to cool down a beer warehouse.

    • Publication date : 2019/06/28
  • Magnetic-bearing centrifugal compressors

    This new compressor technology - presented at the 2003 AHR Expo in Chicago - may have a significant effect on the future of mid-range chillers and rooftop applications in water-cooled, evaporatively cooled and air-cooled chilled-water and...

    • Publication date : 2004/07/27
  • Briefs: Magnetic-levitation bearing system

    The world's first large tonnage magnetic-levitation bearing air-cooled chiller for air conditioning is being installed in the American Embassy in Tokyo. The 2520-kW chiller plant consists of 12 MagLev Chiller modules. OBO, which installed it,...

    • Publication date : 2007/05/04
  • Out of the ordinary: Ötzi, the 5300-year-old iceman, has been reconstructed

    Ötzi, the 5300-year-old iceman, has been reconstructed 20 years after he was found on a glacier in the Italian Alps. The reconstruction performed by Dutch artists Alfons and Adrie Kennis is on display at the Archaelogical Museum in Bolzano, Italy,...

    • Publication date : 2011/06/09
  • Cool bedrooms are healthier

    A recent study published in Diabetes, June 2014 issue, shows that cooler bedrooms could enhance the production of « brown fat »

    • Publication date : 2014/12/19
  • Castle Lite’s ice cold campaign.

    The South African beer refreshes its image.

    • Publication date : 2017/02/07
    • Subjects: General information
  • Recent applications of CO2 in the food industry

    Carbon dioxide has been used in highly advanced applications the food industry for decades. Recent concerns about greenhouse gas emissions are leading manufacturers to use recycled CO2 from other industrial processes. Linde claim they use the...

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • Briefs: Fridge Recovery in Australia

    A programme consisting in the free recovery of obsolete refrigerators has been running for some months in and around Sydney. The "beer fridge" is considered as much an Aussie institution as rotary clothes lines and barbecues, and according to the...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • Briefs: Flat-panel fridge

    According to researchers at Pennsylvania State University, a new approach to refrigeration and cooling could make for high-efficiency, portable, and quiet refrigerators in the future. The method works by repeatedly applying an electric field to...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • Drinks turned ice cold in under 45 seconds

    The V-Tex, a machine that uses an innovative , turns beverages from room temperature to 4°C in 45 seconds or less.

    • Publication date : 2013/12/19
  • Highlights from IIR Ohrid conference

    The 6th IIR conference on Ammonia and CO2 Refrigeration Technologies held in April 2015 in Ohrid, Macedonia, FYROM, proved highly successful. Highlights from some of the 54 papers presented were

    • Publication date : 2015/11/11
  • Cryogenic tyre grinding

    Liquid nitrogen or other cryogenic fluids can be used in order to process used tyres, as temperatures under -80°C render the rubber brittle and easy to shatter.

    • Publication date : 2012/03/22
  • 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 : 2023/11/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freezing of foodstuffs
  • 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)
  • Additive manufacturing of heat exchangers

    In the refrigeration industry, additive manufacturing (colloquially referred to as “3D printing”) makes it possible to fabricate novel, complex and potentially more energy efficient...

    • Last update : 2022/09/07
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Evaporators, condensers and other heat exchangers
  • Liquefied Natural Gas: production process and cold energy recovery

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas that has been cooled to about -160 °C and turned into a liquid to facilitate transportation and storage. A typical LNG supply chain...

    • Last update : 2023/06/23
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : LNG and LPG