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  • IIR member news: Linde

    Linde uses cryogenic freezing to improve cuts.

    • Publication date : 2014/10/21
  • IIR member news: Linde

    Linde claims cryogenic freezing allows cookie manufacturers to produce a more consistent product.

    • Publication date : 2015/12/08
  • New in our Encyclopedia. Ice cream manufacturing and its environmental impact.

    A comprehensive review of the freezing process, market data and environmental impact of ice cream manufacturing. 

    • Publication date : 2022/10/27
    • Subjects: Figures, economy, Technology
  • News from IIR members: Linde

    Linde has launched CRYOLINE XF, a new cryogenic spiral freezer, which uses advanced cross-flow technology to reduce freezing time and improve cryogen efficiency, while reducing overall freezer size.

    • Publication date : 2012/05/11
  • The IIR launches a call to action to adopt 5 internationally established refrigeration terms!

    All professionals in the field of low-temperature technologies are called and are strongly encouraged to strictly adhere to the internationally established and approved definitions, by the International...

    • Publication date : 2020/10/02
    • Subjects: General information
  • Call to action to adopt 5 internationally established refrigeration terms!

    All professionals in the field of low-temperature technologies are called and are strongly encouraged to strictly adhere to the internationally established and approved definitions, by the International...

    • Publication date : 2020/09/28
    • Subjects: General information
  • Obituary: Per-Oskar Persson

    The former Managing Director of Frigoscandia AB, Per-Oskar Persson of Helsingborg, Sweden passed away on August 26, 2008, at the age of 84. He was an Honorary Member of IIR, President of Commission D1, 1971 - 1979, and Head of Section D 1979 -...

    • Publication date : 2008/09/29
  • New publications: The French version of the Red Book

    The French version of the Red Book (Recommendations for the Processing and Handling of Frozen Foods) is on sale! The 4th edition of this IIR reference publication - prepared by Mr Leif Bøgh-Sørensen and several international experts - gives an...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • Red Book on sale!

    The Red Book (Recommendations for the Processing and Handling of Frozen Foods) is one of the IIR's reference publications and one of its best sellers. The 4th edition - prepared by Mr Leif Bøgh-Sørensen and several international experts - presents...

    • Publication date : 2007/02/12
  • The IIR and the ASHRAE establish new definitions of five keywords in the refrigeration sector

    For over a year, a group of experts from the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) have been working together to establish common definitions of...

    • Publication date : 2019/03/18
  • New IIR publication: Compendium

    The Food Research Institute of Prague and the IIR have co-published a compendium entitled "Thermophysical Properties of Food: Selected Fruits and Vegetables". This book presents a critical literature review of data on the freezing point, density,...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • Obituary

    The former Managing Director of Frigoscandia AB, Per-Oskar Persson of Helsingborg, Sweden, died on August 26, 2008 at the age of 84. He was an Honorary Member of the IIR and former President of Commission D1, 1971-1979, and Head of Section D...

    • Publication date : 2008/10/25
  • Brief: Iran

    There is now considerable interest in the IIR in Iran. Mr Manuchehr Mehdizadeh, who is well-known in the HVAC, chilling and freezing sectors in Iran, has attracted considerable interest in the IIR, resulting in new members representing strategic...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Meeting: Eurofreeze 2005

    The International Workshop Eurofreeze 2005 on Individual Quick Freezing of Foods was held in Sofia (Bulgaria) on January 13-15, 2005. It was organized by the Refrigeration Science and Technology Division of the Technical University of Sofia, with...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • New IIR publications: Properties of Secondary Working Fluids for Indirect Systems

    This expanded 2nd edition responds to rising use of secondary refrigerant systems used in many applications. It comprises comprehensive data on a number of aqueous solutions of ethylene and propylene glycol, ethanol, glycerol, ammonia, chlorides...

    • Publication date : 2010/05/27
  • For IIR members only

    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 : 2022/10/12
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Ice creams
  • Cryogenics in the pharmaceutical industry: drug design and bioavailability improvement

    Research activities in the pharmaceutical sector focus primarily on developing novel drug formulations which can elicit the desired response upon being administered to the patient...

    • Last update : 2022/11/21
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Freeze-drying in biology and medicine, Cryobiology, cryomedicine: general information
  • Environmental impact of the ice cream industry

    This summary document describes the environmental impact of ice cream manufacturing, which is mainly due to the energy consumption and refrigerants used.

    • Last update : 2022/11/17
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : General information on environment (climate change, ozone depletion…)
  • Hydrocarbon refrigerants

    Hydrocarbons such as R290 (propane), R600a (isobutane) or R1270 (propene/propylene) are low GWP non-toxic natural refrigerants with excellent thermodynamic properties. They offer an...

    • Last update : 2022/06/22
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : Hydrocarbons, Containment, refrigerant charge reduction
  • 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 : 2022/06/20
    • Langues : French, English
    • Themes : LNG and LPG