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  • IIR member news: Air Liquide

    Air Liquide – benefactor member of the IIR – recently inaugurated Cryocap™, a unique industrial installation that enables the capture of CO2 released during hydrogen production via a cryogenic process.

    • Publication date : 2016/06/01
  • News from IIR members: Air Liquide

    The world's longest and most powerful superconductor power transmission cable has been connected to the commercial power grid in Holbrook, New York, United States, by the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and American Superconductor. The 600-m...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • News from IIR members: Air Liquide

    Air Liquide and VitalAire are launching a new, personalized support programme for sleep apnoea patients. This disorder affects 1.5 million people in France, and 5% of the world's adult population. Eight out of 10 persons suffering from this...

    • Publication date : 2009/05/18
  • Member news: Latest news from Air Liquide

    Air Liquid inaugurates a low-carbon hydrogen production unit and promotes the development of helium refrigeration. 

    • Publication date : 2021/02/23
  • News from IIR members: Air Liquide: fast expansion in Turkey

    Turkey has a dynamic economy with a growth rate of 9% in 2010. Its industries are developing and diversifying, and the petrochemical sector is expanding.Air Liquide recently signed a long-term contract with the Turkish petrochemical Group...

    • Publication date : 2012/02/28
  • IIR member news: Air Liquide joins the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic

    To deal with the Covid-19 epidemic in France, the Air Liquide group, member of the IIR, has decided to produce 10,000 respirators in 50 days.

    • Publication date : 2020/04/05
  • Highlights: IIR Statutory Meetings in June 2017

    European project CryoHub presented and Air Liquide Life Science R&D Group Manager Manager presents economic issues and scientific challenges of cryogenic energy storage at the IIR Statutory Meetings in June 2017.

    • Publication date : 2017/07/04
  • IIR member news: Linde

    BOC, subsidiary company of the Linde Group, launches its innovative technology in refrigerated transport.

    • Publication date : 2015/06/17
  • Member news : Danfoss launches thermostatic expansion valve for CO2

    Danfoss has recently launched a thermostatic expansion valve for CO2, based on its TE2 valve. It is suitable for small to medium size remote refrigeration systems such as cold rooms and display...

    • Publication date : 2022/10/27
  • News from IIR members: Freezcube

    FreezCube, developed by Playcube, corporate member of the IIR based in France, has been awarded the Gold Medal at Concours Lépine 2010. FreezCube is a simple monitoring device which provides useful information related to the safety of frozen foods...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07
  • Corporate members: news

    Founded in 2003, Playcube SARL, a new IIR corporate member based in France, has developed FreezCube, a simple monitoring device which provides useful information related to the safety of frozen foods stored in freezers: FreezCube confirms that the...

    • Publication date : 2008/06/05
  • 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
  • New IIR Informatory Note on thermal energy storage systems

    IIR’s latest Informatory Note demonstrates that a well-designed TES system can reduce energy consumption through more efficient equipment operation and lower investment costs, thus reducing the equipment...

    • Publication date : 2022/01/28
  • CryoHub Webinar

    CryoHub the EU funded project to demonstrate the potential for cryogenic energy storage at refrigerated warehouses will hold a webinar on 17th March 2021 to share findings and results of this work.

    • Publication date : 2020/11/27
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nanorefrigerants

    Nanorefrigerants are created by adding nanoparticles in suspension to a base refrigerant. They have a thermal conductivity that is 15% to 104% higher than that of the corresponding...

    • Last update : 2022/06/17
    • Langues : English, French
    • Themes : Nanofluids
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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…)