Résultats de recherche

  • Refrigerant contamination

    In its "White Paper: Reports of R134a Contaminated with R40 and Other Refrigerants”, AHRI suggests that in addition to R40 and R22, R142b, R152a, and R12 have also been found mixed with R134a in newly filled refrigerant cylinders marked as...

    • Date de publication : 18/06/2013
  • Sécurité alimentaire : les problèmes liés à la condensation (en anglais)

    Quelques conseils pour prévenir ou éliminer la condensation, souvent impliquée dans la contamination des aliments.

    • Date de publication : 28/04/2017
  • BOC’s refrigerants team

    According to BOC's refrigerants team, one in three plants runs on contaminatedrefrigerant. BOC's team tested over 50 industrial installations and found that 36% of refrigerant blends tested did not meet specifications and required complete...

    • Date de publication : 26/10/2005
  • The French Health Protection Agency (InVS) warns against Legionella outbreaks

    In an official statement dated July 2004, the French Health Protection Agency called for vigilance with regards to the risk of Legionella outbreaks during summer 2004. In 2003, 1044 legionella cases were recorded in France and 129 patients died....

    • Date de publication : 14/09/2004
  • Briefs: LMP-102

    LMP-102, a bacteria-eating virus (bacteriophage) was approved as an antimicrobial (against Listeria monocytogenes) food additive in meat and poultry products by the FDA in 2006. The European Food Safety Authority's BIOHAZ Panel has recently...

    • Date de publication : 13/08/2009
  • Institute of Refrigeration UK (IOR) publications

    On sale: proceedings of papers presented to the IOR, including discussions. The latest CD-ROM includes 2003 and 2004 presentations on: risk assessment model for hydrocarbon refrigerants; temperature prediction software for refrigerated container...

    • Date de publication : 19/07/2005
  • New developments in cryogenic storage

    An innovating solution for cryogenic storage of products has been patented and marketed. This system makes it possible to store products at -190°C in a totally dry environment without using liquid nitrogen in the storage space. The risks inherent...

    • Date de publication : 14/02/2005
  • Briefs: Edible optics to prevent food poisoning

    Edible nanosensors made from silk could alert consumers regarding potential contamination of food thanks to a hologram-type indicator embedded in the pack. Researchers at Tufts University in the US are working on the development of bioactive silk...

    • Date de publication : 25/10/2008
  • Briefs: phase-out of HCFCs

    The December 31, 2009 deadline for the phase-out of HCFCs is expected to generate important problems in many countries: - In the US, no HCFC-22 can be produced or imported for use in refrigerating equipment manufactured after December 31, 2009....

    • Date de publication : 09/12/2009
  • TTI: new developments

    Time-Temperature Integrators (TTIs) are "intelligent labels" that simulate bacterial development, as a function of time-and-temperature parameters. As soon as a critical threshold is crossed, a change in colour alerts the consumer that the...

    • Date de publication : 15/11/2006
  • Le froid et le COVID-19 : liste de ressources

    Liste de ressources (guides, recommandations, informations) régulièrement mises à jour concernant le COVID-19 et le secteur du froid.

    • Date de publication : 26/05/2020
  • Réservé aux membres IIF

    Maîtrise de la température et durabilité, les défis de l'impression 3D de la viande

    La maîtrise de la température est un facteur clé qui limite encore l'application de l'impression 3D dans l'industrie de la viande, d’après de récentes publications...

    • Date de publication : 26/01/2023
    • Sujets : Technologie
  • L'actualité du COVID-19 dans le secteur CVC et Froid

    L’IIF fait le point sur l’information disponible à propos de l’impact éventuel du conditionnement d’air dans la propagation du COVID-19 et sur les préconisations relatives au fonctionnement et à la maintenance...

    • Date de publication : 05/04/2020
  • Economie d’énergie : des initiatives pour le refroidissement dans les centres de données

    En janvier 2021, les principaux opérateurs européens du Cloud et des centres de données ont signé un plan d’autorégulation visant la neutralité climatique des centres de données d’ici 2030. Selon des études...

    • Date de publication : 25/02/2021
    • Sujets : Environnement, Technologie
  • Recycling greenhouse gases thanks to cryogenics

    A new technology, developed and patented by ABB, enables comprehensive recycling of contaminated sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) gas by using an energy-efficient cryogenic process.

    • Date de publication : 01/10/2012