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Commercial Refrigeration Types
27 Aug

Commercial Refrigeration Types

What Are The Different Commercial Refrigeration Types?

Most firms in the catering business require some form of refrigeration to keep their goods in prime condition. Quality refrigerators ensure that the enterprise continues uninterrupted and that customers get high quality service. For this reason, it helps to know the different types of commercial refrigerators available on the market.

Reach-In Refrigerators

These are commercial refrigerators that stand several meters tall and consist of multiple shelves for storage. They can store a few kilos of food and are most suited to small and medium-sized enterprises. Some models have dual-zoned features that allow users to set varying temperatures for different compartments of the same appliance. Other models are fitted with castors to allow for movement over short distances.

Undercounter Refrigerators

This type of refrigerator has a distinctive set of cold storage drawers located below the preparation counter. They are popular with commercial caterers and firms in the fish and meat businesses. Such firms use the drawers to store food for transport or cooking. However, they are also suitable for cold storage of a wide variety of goods for firms with limited space. They come in different sizes to cover the catering needs of different firms.

Display Refrigerators

These are commercial refrigerators that are made for businesses that would like to advertise refrigerated goods such as sandwiches. Their front doors are made of glass to enhance the visibility of the goods inside. They are suited to firms that are in the business of selling refrigerated goods in the original form.

Walk-In Refrigerators

These are the largest commercial refrigerators in the market though they also come in small sizes. They have shelves on all sides and are spacious enough to allow for additional shelves and partitioning to create unique segments. They are suited to catering businesses of all sizes.

Bar Refrigerators

These are the refrigerators found in most restaurants. They come in different sizes and heights but rarely rise above five feet. Some varieties have an interior made of stainless steel while others are made of black vinyl.

Whatever enterprise you are in, it is imperative to acquire the right type of refrigerator. However, all refrigerators need proper installation and maintenance by certified commercial catering engineers to ensure that they are in the best condition. At CPS Gas, we have professional commercial catering engineers who offer a range of services to firms in the catering business. Call us for all services related to the installation, maintenance and repair of commercial gas appliances.