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News ReleaseFreshline® Easy Freeze (EF) Tunnel Freezer: The Little Freezer Which Delivers Big Dividends

January 16, 2020 Hersham, UK

Whether you’re a start-up business new to freezing and chilling, or an existing processor wanting to introduce a new freezing line or boost an existing one, Air Products’ Freshline® Easy Freeze (EF) tunnel freezer offers an affordable, easy to use solution. 

Drawing on the latest cryogenic freezing technologies, the EF tunnel freezer uses the extreme cold temperatures of liquid nitrogen (-196°C) to ensure an exceptionally high freezing speed that takes minutes rather than hours and results in smaller ice crystals in frozen products. 

There are several benefits to this, including a marked increase in product quality, an improvement in texture, and positive preservation of both the product’s appearance and colour, as well as a reduction in the weight loss that can be caused by dehydration. 

The freezer, which has a processing capacity of up to 500 kg/hr (depending on the product), offers a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly option that requires minimum upfront investment compared with traditional mechanical freezers.  It is quick to start up and easy to install and maintain. It’s also compact, freeing up valuable floor space, and flexible, allowing the user to easily adapt throughputs by changing the temperature and belt speed. 

For existing processors, the available rental options mean that freezing capacity can be increased without investing in new equipment, boosting productivity and alleviating bottlenecks, with the option to freeze to order. 

The Freshline® EF freezer is available in one belt width (1,000 mm), with a range of belt weaves, and two belt lengths, of 4 or 6 metres. Once installed, it is supported by Air Products’ Freshline® Process Intelligence service which enables our experts to remotely monitor equipment to improve and optimise processes and ensure consistent results. 

If you want to benefit from high cryogenic quality, increased production volumes, low costs and a smaller environmental footprint, then why not chat with one of our team of in-house experts at stand L208. We can work together with you to audit your process and develop the best possible solution for individual production requirements. 

For any pre-show enquiries, please contact Air Products’ Business Enquiries team on 0800 389 0202.

EDITOR’S NOTES: 

About Air Products 

Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading industrial gases company in operation for nearly 80 years. Focused on serving energy, environment and emerging markets, the Company provides essential industrial gases, related equipment and applications expertise to customers in dozens of industries, including refining, chemical, metals, electronics, manufacturing, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the global leader in the supply of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company develops, engineers, builds, owns and operates some of the world's largest industrial gas projects, including gasification projects that sustainably convert abundant natural resources into syngas for the production of high-value power, fuels and chemicals.

The Company had fiscal 2019 sales of $8.9 billion from operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of about $50 billion. More than 17,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from diverse backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities, and the world. For more information, visit www.airproducts.com.


NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s reasonable expectations and assumptions as of the date of this release regarding important risk factors. Actual performance and financial results may differ materially from projections and estimates expressed in the forward-looking statements because of many factors not anticipated by management, including risk factors described in the company’s Form 10K for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2019.

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