Industrial refrigeration uses many different types of chemicals and materials to aid in refrigeration. One of the more popular types of refrigerants used in places such as ice rinks or ice manufacturing plants, is ammonia. More specifically, anhydrous ammonia. What is anhydrous ammonia? Liquid ammonia that is used in refrigeration systems is ammonia gas that … Continue reading Staying Safe Around Anhydrous Ammonia Exposure
Our 24/7 services promise you’ll never be without your refrigerated system Industrial refrigerated systems and equipment are hard-working machines, and because of that, it’s inevitable that they run into issues sooner or later. That is why our service team is on-call 24 hours a day, every single day. Industrial Refrigerated Systems Inc technicians are highly … Continue reading Emergency Services For Your Industrial Refrigerated Systems
The refrigerant industry as we know it. In the refrigeration industry, refrigerants are imperative — that’s a fact. But it isn’t necessary to have refrigerants that are made of harmful substances, when natural alternatives are available. The various domestic and global policies that have been implemented over the years have served as a catalyst for growth … Continue reading Natural Refrigerants are Changing the World
Recently, a study was conducted which concluded that poor, old or substandard labeling on pipes and equipment can cause corrosion issues. This study was commissioned by the US Chemical Safety Board, but it is very much applicable to the machines we service here at Industrial Refrigerated Systems Ltd. What is corrosion? Pipe corrosion can take … Continue reading Did You Know Labels Can Cause a Corrosion Issue?
As an operator, engineer or industrial refrigeration installation service personnel, your number one job is to ensure your equipment is working properly. A big part of that is consistently monitoring temperature and pressure performance for ammonia (R-717). You could try to remember and calculate interpolation values based on temperature increase. Or you could simply print … Continue reading Get Your FREE Temperature Pressure Chart for Ammonia (R-717)
Steven, a Senior Technician here at Industrial Refrigerated Systems Ltd. has years of experience in all aspects of refrigeration repair for the most complex units imaginable. However, he often calls himself a “highly paid janitor” because one of the most common service calls his team receives is for dirty condensers. Why is that? Most (but … Continue reading How We Service Condensers
A big part of the service & repairs offered at Industrial Refrigerated Services Inc. involves screw compressors: Rotary screw compressor maintenance: Restoring old (yet still functional and operational) screw compressors to like-new condition. Used screw compressors for sale: Replacing worn out compressors with high-quality and very reliable pre-owned units. Models Served Regardless of what make … Continue reading Compressor Maintenance Services We Provide
Anyone who’s responsible for an industrial refrigeration installation like a cold room or cold warehouse knows that safety is always the #1 priority. Safety extends beyond your direct employees too. Any contractor coming into your facility to perform industrial refrigeration repair must follow your safety guidelines in addition to their own. At Industrial Refrigerated Systems … Continue reading Some of the Safety Training Precautions We Take
2016 marks 20 years that Industrial Refrigerated Systems Ltd. has been in business. Over that time, our team of skilled workers has provided quality service & repairs, maintenance and industrial refrigeration installations to business all over Canada. Equally as important as the customers we serve are the local organizations and events we’re proud to support. … Continue reading Industrial Refrigerated Systems Ltd.: Proudly Supporting the Community for 20 Years
Summer is coming and with it brings heat, dust and humidity – all of which contribute to an increased workload for your refrigeration system. Regular maintenance is your best defence against unnecessary operating costs and catastrophic system failure so to ensure a smooth and profitable season, here are some ways to optimize the performance of … Continue reading Refrigeration Demands of Hot Weather: Is Your System Ready For It?