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Ice Rink Chillers

How to Select an Ice Rink Chiller

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If you’re a hockey fan, you might remember the 2017 NHL controversy over poor ice conditions in hockey arenas around the country. Holes, slush, and other on-ice nuisances generated unplayable gaming environments, delaying and postponing games to the dismay of the league, players, and fans. These frustrating events drew attention to an integral part of a well-performing ice rink: the refrigeration system.

Since these events, ice rink chiller systems have gained much attention – and deservedly so. These low-temp industrial-grade systems are essential for creating favorable skating conditions for hockey, figure skating, and other ice sports by maintaining the correct humidity levels and ice temperatures while preventing problem-causing leaks.

If you’re looking for an ice rink chiller to delight the skaters at your facility, your decision will make or break their experience. So, we’ve developed this helpful article with the most important factors to consider when selecting the ideal system for perfect skating conditions.

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Medical

Practical Guide to Selecting the Right Medical Chiller

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Choosing the right medical chiller can often make the difference between uptime and downtime – and even profitability and loss. However, some companies overlook critical factors when weighing their decision, such as buying based solely on nominal capacity or tonnage, opting for a comfort chiller, or overpaying for unnecessary features.

This article will break down everything you need to know about selecting the best system for your application and budget to help keep your imaging equipment going strong when it matters most. We’ll break down our top medical chiller buying tips, outline ten essential buying factors, and finish with the must-have features to look for when purchasing a system.

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Medical

What is the Difference Between a Medical Chiller and a Comfort Chiller?

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If you’re researching a process chiller for your MRI, CT, or other imaging equipment, you may be weighing the pros and cons of investing in a medical chiller over a comfort chiller to keep your processes cool. After all, refrigeration plays a pivotal role in the function and performance of medical equipment.

This article will compare the differences between these chillers to reveal which is best suited for high-stakes medical applications that require consistent and reliable uptime to maximize patient well-being and facility operations.