Application of Vacuum Insulated Panels in Commercial Service Cabinets
Hammond, E. and Marques, C. (2014). Application of Vacuum Insulated Panels in Commercial Service Cabinets. 3rd IIR International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain. St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London 23 - 26 Jun 2014 International Institute of Refrigeration.
|Authors||Hammond, E. and Marques, C.|
Published attempts to use VIPs (Vacuum Insulation Panels) to improve the thermal performance of cool boxes had found that VIPs do not yield their expected benefits, often only realising 2.5 to 3 times the improvement over PU (Polyurethane) rather than the expected 5 fold benefit (Kacimi and Labranque, 2011; Brown et al., 2007). Later work (Hammond and Micic, 2013) relating to ULT (Ultra low temperature) freezers showed that around 86% of the expected benefit of VIPs would be realised though embedding them into the wall of the PU foam.
|Keywords||Vacuum Insulated Panels; Refrigeration|
|Publisher||International Institute of Refrigeration|
|Accepted author manuscript|
File Access Level
|23 Jun 2014|
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|Deposited||04 Aug 2021|
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