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A feasibility study on low temperature absorption refridgeration systems for food engineering applications - FT0589

Description
To assess the feasibility of developing a low temperature absorption refrigeration system, to be driven by a relatively low temperature heat source. The aim is to use the absorption refrigerator in a Combined Heating, Refrigeration and Power (CHRP) System which should find wide application in the food manufacturing processing and retail industry.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2001

To: 2002

Cost: £47,825
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Safeway Stores PLC, Bond Retail Services Ltd, University - Brunel
Keywords
Engineering              
Food and Drink              
Food Hygiene              
Food manufacturing industry              
Food Quality              
Process Technology              
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain