This European Standard specifies the requirements for the construction, characteristics, performance including energy consumption of blast cabinet for professional used in commercial kitchens, hospitals, canteens, institutional catering and similar professional areas.
The appliances covered by this European Standard are intended to rapidly cool down hot foodstuffs up to a load capacity of 300 kg.
This European Standard applies to:
- blast chillers;
- blast freezers;
- multi-use blast chillers/freezers.
The following appliances are not covered:
- roll-in cabinet;
- pass-through cabinet;
- cabinets with remote condensing unit;
NOTE Specific requirements for roll-in cabinets, pass-through cabinets and cabinets with remote condensing unit are under discussion.
- cabinets with water cooled condenser;
- blast chilling and freezing tunnels;
- continuous blast-chilling and blast-freezing equipment;
- bakery combined freezing and storage units.