This document specifies the requirements for the verification of performance and energy consumption of blast cabinets for professional use in commercial kitchens, hospitals, canteens, institutional catering and similar professional areas.
The appliances covered by this document are intended to rapidly cool down hot foodstuffs up to a load capacity of 300Â kg.
This document 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;
- cabinets with water cooled condenser;
- blast chilling and freezing tunnels;
- continuous blast-chilling and blast-freezing equipment;
- bakery combined freezing and storage units.