Considered a portable system, the plate freezer can be placed anywhere
in the production line as long as the necessary utilities can be
Plate-freezing technology evolves from its simplest form of two metal plates filled with refrigerant that are in contact with the product packaging. The traditional refrigerant used in this application is anhydrous ammonia, but plates have been designed to use refrigerants ranging from fluorocarbons to carbon dioxide. The refrigerant used is based mainly on a mix of customer preference and practical application.