VT65MCSS - Summit 3.5 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Built-In Upright Medical Freezer - Stainless Steel
Summit 3.5 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Built-In Upright Medical Freezer - Stainless Steel
The Summit 3.5 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Built-In Upright Medical Freezer (VT65MCSS) is a full stainless steel freezer designed to reach exceptionally low temperatures for safe storage of temperature-sensitive materials. Unlike many other medical freezers, this model sports a complete 304 grade stainless steel exterior, so it not only looks good, but it'll stand the test of time. The curved stainless steel bar handle is sturdy and adds a professional appearance. The freezer boasts 3.5 cubic feet of space yet measures in at less than 24" wide to fit in spaces with limited room. Additionally, the unit is front-vented so it'll fit flush into cabinetry, and the cabinet itself is fully finished so you can also use it as freestanding unit.
This upright medical freezer uses a powerful static cooling system that's controlled using an adjustable thermostat, and is capable of achieving temperatures as low as -25ºC -- making it the perfect solution for medical and commercial cold storage needs. The static cooling system does not require the use of internal fans to maintain temperature, meaning less moving parts that could potentially break or require service. The interior houses three (3) removable baskets that are more effective in retaining cool air for the temperature-sensitive contents than typical shelving, and the interior liner features one-piece construction without any cracks or seams for exceptionally easy cleaning.
Ultra Low Temperatures:Ideal for medical and commercial purposes with a minimum temperature rating of -25ºC
Stainless Steel Construction:The freezer is wrapped in high-quality 304 grade stainless steel that provides increased durability and a professional appearance
Three (3) Removable Baskets:These storage baskets help keep the contents colder than shelves would when you open the door
- Model: VT65MCSS
- Brand: Summit
- All-freezer for medical or commercial use
- Built-in or freestanding application
- Slim 24" width
- Minimum temperature of -25ºC
- Adjustable thermostat
- Static cooling system
- Three (3) removable storage baskets
- One-piece interior liner
- Manual defrost
- Warranty: 1 year parts & labor; 5 years compressor
- Summit 3.5 Cu. Ft. Stainless Steel Built-In Upright Medical Freezer
- Fully finished cabinet
- Complete 304 grade stainless steel construction
- Curved stainless steel bar handle
- 100% CFC-free
- UL listed
- Input Voltage: 115 V/60 Hz
- Power: 1.3 A
- Shipping Weight: 143 lbs
- Interior Dimensions: 24.25" H x 17.75" W x 16.5" D
- Exterior Dimensions: 33.25 - 34.5" H x 23.75" W x 23.5" D
- Exterior Depth w/ Handle: 24.75" D
How to Buy a Freezer
Overview of Freezers
There are two basic freezer styles: upright (or front loading) freezers and chest (or top loading) freezers.
Chest freezers are 10-25% more efficient than uprights because of better insulation and chest freezers keep in air better than upright freezers when the door is opened. Manual defrost freezers, which are more common than automatic defrost models, consume 35-40% less energy. Automatic defrost freezers may also dehydrate frozen food, which can also cause freezer burn.
Chest freezers are ideal for storing larger items because there are no shelves to restrict the size of the items you freeze. Because the items can be stacked, chest freezers are best suited for long-term storage and for freezing items in bulk. Most chest freezers have wire baskets making it easier to organize the items you are freezing.
The useable storage area of a chest freezer will be the same amount as the listed capacity. Chest freezers are extremely energy efficient because the top-opening door will allow only the warmest air to escape while the weight of the door creates a tighter seal around the top of the unit when it is closed. Chest freezers also offer quieter operation, outstanding temperature retention, and they can be defrosted more easily than an upright. This makes the chest freezer a smart investment.
Upright freezers are best for foods that last shorter periods in your household. If your family consumes a lot of smaller frozen items that are gone in a week or two, than an upright freezer will help to keep everything organized and easily accessible. The included wire shelving also allows for a lot more different storage arrangements than would be available in chest freezers.
With an upright freezer, you may have trouble placing very large items inside because the shelves cannot be adjusted. The upright freezer’s exterior and interior looks like a refrigerator, with eye-level access to upper compartments and keeping other items within reach. While upright freezers are less energy efficient due to the front-opening door letting more cool air out, they still require less room to operate than chest freezers.
Frost-free uprights continuously circulate cold air, giving no time for frost to form. However, the constantly moving air dries out foods ("freezer burn") after about 3-6 months, which is faster than a manual defrost. If you tend to consume the food in your freezer fairly quickly, than frost-free units make a good purchase decision for you. Keep in mind, though, that they are more expensive to purchase and operate than manual defrost models.
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