For most of us, a freezer doesn’t do anything more than give us a convenient source of ready meals or allow us to store the produce from our gardens or allotments to tide us over the winter.
But in industrial applications, freezers do much more than that. Processes such as blast-freezing, for example, allow large quantities of food to be frozen quickly, ensuring that it reaches the shops or restaurants in peak condition.
Freezing on a large scale, however, doesn’t come much bigger that that taking place at the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) being built in the south of France. ITER is a fusion reactor, and if it’s successful the technology could solve most of the world’s energy problems, and without producing harmful radioactive waste.
Hotter Than the Sun
Bottle coolers and conventional freezers from suppliers such as Fridge Freezer Direct may well keep things cold, but …