Frigel Group Introduces 3FR Modular Air-Cooled Chillers

Frigel Group, Scandicci, Italy, an intelligent process cooling system manufacturer, has announced the launch of its 3FR modular air-cooled chillers for plastics processors in North America. Supporting needs from 38 to 130 tons, these modular chillers offer better control, flexibility and an industry-leading Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) for users in need of a smarter option for a wide range of processes, including injection and blow molding, blown film and cast sheet/film extrusion applications.

The line of super-compact 3FR chillers combine high cooling capacities with high energy efficiency to decrease cooling times, increase quality and repeatability of product production, and decrease overall costs. Each unit is equipped with a single refrigeration circuit, high-efficiency Bitzer screw compressor with an optional inverter drive, remote air-cooled condenser and on-board digital controls. As a plug-and-play solution, the units provide low charges of refrigerant gas, high energy efficiency and high reliability. Onboard microprocessor controls found on each chiller offer the ability to optimize performance, including energy monitoring, self-diagnostics and real-time troubleshooting.

The split-system chillers feature an indoor chiller module and outdoor remote condenser, ultimately reducing the system footprint inside the plant. The units are ideal for processors looking to reduce costs and increase efficiency through a streamlined solution that eliminates the need for a cooling tower system, or the need for glycol.

Each unit provides flexibility that supports plastics processors with an efficient, cost effective solution. Frigel’s 3FR chillers represent an evolution of an industry standard, leveraging the company’s expertise in intelligent process cooling to bring users increased modularity, efficiency and digital process cooling integration.

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