Defrosting and Maintenance of Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers

Ultra-low temperature (ULT) Freezers have been integral to laboratories, hospitals, research facilities, and most importantly, blood banks. The special freezers are designed and developed to maintain extremely low temperatures, mostly ranging from -40°C to -86°C.

This way, it ensures that such valuable biological samples, including blood products critical for transfusion and required for research, are kept for future use.

Two very important aspects that are the basis for the proper functioning and long life of this indispensable piece of equipment are proper defrosting and proper maintenance at regular intervals. The following is an overview of the importance of defrosting and procedures for maintaining an ultra low temp freezer, with an emphasis on storage in blood banks.

Defrosting and Maintenance of Ultra-Low Temperature Freezers