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Display Cabinet Testing

Test your display cabinets under controlled conditions at CRT, Cambridge.

CRT test chambers may be utilised for the testing and performance evaluation of refrigerated display cabinets in compliance with BS EN 441 or to the later BS EN ISO 23953-2: 2005 or to operators own standard specifications.


Tests can be carried out in CRT No.4 test chamber on either remote or integral cabinets.


For remote units a speed-controlled 10hp condensing unit coupled to a Danfoss mass flow meter is available.

Basic tests common to standards are:

  • Terms & conditions
  • General mechanical & physical requirements
  • Linear dimensions, areas & volumes
  • General test conditions
  • Temperature test
  • Classification according to temperature
  • Defrosting test
  • Water vapour condensation test
  • Defrosting test
  • Water vapour condensation test
  • Electrical energy consumption test
  • Test for absence of odour & taste
  • Installation, maintenance & users guide


related information

Federation of Environmental Trade Associations

Carbon Trust

BS EN standards

american ANSI standards

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