A Laboratory Vacuum Cooler

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Title: A Laboratory Vacuum Cooler
Authors: Gormley, T. R. (Thomas Ronan)
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6971
Date: 1975
Abstract: A laboratory apparatus for vacuum cooling up to 1 kg of horticultural produce at a time is described. The system consists of a vacuum pump and gauge, a water trap, and a cooling chamber fitted with thermocouples. Vacuum cooling tests on strawberries, mushrooms and lettuce showed that the apparatus worked satisfactorily and cooling rates were similar to those obtained with commercial cooking systems.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: An Foras TalĂșntais
Keywords: Heat removal;Cooling system
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Agriculture and Food Science Research Collection

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