Subfreezing temperatures inside cold rooms and freezers can seep through the floor, even when it is well insulated. As the soil underneath freezes, capillary action draws water into the frozen areas where the water forms a concentrated ice mass. As the ice mass grows, it can heave the floor and columns, causing damage to the structure and putting valuable inventory at risk.
Freezer Frost Heave Prevention Heat Trace System
nVent Thermal Management offers a freezer frost heave prevention system that when installed in the subfloor under the freezer-floor insulation, can prevent frost heave damage in commercial freezers, ice arenas or other cold room areas.
Other frost heave prevention systems, such as hydronic heating systems, require a complex design that:
nVent Thermal Management frost heave prevention systems have a simple design consisting of:
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