Blog | April 26th, 2018

Effects of Bad Electrical Connection in Freezers and Coolrooms

Effects of Bad Electrical Connection in Freezers and Coolrooms

Operating a business isn’t easy, especially for all types of restaurants, cafeterias, convenience stores, or other food related establishments, that’s because they rely on the continuous functioning of freezers and coolrooms. When freezers and coolrooms do not function properly because of the effects of bad electrical connection, food related businesses are at great risk of losing business and valuable food stocks.

The effects of bad electrical connection in freezers and coolrooms can literally drain a company of considerable money, and can cause machinery to malfunction or cease to function. This can adversely affect chilled and frozen foods, or cause an exorbitant increase in the amount of energy used. Basically, bad electrical connection in coolrooms and freezers is definitely not good for business.

Particularly, electrical connection problems can even cause the compressor to malfunction or fail, resulting in very expensive losses to products and stored food in freezers and coolrooms. Thankfully, these problems as well as unnecessarily high energy usage from bad electrical connections can be avoided, by taking corrective action as soon as inconsistent temperature and electrical usage are observed.

Avoid Negative Freezer and Coolroom Effects from A Bad Electrical Connection

To avoid excessive energy usage and costly repairs of electrical components, as well as the loss of valuable food stocks, it is advised to have your freezers and coolrooms professionally inspected with diagnostic testing and maintained on a regular basis.

The main effects of bad electrical connection in freezers and coolrooms is the lack of temperature consistency. This problem hits restaurants, cafeterias, and convenience stores hard, especially during summer when the temperature is hotter. When freezers and coolrooms have inconsistent temperatures, food stocks will spoil faster, and businesses have to absorb the costs of spoiled products and high energy costs caused ultimately by a bad electrical connection.

Monitoring the digital thermostat and then recording it daily will help to ascertain if there may be a bad electrical connection. While a few degrees of thermal variance is within the norm of a busy restaurant’s coolroom, any major fluctuations can be a tell-tale sign there is an electrical problem. Another indication would be if a noticeable influx of electrical usage is discovered or a trip circuit breaker.

Because freezers and coolrooms are designed specially to meet exact engineering standards, they rarely do break down. However, when there is a problem, it can often be electrical in nature, especially if there is a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker.

Mark Connelly
C&M Coolroom Services
E-mail: markconnelly@cmcoolrooms.com.au
Mobile: 0412 536 315

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