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Cemafroid and Tecnea remain fully operational and at your service

Dear Customers and Partners,

In this period of global health crisis, Cemafroid and Tecnea remain fully operational and at your service to get through these difficult months in France, Italy, Canada and in all the countries of the world where we operate. The cold chain, both for food and for health products, is more essential than ever to ensure the nutrition of populations and their care. Everyone needs refrigeration professionals in these pandemic times, your equipment, your services and your skills and all the staff of Cemafroid is operational to support you in respecting government guidelines and ensuring your safety and that of Cemafroid and Tecnea staff.

Our laboratories for both tests and calibrations and verifications remain operational in Fresnes, Cestas and Casale Monferatto. We honor all of our test and verification appointments and still have slots available for your calibrations and tool verifications. Do not hesitate to send us your materials by courier service or carrier. Our certification and inspection teams are at your disposal in telework to support you and guarantee your compliance and performance, issue certificates of compliance and answer your questions. They manage your certification files and you can take advantage of any availability to update your files with our team. Our experts are at your disposal to support you and help you solve your cold chain, refrigeration and air conditioning problems. Our training actions are maintained with modern videoconferencing tools. Most of our services remain available.

All measures have been taken to ensure the safety of our teams and our customers and to facilitate the organization of our services in compliance with the rules laid down by the various governments with teleworking and without taking unnecessary risks. All scheduled meetings will be held by videoconference or conference call. We have also innovated for training by offering those that can by videoconference allowing participants to participate remotely on a computer or a phone.

Let us do everything, together, so as not to transform the health crisis into an economic crisis!

With best regards
The management of Cemafroid Tecnea

Laboratories and test facilities

Cemafroid has testing facilities and laboratories at the cutting edge of technology

Testing tunnels and climatic chambers to reproduce all weather conditions

Testing tunnels for large-sized equipment

The laboratories of Cemafroid include 2 thermostatic testing tunnels in Cestas (33) that can accommodate large-size equipment (semi-trailers, tanks, refrigerated wagons, etc ...), and 6 tunnels and climate cells in Fresnes (94) that can accommodate any type of equipment (Semi-trailer, refrigeration units, display cabinet, etc ...).

  laboratoires tunnels climatiques Cemafroid Fresnes   Laboratoire métrologie Cemafroid   Schéma utilisation Tunnels climatiques Fresnes  
  Climatic tunnel   Metrology laboratory   Facilities scheme  


The tunnels of Fresnes take into account the toughest environment regulations with a refrigerating system operating with ammonia (NH3) and carbon dioxide (CO2), which are natural refrigerants with no impact on the environment.
These tunnels also have means for regulating the air speed and humidity. The temperature scope of the 6 tunnels can range from -40°C to +55°C.

Climatic and thermostatic chambers for display cabinets, thermometers, recorders, packaging, temperature indicators...

Cemafroid is also equipped with climatic and thermostatic chambers to carry out tests on smaller sized equipment such as display cabinet, small containers, refrigerators and freezers, packaging and all measuring instruments including temperature indicators.
These cells can satisfy any type of performance between a temperature range from -80°C to +180°C.

Calibration bath and ovens to perform calibrations and verifications

To perform calibration and verification services, Cemafroid also has heat chambers and thermostatically controlled ovens as well as standard thermometers, acquisitions plants,etc...

  Bain étalonnage température   Four étalonnage température   Point de glace fondante étalonnage température  
  Calibration baths   Calibration ovens   Melting point of ice  


Main equipment for measurements and tests

Measurement stations, Temperature sensors, Recorder chip...

For temperature measurements, Cemafroid has more than 20 measurement stations each equipped with 40 temperature sensors platinum resistance (PT 100).

AMCA box

Cemafroid has a ventilating box to perform flow measurements according to AMCA standard and NF EN ISO 5801

Other testing equipement

Refrigerators and freezers for the conditioning of products, Calorimeters, Infrared thermal imaging cameras, Power Meters and clips ampere-metric, Pressure gauges and pressure sensors, Pressure and humidity sensors, Flowmeters, light meters, Scales and weigh up to 26 t, Sound Level Meter Class 1, Dew point hygrometers, Anemometers, Heaters...

For more informaiton please consult Installations and testing facilities bochure.

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