REDUCING THE EFFECTS OF ICE ACCUMULATION IN EVAPORATORS USING TRIZ
Frozen products are heavily consumed by families in cities. Logistical process of these products usually includes their storage in cold rooms. The component of cooling system, responsible for this cooling, is the evaporator. This article aims to evaluate control of ice accumulation process in industrial cold room evaporators, which is a critical factor for higher performance for this component. Using the TRIZ methodology, the problem was diagnosed and classified with the appropriate tools, and solutions were presented for delaying accumulation and also provide quick removing of ice in evaporators. The result is the generation of alternatives for reducing this undesired effect, providing a cooling system with lower energy consumption and increased safety in food products.
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