How do you keep ice from forming on the back wall and top of the refrigerator portion of a refrigerator-freezer?
You didn't say how old the freezer is. However, what usually causes this is loading your freezer too tight with food (no air circulating) or accidently leaving the door ajar (this happens more often than one realizes.) Your temperature may be way too cold. Once these freezers are 10 - 12 years old then it's time to get a new one. To sustain a freezer for a long life period one needs to rotate their foods (food you bought a few weeks to a month before should be kept on top and the newer foods put underneath.) Also, anything that has been in your freezer for a year should be thrown out. If you hunt or fish or have bought roasts, etc., put plastic wrap around it, then wrap it in several sheets of newspaper. The newspaper is an insullation and will keep your meats from freezer burns and you may get more than a year out of those meats. Freezer burned meats are not bad for you, but they do lose their flavor.
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Answer . Not all freezers are on top. Some are side by sides, which means the freezer is on the left and the 'fridge' is on the right. In the case of the fridge in my house, the freezer is on the bottom. I guess it all just depends on the brand.
you put the ice outside if it is cold enough or you can put it in a frezzer or an ice box. :) .
Why is the ice compartment placed at the upper portion of the refrigerator and not at the lower portion?
The ice compartment is placed at the upper portion of the refrigerator, because the lower compartment is warmer and this might cause the ice to melt.
You can find a fridge with the freezer compartment at the bottom almost in any store. They can be on the side too.
You shouldn't carry raw meat between countries. I could be (a) dangerous and (b) illegal. Don't take the chance.. Find a good German butcher in England and buy your bratwurst there.
Before refrigeration, ice was an extreme luxury in the summer months. In Europe, drinks were kept chilled (and ices made) by bottling liquids and cooling them in a solution of water and saltpeter, which produces relatively low temperatures. In general, households which had ice had generally stored… some from winter, packed in sawdust, in an ice house. I remember being fascinated as a little girl reading the scene in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Farmer Boy where Almanzo and his family cut large blocks of ice from a pond with a huge saw and then pack and store them. Those who didn't have the means or the wherewithal to store ice-which was most people-kept their food and drinks as cool as possible by storing them in window boxes, in spring houses where small streams ran through cool dark building, or even sometimes tied to lines under water in a lake or pond. As you can imagine, this wasn't terribly effective and many people died from eating spoiled food and/or dairy, most famously President Zachary Taylor who was said to have been brought down by a snack of cherries and cream eaten at an Independence Day celebration. It wasn't until the latter part of the 19th century that refrigerated train cars came about as a means of shipping produce. The first of these were cooled by blocks of ice housed in insulating material (patented in 1867, I believe). Before that, all of the produce you could buy had to be grown locally. The invention of refrigerated train cars helped establish Chicago as the "hog butcher to the world" (because meat no longer had to be butchered on site and sold immediately) and California as a mass producer of "luxury" perishables (citrus fruits, peaches, avocados, etc.). The invention of refrigerated train cars made such an impact on society, that it is actually part of the U.S. History curriculum I teach to my 11th graders! Hope this answers your question. It is amazing to think of how many years people lived without the modern conveniences we enjoy today. ( Full Answer )
There are a number of reasons ice will develop in a freezer. 1. Warm air can seep in through an improperly closed or not sealed door causing the air to freeze on the evaporator coils. This will also happen if the door has been left open too long. 2. An auto defrost fan should be keeping moisture out… of the freezer to not cause ice to form, if this is not happening, the fan could be damaged. 3. Typically a self-defrosting freezer will defrost themselves every 6 to 12 hrs., by turning off the compressor and turning on the defrost heater. If any part of the compressor is damaged, the self defrost feature will not work and frost will occur. 4. Low refrigerant levels can cause frost. Low levels can produce warm gas to run over the coils and then freeze. ( Full Answer )
Before refrigeration, ice was an extreme luxury in the summer months. In Europe, drinks were kept chilled (and ices made) by bottling liquids and cooling them in a solution of water and saltpeter, which produces relatively low temperatures. In general, households which had ice had generally stored …some from winter, packed in sawdust, in an ice house. I remember being fascinated as a little girl reading the scene in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Farmer Boy where Almanzo and his family cut large blocks of ice from a pond with a huge saw and then pack and store them. Those who didn't have the means or the wherewithal to store ice-which was most people-kept their food and drinks as cool as possible by storing them in window boxes, in spring houses where small streams ran through cool dark building, or even sometimes tied to lines under water in a lake or pond. As you can imagine, this wasn't terribly effective and many people died from eating spoiled food and/or dairy, most famously President Zachary Taylor who was said to have been brought down by a snack of cherries and cream eaten at an Independence Day celebration. It wasn't until the latter part of the 19th century that refrigerated train cars came about as a means of shipping produce. The first of these were cooled by blocks of ice housed in insulating material (patented in 1867, I believe). Before that, all of the produce you could buy had to be grown locally. The invention of refrigerated train cars helped establish Chicago as the "hog butcher to the world" (because meat no longer had to be butchered on site and sold immediately) and California as a mass producer of "luxury" perishables (citrus fruits, peaches, avocados, etc.). The invention of refrigerated train cars made such an impact on society, that it is actually part of the U.S. History curriculum I teach to my 11th graders! Hope this answers your question. It is amazing to think of how many years people lived without the modern conveniences we enjoy today. . ( Full Answer )
One Answer The best thing to do is to wrap the dry ice in newspaper this wil make it last longer and stop you from getting burnt while handling it. place it in the top of the fridge and close the door. Keep an eye on it to make sure you have enough dry ice in there. Another Answer Do not p…lace the dry ice on the top shelf of the refrigerator unless you want the items below to freeze. Place the wrapped block on a lower shelf. A 10lb block should last 12-24 hours. ( Full Answer )
The refrigerator shelf life of Iced Tea is 3 to 4 days. If it smells funny or tastes funny - throw it out! You don't want your tea to smell and taste like that nasty tea served at fast food restaurants.
Before refrigeration the only source of ice was natural ice. Ice would be harvested in the winter from frozen rivers in cold climates and then stored in large quantities in insulated underground icehouses. Ice would even be shipped aroud the world to warmer climates.
depending on if your "ice cream" is eaten hot.If it is eaten cold,it depeands on the refrigerator
This is a throwback from earlier times, when ice boxes were literally boxes which held ice. The cold air would fall, and cool the food below. Cool air does not rise, which is why the ice box was not below the food. In modern refrigerators, this is no longer an issue, and many manufacturers are now …putting the freezer section at the bottom, rather than the top. ( Full Answer )
Refrigeration works by drawing heat away from the unit. It does this through a process of evaporation.
Both the refrigerator and the freezer have fans to keep it at cold temperatures. PV=RT; A compressor raises the pressure of the gas volume V and temperature rises. A fan blows away the heat into the room. Then the gas pressure is dropped in the refrig cold room and the temperature drops in the co…ld room, PV=RT. The heat in the cold room heats up the gas and the volume goes to the compressorr again, ec,etc,etc. ( Full Answer )
The ice box had to be regularly restocked with ice to keep cool, while the frdge only needs to be plugged into a socket.
The freezer absorbs heat energy in the freezer and dumps it outside of the freezer.
In the old days and still in many refrigerators, the freezer was actually inside the refrigerator cabinet. It is the coldest place in the fridge where the cooling coils are located, and when cold air leaks out of it, that cold air falls down into the outer cabinet of the refrigerator. Warm air from …the refrigerator portion rises up to the freezer section and gets cooled in turn. This is also why the vegetable "crispers" are located in the bottom of the fridge, I believe--the coldest air from the freezer falls there first, keeping the fruit and veggies freshest. ( Full Answer )
You can buy a refrigerator with the freezer compartment at the bottom if you want. It just seems easier to me to have the freezer compartment at the top of the. refrigerator if you want to see what's in there without bending over
Is there any refrigerator made with a drawer type freezer on the bottom and a SINGLE door on top with EXTERNAL ice and or water dispenser?
Kenmore Elite: Four door refrigerator with advanced features Kenmore refrigerator is a trio 4-door bottom freezer refrigerator with French doors and dual freezer drawers. The all new stainless steel Elite refrigerator will suit any modern home decor! Price and availability: This stainles…s steel 4-door. Kenmore refrigerator will cost you $3,400 and $3,100 (black). This refrigerator has four doors. The question is regarding ONE door on top (not French door which is a split single door).. BITE ME!! ( Full Answer )
The freezer compartment is often located at the top of arefrigerator because warm air is less dense than cold air. Thecooled air from the freezer compartment goes down, thus it is notlost.
It is not always at the top as its a refrigerator so it can cool any compartments it contains it contains due to its special mecanism
Because in the freezer cold air present , cold air denser so it flows down to the rest of the compartment and thus cooling rest of the compartment
Usually it's a foam type insulation between the refrigerator walls. Most of the times simple Styrofoam. To prevent condensation the walls often have a semi-vacuum environment.
Ice is already frozen, but if you mean can you make ice in a refrigerator, the answer is yes provided it has a freezing compartment. . well... since ice is already frozen i am not sure what you are trying to ask if you mean will water freeze then yes it can most refrigerators should be kept betwee…n 32 and 40 degrees if it is over then your food could spoil if it is too close to 32 then water could possibly freeze from being too cold also if you have food or liquid in a fridge tht is right next to a freezer then if ur food is in the fridge on the side closest to the freezer it could freeze from being to cold since it is sitting on the side next to the frezer lol and if u feel the little wall thingy if you have tht kind of fridge then tht wall is always very cold more so thn the wall on the other side if tht makes any sense...?? To-Bee ( Full Answer )
You don't require a fan as the cold air from the freezer cools the contents of the fridge as it falls to bottom of the cabinet thermodynamically.
Because the room is not cold enough to keep the ice cream frozen. WARNING! DO NOT REFREEZE ICE CREAM IF IT HAS MELTED! OTHERWISE YOU MIGHT GET FOOD POISONING!
Its not always on top of it, sometimes on the side of it, sometimes on the bottom of it. Sometimes its a separate unit entirely from the refrigerated section.
seriously nothing being said about automatic defrost and defrost timer ...could be that its not going through its defrost cycle meaning its stuck on cooling cycle and creating your frost in freezer means bad defrost timer,not going into defrost mode ..old units have manual timers new refrigeraters h…ave computer boards.try unplugging refrigerater for 24hrs open door and let defrost, then plug in, if you get refrigerator to cool that next day ...more then likely its the defroster timer ( Full Answer )
To GE model GSSxxxx models, there is no defrost timer. It uses themain control board to time it.
Arizona Arnold Palmer is the best on the market, and has the most sales. It is not TurkeyHill. That is just false advertisement.
If you don't want the freezer to get smelly or moldy the lid should be propped open a little. If you can still fit the fridge on, then fine. However do NOT store a fridge lying down - only in it's normal orientation, or you will have compressor problems when using it again.
The hole for the defrost tray inside the fridge might be blocked with something. The evaporator drip tray above the motor might be blocked. Check to see if the foam packaging was removed before you switched it on . . . a common oversite.
Why is the ice compartment placed at the upper portion of a refrigerator and not at the lowe portion?
Cold air sinks, so it would make more sense to place the ice compartment at the top of the fridge so the rest of it stays colder.
The mechanism on a refrigerator involves heating the cooling element (evaporator coil) for a short period, melting any frost that has formed upon it and having it drain through a collecting duct at the back of the unit. The cycle is controlled by an electric or electronic timer: For every six to 12 …hours of compressor operation it runs a defrost heater element for about 15 minutes to a half hour. The defrost heater, having a typical power rating of 350 W to 600 W, is mounted just below the evaporator coil and is protected from short circuits with fusible links. Older refrigerators ran the timer continuously, but to activate the defrost heater less often and thereby save energy, contemporary designs run the timer only when the compressor motor runs, so if the refrigerator door is left closed, the compressor and heater element will run less often. The defrost heater circuit also includes a defrost thermostat that senses when the cooling element temperature has risen to 40ï¿½F (5ï¿½C), or warmer, interrupting the current flow in the element and preventing excessive heating of the freezer compartment. The defrost timer is designed to run the compressor motor or the defrost heater, but not both at once.Inside the freezer, dry air is circulated around the cabinet using one or more fans. In a typical design the cold air from the freezer compartment is ducted to the fresh food compartment, and circulated back into the freezer compartment. Air circulation helps sublimate any ice that may form on frozen items in the freezer compartment.Instead of the traditional cooling elements assembled within the freezer liner, auto-defrost elements are compact and separated from the main cabinet space, allowing them to be heated for short periods to dispose of any ice that has formed.. ( Full Answer )
YOU DO NOT. you call a company who specialise in HVAC and have their licensed technicians come and do it.
your question is wrong the refrigerator have many wall it depends it has a wall because to protect what is inside and the cool or the air con will be cool
The coldest part of the ice box used to be the top part, where the ice was inserted. When Ice was no longer used, the cooling system fed into the top and the cold would go down. However, you can buy refrigerators with the freezer on the side or the bottom. We like the bottom type, because it puts… the fridge higher and we are fairly tall. ( Full Answer )
There is no fully accurate answer because there are many variables that can alter the time it takes for water to freeze in an ice cube tray. (such as temperature of the freezer, size of the ice cubes, how much stuff s in the freezer, starting temperature of the water, altitude, etc.) What all this m…eans is that depending on the situation, it can range anywhere from 40 minutes, to 5 hours for you to make fully solid ice cubes. ( Full Answer )
An icebox is exactly that - an insulated box, nothing more, nothing less, in which a block of ice was placed to cool the air (and contents). In the age before the electrical refrigerator, the icebox filled the same roll. A refrigerator is similar in appear and construction of the basic "box", but…, rather than rely on a cold substance (ice) to cool the interior air, uses an electric pump to decompress one of several gases (formerly freon, now a variety of similarly-performing gases). These gases are decompressed by the refrigerator's main electrical pump, then piped through the main body of the 'frig. Due to the lower gas pressure, they are endothermic , which means, that as the gas expands back up to normal atmospheric pressure, it absorbs heat. The warm gas is then piped back into the electric pump, which decompresses the gas, in an exothermic reaction. Technically, a refrigerator is a simple heat pump; using the decompression/expansion of the gas to draw heat from inside the refrigerator and expelling that heat out into the surrounding air. ( Full Answer )
Plastic offers a number of important advantages as a construction material. It is relatively inexpensive and weighs very little, as compared to using something like marble, glass, stainless steel, or granite for the walls of your refrigerator. It is waterproof, giving it an advantage over wood or pa…rticle board or cotton. Also it is a poor conductor of heat. ( Full Answer )
There might be a more scientific answer but that is just the general style some places have a mini fridge on top while the rest is freezer so it's just the general style is
Water will freeze at 0 degrees celcius. A typical refrigerator will be set to about 4 degrees.
yes, but its probably better to store it in a simple insulated cooler; it will last longer in an insulated cooler than in the fridge.
Hamburger & Other Ground Meats including; ground beef, turkey, veal, pork, lamb, & mixtures of them 1 to 2 days in the refrigerator 3 to 4 months in the freezer.
What would cause your 3 yr old bottom freezer refrigerator to keep having ice on the bottom of the freezer?
The most likely cause is that the defroster drain is clogged with ice. During the defrost cycle, a small heater warms the evaporator coils, allowing accumulated ice to melt. The water is then collected in a drain, where it drips into a pan underneath the refrigerator, and evaporates. If the me…ltwater re-freezes in the drain, then during the next defrost cycle, more water will back up and freeze, clogging it further. Eventually, the water will overflow into the freezer compartment, resulting in this condition. If this is the cause, the simplest way to fix this is simply to pack all your food in a cooler with dry ice, and then unplug the refrigerator for about six hours. This will let all the ice in the defroster drain melt out. Put lots of towels around the bottom if you don't want a mess. If you are up for a fix-it adventure, another solution is to unplug the refrigerator, and remove the panels inside the refrigerator, then put a small immersion heater in the defrost drain area until it is clear. This way you may be able to avoid removing all the food. ( Full Answer )
air contains moisture & suction line is very cold both in contact moisture turns into ice. just a joke
Yes. Remember ice melts in your drinks so if it wasn't you would get sick. This answer is only valid in the US. In many countries the ice still can't be trusted because the water sytems are not very good. All through Europe it is advisable to drink bottled water and not have ice in drinks.
It's a method of insulation. The gap between the inner and outerwalls is filled with insulation material - that prevents the heatfrom outside the fridge getting into the contents.