Global Patent Index - EP 1236961 A1

EP 1236961 A1 2002-09-04 - Liquid food product cooling plant

Title (en)

Liquid food product cooling plant

Title (de)

Flüssiglebensmittelkühlanlage

Title (fr)

Installation de refroidissement pour produits alimentaires liquides

Publication

EP 1236961 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 01105006 A

Priority

EP 01105006 A

Abstract (en)

The liquid comestible cooler has a coolant circuit (1) with a direct cooler (2), an ice store (3) and a refrigerator (5), which can be connected to the direct cooler or the ice store. The connection is controlled by a switch (6). The refrigerator can have a dew point regulator (54) which operates the switch. An Independent claim is included for method for using the cooler.

Abstract (de)

Die Erfindung betrifft eine Flüssiglebensmittelkühlanlage, insbesondere für Milch, mit einem Kühlmittelkreislauf (1), der einen Direktkühler (2), einen Eisspeicher (3) und ein Kälteaggregat (5) aufweist, wobei eine Schalteinrichtung (6) mit einem Stellglied (4) vorgesehen ist, die dazu ausgebildet ist, das Kälteaggregat (5) wahlweise mit dem Direktkühler (2) oder mit dem Eisspeicher (3) zu verbinden. Die Erfindung erstreckt sich ferner auf ein Verfahren zum Betreiben einer Milchkühlanlage, die mindestens einen Direktkühler (2), einen Eisspeicher (3) und ein Kälteaggregat (5) aufweist, wobei das Kälteaggregat (5) des Direktkühlers (2), der nicht benötigt wird, auf den Eisspeicher (3) umgeschaltet wird. Ferner erstreckt sich die Erfindung auf ein Verfahren zum Betreiben einer Milchkühlanlage mit mehreren Kühleinrichtungen mit den Schritten Bestimmen der erforderlichen Kühlleistung; Auswählen der Kühleinrichtungen, deren addierte Kühlleistung dem geforderten Kühlbedarf am nächsten kommt; Einschalten der benötigten und Abschalten der nicht benötigten Kühleinrichtungen, wobei das Bestimmen der erforderlichen Kühlleistung ein Heranziehen eines Lastprofils (61) umfaßt. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F25D 16/00; A23C 3/04; F25B 5/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F25B 5/02 (2006.01); F25D 16/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F25B 5/02 (2013.01); F25D 16/00 (2013.01); F25B 2400/06 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1236961 A1 20020904; EP 1236961 B1 20050831; AT 303568 T 20050915; DE 50107275 D1 20051006; ES 2248178 T3 20060316

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