Ultra Low Temperature Freezer Maintenance
The typical lifespan of an ultra-low-temperature freezer is 12-15 years. Properly maintaining your ULT freezer will increase its useful life, reduce temperature fluctuations, and minimize energy consumption.
Freezer Maintenance Policy
You can receive points in My Cardinal Green for filling out a Freezer Maintenance Policy and posting it on your ULT freezer. You can also receive points for performing each action listed in the policy. Below are some helpful videos and resources for performing some of these activities. Always consult the manufacturer’s instructions before attempting any maintenance procedures.
Ultra Low Temp Freezer Maintenance
Short How-To Videos
Eppendorf ULT Freezer - How to Protect Precious Samples
Esco Lexicon® ULT Freezer Maintenance Video
Haier Biomedical - How to clean the condenser filter
Thermo Fisher Scientific - ULT How-To Videos (scroll down to the bottom)
Manufacturer Maintenance Protocols
Panasonic VIP Eco - Preventive Maintenance for your ULT Freezer Technical Bulletin
SU780XLE -86˚C Ultra-Low Storage Freezer - Operating Manual
TSX Series Ultra Low Temperature Freezers Installation and Operation