Roof Membranes

Outdoor Walk-in Coolers and Freezers: Rubber Roof Membranes

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When purchasing an outdoor walk-in cooler or freezer, it is important to know exactly what type of unit you are getting. Some walk-in units require on-site construction, additional refrigeration work, or mandatory accessories. Rubber roof membranes, or rain roofs, are often required on standard metal …

roof membrane

The Seamless Fiberglass Design of Polar King Eliminates the Need for a Rubber Roof Membrane

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A rubber roof membrane, or rain roof, on an outdoor walk-in cooler or freezer, is intended to prevent water from leaking to the inside of the box. These roofing systems are typically installed after the walk-in unit has been constructed or built on-site. Installing the …

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Polar King International: 100% Weatherproof Seamless Exterior

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Polar King International, Inc. manufactures outdoor walk-in coolers and outdoor walk-in freezers that feature a seamless fiberglass construction. What makes the seamless exterior so beneficial? It is 100% weatherproof. There is absolutely no way moisture can penetrate the skin of the unit and cause damage …

Walk-in Coolers

Common Problems with Walk-In Coolers and Freezers: Leaks and Water Buildup

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A walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer is one of the most important investments that a company or foodservice operation can make. While there are many manufacturers and types of walk-ins, one of the most common issues is leaking water or water buildup inside of the …

hazardous locations

Hazardous Locations: Class I, Class II, and Class III Locations

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As the use of electricity increased in manufacturing, mining, and other industries during the late 19th century and early 20th century, a number of accidents directly related to the ignition of flammable gases and vapors occurred. These lead authorities to implement classification systems in order …

Mortuary Walk-in Cooler

Polar King Mortuary Walk-in Cooler

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Mortuary body coolers are an essential tool for not only preserving bodies but also to keep internal organs preserved for transplants. At Polar King International, Inc. we understand the critical importance and sensitivity regarding the storage of the deceased. The Polar King Mortuary Walk-in Cooler …

hazardous locations

Polar King Walk-in Coolers and Freezers Use in Hazardous Locations 

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) hazardous locations are areas where flammable liquids, gases or vapors or combustible dusts exist in sufficient quantities to produce an explosion or fire. In hazardous locations, specially designed equipment and special installation techniques must be used …

Pizza Hut

Outdoor Refrigeration Saves Valuable Space Indoors: A Case Study with Pizza Hut of Ft. Wayne

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What’s one of the most effective ways of creating more space back-of-house? Take out the walk-in cooler or freezer by installing one on the outside of the store instead. That’s been the experience of Dave Ritenour, Director of Maintenance for Pizza Hut of Ft. Wayne …

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Polar King Increases Structural Warranty from 10 to 12 years on all Walk-in Cooler and Walk-in Freezer Units

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Polar King International, Inc. recently announced an increase of two years to the structural warranty of their walk-in cooler and walk-in freezer units. The new 12 year structural warranty ensures that the structure, roof, doors, floor, frame, interior and exterior surfaces are free of both …