Bryan L. Ford
fordb at bcc.orst.edu
Wed Nov 5 18:32:34 EST 1997
edwardn at bigfoot.com wrote:
> Does anyone know of any other brands of -85 degree freezers besides
> revco. It seems that every lab that I have been to has a revco. Most of
> my colleagues have had difficulties with their revco units. I am tring
> to see what other options I have in my search for a -85 freezer. Any
> suggestions would be greatly appreciated, even if it is just a name.
We have also had poor results with Revco (beware that these units also
now come under other brand names, perhaps to escape their reputation).
We have had very good results with Forma Scientific's -86 degree units
(total of about 5 freezer years of completely problem-free operation).
Forma also has the most highly developed refrigerants from an ozone
depletion standpoint-- they are well ahead of the regulatory curve in
Hope this is useful to you.
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