Deep Freezer Specifications
When you freeze food, you stop microorganisms from growing that spoil food or cause foodborne illnesses. Use a free-standing freezer set at zero degrees Fahrenheit or below for long-term storage of frozen foods, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Types of free-standing freezers include upright or chest freezer. Deep Freezers are another name for chest freezers. Deep freezers come in a variety of sizes from small to large.
A small deep freezer is the Kenmore 5.1 cu. ft. deep freezer. It is 33 inches high, 27 inches wide with a 21-inch depth. The freezer comes with manual defrost system, one slide-out basket, adjustable thermostat and a smooth finish. The unit can roll to where you want it.
Haier produces the 5.0 cu. ft. deep freezer. The freezer features a defrost drain, one storage basket and manual controls. The deep freezer has a width of 28 3/8 inches, depth of 22 1/16 inches and a height of 33 ¼ inches. (Reference 3)
A middle-size freezer made by Kenmore is the 14.8 cu. ft. deep freezer. It has a textured door finish, two plastic baskets, interior lighting and a security lock. The deep freezer measures 35 inches high, 48 inches wide and 29 ½ inches deep. It can hold up to 518 lbs of food.
The Whirlpool EH155FXTQ has a capacity of 15 cu. ft. The unit features two plastic baskets, a key security lock and a defrost drain. The deep freezer is 46 1/8 inches wide, 34 3/4 inches high and 29 5/16 inches deep.
The Kenmore Elite has a capacity of 24.9 cu. ft. The deep freezer stores up to 827 lbs. of frozen food. It sounds an alarm when the interior unit goes above 23 degrees Fahrenheit. The freezer features a manual defrost system, digital controls, three plastic baskets and an interior light. The unit measures 35 inches high, 73 ¼ inches wide and 29 ½ inches deep.
Whirlpool manufacturers a 22 cu. ft. capacity deep freezer that offers an interior light, power-on light, defrost system and a key lock. It alarms you, if the inside of the freezer goes below an unsafe temperature. The deep freezer measures 64 15/16 inches wide, 34 3/4 inches high and 29 5/16 inches deep.
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