ICE Thermal Energy Storage (ICE TES) With Vacuum Ice Maker (VIM)
IDE’s Vacuum Ice Maker (VIM) for Thermal Energy Storage (TES) is the most efficient ice maker with typical power consumption of less than 1 kW per Ton. VIM for TES is based on proven IDE Vacuum Ice Technology, which has been operating worldwide for more than 20 years. The VIM produces environmentally friendly ice slurry that is stored in a simple, low cost storage tank without any internals.
The VIM has been serving the refrigeration and mining industries since the early 1990s.
The Most energy efficient ice maker
Total power consumption is less than 1.0 kW/Ton
Simple,low cost storage tank
The ice slurry is stored in tanks without any internals or moving parts.
Very rapid discharge capability
Small ice crystals enable rapid TES discharge, maximizing flexibility for energy cost savings.
The VIM employs water as a refrigerant.
Heavy duty – highest capacity and long service life
The VIM unit can operate for 20 years and more. One unit supplies up to 1,000 TonR/day (3,500kW)