IQF Hybrid Tunnel Freezer


Whatever your needs, AFE can meet them in the spaced provided with our flexibility.

The AFE’s IQF Tunnel Freezers have been provided since 1900.

Products include:

  • Large Continuous Operation vegetable freezers
  • Drag Tunnels for bulky items
  • Contact Belt Tunnel Freezers for products with delicate surfaces
  • Packaged Freezers for meats, vegetables, fruits and seafood

AFE IQF Hybrid Tunnel Freezers feature stainless steel evaporators with a straight or staggered tube patter. The evaporators have aluminum magnesium fins that are widely spread out and have various configurations. The evaporators allow for sequential defrost for continuous operation and allow for extended run time due to the coil design and ability to air defrost.

The welded enclosure of the tunnel freezers allow for a Ten Year Warranty with a Leg Supported system.

The full foam cleaning system with zone control and strategically placed rotating nozzels allow for a single pass or recycle system. Steam pasteurization is available with a welded enclosure. AFE Tunnel Freezers are easy to clean and hygiene friendly.

Large Continuous Operation Vegetable FreezersIQF Hybrid Tunnel Freezer, freezing, cooling, refrigeration

  • Continuous Operation for a day or days without stopping
  • High Production, exceeding 40,000 #/hr on the upper end
  • Full Sequential Defrost for multi-week runs
  • Reliable
  • SS Welded or SS Clad Panels
  • Can be used for all vegetables including leafy herbs and spinach

IQF Hybrid Tunnel Freezer, freezing, cooling, refrigeration Packaged Freezers for Meats and Vegetables

  • Modular and Installs in Days
  • Air Defrost or Sequential Defrost
  • Drive Motors External to Freezer
  • Welded Stainless Steel Enclosure
  • Particle and Chunk Products
  • 1,000-20,000 #/hr

Contact Belt TunnelsIQF Hybrid Tunnel Freezer, freezing, cooling, refrigeration

  • Modular or Site Built
  • Extended Run or Sequential Defrost
  • Welded SS Steel or SS Clad Enclosure
  • 1,000-20,000 #/hr
  • Can be used for Wet, Sticky products or Liquid Products
  • Virtually no Belt Marks

IQF Hybrid Tunnel Freezer, freezing, cooling, refrigerationDrag Tunnels

  • Modular or Site Built
  • Extended Run or Sequential Defrost
  • Welded SS Steel or Galvanized Floor
  • 5,000-60,000 #/hr
  • Products loaded in carts
  • 1-6 Lanes with Separate Retention Times Possible

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  • Stainless Steel Tube
  • Straight or Staggered Tube Pattern
  • Wide Fin Spacing
  • Aluminum Magnesium Fins
  • Various Configurations Available
  • Sequential Defrost for Continuous Operation
  • Air Defrost to Double Run Time
  • Extended Run Time Coil Design

Welded Enclosure 

  • Ten Year Warranty with Leg Supported Floor System, the Best Warranty in the Industry
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Cleaning System

Full foam cleaning system with zone control and strategically placed rotating nozzles. Single pass or recycle system. Steam pastreurization is available with a welded enclosure. Easy to clean and hygiene friendly. 

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Whatever your needs AFE can meet them in the space provided with our flexibility.

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Preventative Maintenance programs available

This will ensure your machinery is proactively maintained and unnecessary downtime is eliminated, saving you time and money!

Top 5 Reasons to Preventative Maintenance to Your Freezer

  1. Better overall appearance and hygienic friendly freezer.
  2. Less equipment failure.
  3. Increased safety.
  4. Cost reduction from emergency repairs.
  5. Increased utilization or up-time

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IQF Hybrid Tunnel Freezer

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