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Refrigerator Defrost Timer

A Refrigerator Defrost Timer is a synchronous motor control that activates an internal SPDT switch to actuate a defrost heater in a refrigerator. They are designed to control whether a refrigerator’s compressor and defrost heater are on, making them essential to properly operating cold equipment in your kitchen. The compressor and defrost heater warm the unit’s evaporator coil to melt the frost that forms on it.

Product Details:

What is a Refrigerator Defrost Timer?

A Refrigerator Defrost Timer is a synchronous motor control that activates an internal SPDT switch to actuate a defrost heater in a refrigerator. They are designed to control whether a refrigerator’s compressor and defrost heater are on, making them essential to properly operating cold equipment in your kitchen. The compressor and defrost heater warm the unit’s evaporator coil to melt the frost that forms on it.

Application of Refrigerator Defrost Timer:

Defrost timers are used to shut off the refrigerator compressor and the evaporator fan motors. They regularly turn on the defrost system to rid the evaporator of defrost. Over time, the timer motor, motor bearing, or reduction gears on electromechanical timers.

Features and Benefits of Refrigerator Defrost Timer:

  • Defrost initiation is adjustable from 1-12 operations per circuit per

     day; minimum 2 hours required between successive operations

  • Mechanical defrost termination is adjustable from 6-106 minutes

     in one-minute increments

  • Two SPDT snap switches per module. 3/16″ male push-on switch

     terminals.

  • Program Modules switch rating: 10 Amps, 1/3 HP, 120-240V AC;

     345 VA pilot duty

  • Quiet – synchronous design provides extremely quiet operation
  • Position freedom – the timer can be mounted in various locations
  • Interchangeability – standard mounting allows use in

     all applications

  • Double insulated – requires no earth grounding
  • Brass contacts for better corrosion protection
  • Approved for use in propane-based systems

Specification of Refrigerator Defrost Timer:

The following are different time durations expressed in hours and minutes:

– 4 hours 15 minutes

– 4 hours 20 minutes

– 6 hours 15 minutes

– 6 hours 21 minutes

– 6 hours 25 minutes

– 6 hours 30 minutes

– 8 hours 7 minutes

– 8 hours 8 minutes

– 8 hours 20 minutes

– 8 hours 21 minutes

– 8 hours 30 minutes

– 10 hours 21 minutes

– 10 hours 25 minutes

– 10 hours 30 minutes

– 12 hours 21 minutes

– 12 hours 25 minutes

– 12 hours 30 minutes

– 12 hours 45 minutes

 

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