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Built for Rugged Environments. Built to Protect Your Facility.

Explosion-proof chillers are designed to withstand rugged and dangerous environments. GCI Refrigeration Technologies chillers are built for demanding applications, including food, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemicals, nuclear science, and more.

Our custom, explosion-proof chillers are built to meet specific regulations and NEC Class Divisions. All explosion-proof chillers are custom built to your order and can meet Class 1 Division 1 and Class 1 Division 2. We offer chiller options in various capacities to meet your facility needs.


Water-Condensing Explosion-Proof Chillers

GCI Refrigeration Technologies designs and constructs custom water-condensing systems to meet your facility’s demanding environment. We construct them from standard components, reinforce them, and customize them for each client. Contact us for a water-condensing explosion-proof chiller today.
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Air-Condensing Explosion-Proof Chillers

Our custom air-condensing explosion-proof chillers can withstand your facility’s rugged setting. Built with standard components and customized to your needs, you get a reinforced chiller for your industrial application. Talk to our representatives about a custom air-condensing explosion-proof chiller today.
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Explosion-Proof Chillers Applications

We equip your explosion-proof chiller with additional features and sturdy materials to ensure reliable operation in critical applications for years to come. From nuclear science to plastics and rubber, the custom units are used in many applications and protect your employees and facility.

Battery Rooms
Biotechnology
Chemical Plants
Factories
Food
Granaries
Hazardous Environments
Laboratories
Metalworking
Nuclear Science
Offshore Oil Rigs
Petrochemical Plants
Pharmaceuticals
Plastics & Rubber
Refineries
And More

Additional Options

Outdoor and split systems. Fully stainless models for food applications. DI water, heaters, special paint, lower temperature models, oversize tanks, special pumps, special currents, special weather proofing

  • Copper Fin Coils
  • SaveCoil™ Coil Coating
  • Type 316 Stainless Steel Housings
  • Full Corrosion Protection
  • Weatherproof Nema 4
  • Explosion Proof Nema 7
  • Low Ambient Controls
  • 100% Redundant Systems
  • Automatic Switch Over
  • Epoxy Patin with Urethane Topcoat
  • Optional Explosion Proof Disconnect Switch
  • Other Options include Defrost Timer, Oil Separator, Solenoid Valves, and Crankcase Pressure Regulator
  • Cupro-Nickel Marine Condensers and Low Ambient Controls
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Model NumberDescription
LACLow Ambient Controls, for operating when outdoor ambients are below 55° (13° C)
BG BLYGOLD PoluAL spray-applied coil coating on condenser and evaporator coils, additional
ECBBYLGOLD PoluAL spray-applied coil coating, other metal epoxy primed and coated additional
SHCover housing, Corrosion Resistant Type 316 stainless steel
MBSMounting Bracket Set, Type 316 SS, for corrosion-resistant support of SafetyCool Air Conditioners
EXPExport Crate, heavy-duty, for rough handling air or sea shipment specify
RC Remote Controls, thermostat, and selector switch
SPS Spare Parts Kit (thermostat, selector switch, run capacitor)
CCSaveCoil 31 Dip applied and baked coating on condenser and evaporator coils, additional
EC SaveCoil 31 Dip applied and baked coil coating, other metal epoxy primed and coated, additional
Model No.Description
OROff Road Package - Standard base model. Excludes all features in -HWY package
HWYHighway Ready Package - includes surge brakes, spare tire, light and reflector package, license plate holder, VIN registration and certificate of origin.
CDCondensate Pump - a condensate pump located in the evaporator drain pan allows pumping of condensed moisture to a safe location.
EH(*)Electric Heat - Add electric heat for use in heating and cooling applications. Rugged Finned Tubular heating elements available in 15kW, 40kW, 65 kW, and 90 kW on most models.
HPHeat Pump - Adds reversing cycle for heating for outdoor temperatures above 45°F.
CMCam Locks - Quick connect Cam Lock electrical plugs replace power line cord.
DTIDigital Temperature Indicators - Two digital displays mounted on the control console display supply and return air temperatures.
RTRemote Thermostat - With 125 ft. cord allows temperature control form within the air-conditioned space. Mount Thermostat inside build for precise control.
PLXPlexiglass Cover - Weather tight door with plexiglass window protects the control panel from the elements while allowing operator to view controls.
Model No.Description
/ SSStainless Steel Housing, 14 ga Type 316 with 16 ga access panels, includes option "/EC"
TCXP-C-1101Thermostat, "Cool" or "Fan Only," Class I and II, Groups B, C, and D, Division 1 and 2
TCXP-HC-1101Thermostat, "Heat," "Cool," or "Fan Only"; Manual Switchover, CI. I and II, Grps. B, C, and D, Div. 1 and 2
/ EH(kw)Auxiliary Electric Heat (*), (specify kw)
/ SH(MBtuh)Auxiliary Steam Heater, less trap or control solenoid, (specify MBtuh and supply pressure)
/ FDIDisconnect Switch with Circuit Breaker Protection, installed
/ DSIDisconnect Switch, non-fused, installed
/ LACLow Ambient Control, for operating at ambient temperatures between 0 and 50°F
/ HGBHot Gas Bypass for capacity control
/ CCSaveCoil 101 oven baked coil coating on condenser and evaporator coils
/ ECFull Corrosion Protection: Non-stainless metal parts epoxy coated; Coils are SaveCoil 101 protected
/ SDISmoke Detector, installed with system interlock
/ FADManual Make-Up Air Damper
/ Cu-CuCopper coils and fins in lieu of copper coils w/ aluminum fins. End plates galvanized unless otherwise specified.
/ MACMake-Up Air Inlet Rain Cap
/ EXPExport Crate, heavy-duty, for rough handling and marine shipment

(*) Explosion-proof heaters rated Temp Code T2A unless otherwise specified. Electric heaters for Div. 1 are field installed discharge air duct.

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