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Reliable Cooling For Sub-Zero Applications

Designed and built by GCI for applications requiring unusually low temperature cooling, the LT and XLT Series Icewagon Chillers perform down to -30°F and -50°F, well below the operating limits of standard machines. Suitable for soap molding, chemical and polymer processing, printing, ceramic manufacturing, vapor recovery, laboratory apparatus, cryogenics and other specialized applications, these subzero chillers are available in both water and air condensing models in a wide range of capacities.

GCI low-temperature process chillers are constructed to be tough, compact in overall size and floor footprint, easy to maintain, and accessible for servicing. The standard LT and XLT models incorporate the same premium features of our heavy-duty portable chillers and have a proven reputation for workhorse performance. Custom low temperature process chillers can be built to customer specification with additional capabilities for specialized low-temperature applications.

GCI is continually upgrading its products. As such, oil specifications are subject to change without notice. Call us at 225-926-6950 for more information on low temperature process chillers and to get help determining your chiller requirements.

Standard Design And Construction Features for Low Temperature Process Chillers

The following systems, features, and materials of construction are standard in all LT & XLT Series Icewagons:

Structural steel frame with removable panels
Accessible, cast iron, hermetic compressor (two-stage compressor used for XLT models)
Insulated 300-series stainless-steel coolant tank
Stainless-set el centrifugal circulating pump
Stainless-steel and copper heat exchanger
Hot-gas bypass system for precise temperature control and extended compressor life (on/off control optional)
Copper piping and brass valves
High- and low-pressurize frigerant gauges
Digital thermostat
Magnetic starters
Water-conserving automatic regulating valve (on water condensing models)
Fans and condensers sized to prevent loss of capacity during hot summer months (on air condensing models)
Heavy-duty, full-size industrial casters (mounting clips optional)
Complete safety package including high/low-pressure refrigeration safety switch, pressure-relief device, motor overload protection, line and control circuit fuses, and pump switch interlock
3- to 30-horsepower portable chillers for low- and extra-low-temperature service ( +10°F to -50°F range )
Air and Water Condensing Models
Cast-Iron, Accessible Hermetic Compressors
Hot Gas Bypass System
All Stainless Steel and Copper Coolant Circuit
Rugged, Compact and Dependable
Twenty Models to Meet Your Needs

Optional/Custom Features for Low Temperature Process Chillers

Using the twenty models in the LT & XLT lines as building blocks, we can custom assemble a low temperature process chiller with a combination of features and systems required for almost any low temperature cooling application. Opportunities include the following:

Special paints and colors
Oversize tanks
All stainless-steel construction (for medical or food applications)
Thermostatic controls
Special pumping systems
Custom-designed transfer hose assemblies
Electrical equipment to customer specification
Weatherproofing for outdoor installations
Dual refrigeration systems available

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
View All Options & Accessories
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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