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Experimentation & Analysis of Door Sag for Refrigerator
Mitank Nikunj Kapadia, Arvind Marhatta,
Published in Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering& Sciences Publication
Volume: 8.0
Issue: 2.0
Pages: 3520.0 - 3529.0

This project is sponsored by the company Whirlpool of India Limited, situated at Ranjangaon MIDC, Pune. The company is going to launch a new model of refrigerator. In that model they have introduced VACCUM INSULATED PANEL (VIP) inside the product to reduce the heat load on compressor. The VIP of type A has been used which is having thickness of 32 mm. The product weight has been increased by 25% along with increased in door weight.ThefunctionofVIPistoprovidebetterinsulationthanany otherconventionalinsulationmaterials.DuetoadditionofVIPand increase in weight of product there will be effect on structure of refrigeration.Thepresentworkfocusesonstructural/Experimental testing of product, simulation of Freezer Compartment (FC) & Refrigerator Compartment (RC) door for door sag, analytical calculation of door sag & validating theresult.

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JournalInternational Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering
PublisherBlue Eyes Intelligence Engineering& Sciences Publication
Open AccessNo