American Chillers and Cooling Tower Systems

Manufacturer of industrial process chillers
for medical, dry cleaning, aerospace,
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ICE CREAM & YOGURT MACHINE CHILLERS

DQ-SERIES CHILLERS
Engineered to provide water cooling to ice cream and frozen yogurt machines

3 to 20 Nominal tons.

  • Single Pass Chillers
  • Closed Loop, Recirculating Chillers
  • Split System Chillers
  • Manifold kits

American Chillers offers a full line of chillers specifically designed to cool ice cream and yogurt machines like the Stoelting brand machines.

American Chillers has excellent customer service and tech. support – even for end users. If you think you need water cooling, are ready to stop wasting city water or are ready to stop sweating because of the extra heat generated by your air-cooled machines, we can help! Contact us today.

Advantages of using a chiller VS air-cooled machines

  1. Less AC for the yogurt shop
  2. Less heat near the machines
  3. Less space required around machines
  4. Longer lasting machines
  5. Less noise at the machine
  6. More efficient system
  7. Less maintenance of the machines
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Standard Features

  • U.L. Listed, and EPA Compliant, R410a refrigeration condensing unit complies with latest codes
  • Single refrigeration circuit with Copeland scroll compressor with crankcase heater
  • Air cooled, high ambient, vertical discharge, condenser for 100°F ambient;
  • Fan cycle control provides head pressure control down to 0°F ambient
  • Weather proof electrical panel with single point power connection to compressor contactor
  • 24 vac control circuit with component sequenced terminal strip for easy troubleshooting
  • Remote control panel with electronic thermostat, digital temperature indicator lighted switches
  • Stainless steel brazed plate evaporators with hot gas bypass capacity control and solenoid valve
  • Externally equalized thermal expansion valve with liquid line solenoid valve, filter drier, sight glass
  • Copper water lines with FPT connections and insulated with 1/2” closed cell prevents condensation mess
  • Water flow safety switch locks out compressor in no flow condition
  • Internal bypass loop to return line prevents compressor deadheading
  • Lifetime polyethylene reservoir with cabinet mounted fill port and glass tube external level gauge
  • High head, cast iron centrifugal pump with nominal capacity of 2.4 gpm/ton at 100 ft. hd.
  • Cabinet mounted CHWS outlet pressure gauge and analog temperature gauge
  • Powder coated welded steel frame with laminated polyethylene panels
  • Warranty: One (1) ) year limited parts, five ( 5 ) years limited compressor warranty
  • Systems leak checked, pressure tested, charged, and run tested under load prior to shipment

Available Options

  • Receivers for 90% refrigerant storage
  • Heated and insulated receiver for ambient temperatures below 30°F
  • Nonferrous piping in lieu of copper for deionized water or corrosive fluids
  • Condenser coil coating for corrosion protection in coastal areas and caustic environments
  • Voltage and phase monitor in 2 through 7.5 ton
  • Cabinet mounted, glycerin filled refrigeration pressure gauges
  • Sanitary, double wall, evaporator for potable water
  • Inhibited propylene glycol concentrate in 55 gallon drums or 5 gallon carboys
  • Closed system reservoir in lieu of open polyethylene
  • Factory authorized technician for startup and training
  • Factory authorized contractor for installation
  • Castors for portability

*Other options available upon request. Contact factory for pricing and details.

Engineering Data

RATED TONS MODEL DIMENSIONS LEAVING
Water
(°F )
80°F Ambient 90°F Ambient 95°F Ambient 100°F Ambient
( 110f ct ) ( 120f ct ct) ( 125f ct) ( 130f ct)
Length Width Height Btu/H KW Btu/H KW Btu/H KW Btu/H KW
1.5 DQAVP015S DQAVM015S 40 13.300 3,90 12.200 3,58 11.500 3,37 11.100 3,25
33 28 60 45 14.900 4,37 13.700 4,02 13.150 3,85 12.500 3,66
33 28 40 50 16.500 4,84 15.200 4,45 14.550 4,26 13.900 4,07
55 18.200 5,33 16.900 4,95 16.200 4,75 15.500 4,54
60 20.100 5,89 18.700 5,48 17.950 5,26 17.200 5,04
2 DQAVP020S DQAVM020S 40 18.300 5,36 16.800 4,92 16.000 4,69 15.200 4,45
33 28 60 45 20.400 5,98 18.850 5,52 18.200 5,33 17.100 5,01
33 28 40 50 22.500 6,59 20.900 6,13 20.000 5,86 19.100 5,60
55 24.800 7,27 23.100 6,77 22.200 6,51 21.300 6,24
60 27.300 8,00 25.500 7,47 24.550 7,19 23.600 6,92
3 DQAVP030S DQAVM030S 40 26.500 7,77 24.400 7,15 23.250 6,81 22.100 6,48
48 35 50 45 29.700 8,70 27.750 8,13 26.500 7,77 25.000 7,33
48 35 40 50 32.900 9,64 30.500 8,94 27.900 8,18 28.000 8,21
55 36.400 10,67 33.900 9,94 32.500 9,52 31.200 9,14
60 40.100 11,75 37.400 10,96 36.100 10,58 34.800 10,20
4 DQAVP040S DQAVM040S 40 35.700 10,46 32.900 9,64 31.400 9,20 29.900 8,76
48 35 58 45 40.000 11,72 37.100 10,87 35.400 10,37 33.800 9,91
48 35 40 50 44.300 12,98 41.100 12,05 39.400 11,55 37.700 11,05
55 49.000 14,36 45.500 13,33 43.700 12,81 41.900 12,28
60 54.000 15,83 50.300 14,74 48.300 14,16 46.400 13,60
5 DQAVP050S DQAVM050S 40 44.700 13,10 41.700 12,22 40.050 11,74 38.400 11,25
48 35 58 45 54.000 15,83 46.900 13,75 44.750 13,11 42.600 12,48
35 35 56 50 54.000 15,83 50.500 14,80 48.600 14,24 46.800 13,72
55 59.500 17,44 55.500 16,27 53.500 15,68 51.500 15,09
60 65.000 19,05 61.000 17,88 59.400 17,41 56.500 16,56
6.5 DQAVP065S DQAVM065S 40 58.000 17,00 54.000 15,83 48.700 14,27 44.300 12,98
48 35 58 45 64.500 18,90 58.100 17,03 54.800 16,06 49.800 14,59
43 31 33 50 71.000 20,81 66.000 19,34 61.000 17,88 55.500 16,27
55 78.000 22,86 73.000 21,39 66.500 19,49 61.500 18,02
60 85.500 25,06 80.000 23,45 74.000 21,69 68.500 20,08
7.5 DQAVP075S DQAVM075S 40 72.000 21,10 67.000 19,64 64.500 18,90 62.000 18,17
48 35 58 45 77.500 22,71 73.750 21,61 70.900 20,78 68.750 20,15
43 31 33 50 87.000 25,50 81.500 23,89 78.500 23,01 75.500 22,13
55 95.500 27,99 89.500 26,23 86.300 25,29 83.000 24,32
60 104.000 30,48 98.000 28,72 95.500 27,99 91.000 26,67
10 DQAVP100S DQAVM100S 40 90.000 26,38 84.000 24,62 81.700 23,94 77.500 22,71
66 44 74 45 99.500 29,16 93.500 27,40 90.700 26,58 86.700 25,41
61 39 45 50 109.000 31,94 103.000 30,19 99.000 29,01 95.000 27,84
55 120.000 35,17 113.000 33,12 109.000 31,94 105.000 30,77
60 132.000 38,69 124.000 36,34 119.500 35,02 115.000 33,70
12.5 DQAVP125S DQAVM125S 40 115.000 33,70 106,000 31,07 101.500 29,75 97.000 28,43
78 44 74 45 137.500 40,30 118.000 34,58 112.700 33,03 108.500 31,80
73 39 45 50 140.000 41,03 130.000 125.000 36,63 120.000 35,17
55 124.900 36,60 144.000 42,20 138.000 40,44 132.000 38,69
60 169.000 49,53 158.000 46,31 152.500 44,69 147.000 43,08
15 DQAVP150S DQAVM150S 40 142.000 41,62 132.000 38,69 127.000 37,22 122.000 35,75
93 44 74 45 157.000 46,01 146.000 42,79 140.000 41,03 135.500 39,71
88 39 45 50 172.000 50,41 160.000 46,89 154.500 45,28 149.000 43,67
55 188.000 55,10 176.000 51,58 171.000 50,12 164.000 48,06
60 205.000 60,08 193.000 56,56 186.500 54,66 180.000 52,75
20 DQAVP200S DQAVM200S 30 170.500 49,97 155.500 45,57 147.100 43,11 140.600 41,21
93 44 74 40 213.000 62,42 196.000 57,44 187.000 54,80 178.000 52,17
88 39 45 50 261.100 76,52 242.000 70,92 232.500 68,14 222.900 65,33
55 285.600 83,70 268.100 78,57 257.400 75,44 246.700 72,30
60 314.700 92,23 294.000 86,16 283.600 83,11 271.600 79,60

Warranty

What Is Covered:

1. All parts are guaranteed to be free of defects in material and workmanship for 12 months from date of  original purchase.

2. Scroll compressors are guaranteed to be free of defects in material and workmanship for 60 months from date of purchase.

3. Labor: during the first 30 days after startup, American Chillers will reimburse the owner for any reasonable labor charges incurred for the replacement of a warranted part, according to the rate schedule.  A time allowance of 30 minutes, for one technician is allowed for the diagnosing of a malfunction. Consult customer service for the labor rate schedule .

4. During the first 30 days after startup, American Chillers will pay for regular, ground shipping of any covered part shipped to
the customer. Express shipping and air freight charges are the responsibility of the customer. After 30 days, the customer is responsible for shipping defective parts back for credit and for the shipping charges from American Chillers to the customer.

 

What is not covered:

1. shipping costs after the initial 30 days. Express shipping charges over regular ground charges are not covered.

2. Labor charges of a helper during repair; truck, mileage, and transportation charges; time over 30 minutes to diagnose a problem’s cause.

3. Labor rates in excess of pre-negotiated wholesale rates, usually no more than 70% of regular retail. American Chillers does not pay retail labor rates.

4. Loss of business or added expense for cranes, lifts, permits, or contractor services arising from the repair or replacement of a failed part.

5. Failures caused by external factors beyond the control of this manufacturer and the component manufacturer.

6. Supplies used to effect the repairs such as solder, nitrogen gas, dyes, bubble soap, and leak detector.

7. Part or component failure must be a result of manufacturing defect or normal wear and tear. Parts that fail due to causes external to the chiller, such as improper installation, electrical supply problems, leaking or broken pipes and tube erosion from excessive fluid velocity, freezing or poor water quality, failure to maintain clean filters, contractor or owner negligence, etc., are not covered by this warranty.  American Chillers will not reimburse the customer for locally purchased parts through another vendor without prior authorization. A replacement part, however, will be provided upon return of the defective part, only.

8. Electrical parts sent as replacement may not be returned for credit.

9. Glycol, replacement glycol, the labor to add glycol to the chiller and chiller damage resulting from improper freeze protection are not covered by the chiller warranty.

 

Policy Regarding Replacement Parts:

American Chillers will provide a replacement part for any covered defective part as per the above conditions. Customers are responsible for shipping charges after the first 30 day period. Replacement parts may be new or reconditioned, at the discretion of American Chillers. All warranty claims must be processed through American Chillers.  The replacement part will be warranted for the remainder of the original part warranty or a minimum of 90 days.

 

Compressors:

Compressors must have the connections securely plugged or pinched and soldered shut to prevent any oil, leakage during shipment. Failure to follow this procedure will void the warranty on the compressor. A $50.00 handling fee will be assessed for compressor warranty returns.

 

To Make A Warranty Claim 

All warranty claims must be processed through American and all parts returned for credit must have a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number. To make a warranty claim, contact American Chillers between the hours of  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Eastern time), Monday – Friday.  American Chillers will issue an RMA number. The RMA number must be clearly marked on the outside packaging or the package will be refused. Return parts must be packaged securely to avoid shipping damage. Parts damaged during shipment will not be credited.

 

Payment

No parts will be shipped without payment. Parts must be paid for prior to shipment. American Chillers will accept VISA and MasterCard for your convenience. Your credit card will not be billed until the part(s) are shipped. Credit will be issued for the cost of the part, less any applicable freight and handling charges, after the defective part(s) are returned, freight prepaid, if the part failed due to a defect of material or workmanship. Return parts must be received within 30 days of making the claim. No credit or refunds will be given after 30 days.

 

Warranty policies may vary by customer, equipment and/or job. Refer to your sales documents for warranty details specific to your purchase.