Medical-grade refrigerators offer a lot more than the standard fridge does. First, they maintain a more consistent temperature than a kitchen refrigerator. These consistent temperatures are important for storing sensitive things, like vaccines and samples, that won’t hold up to fluctuations.
Medical fridges also need to have alarms to alert staff to any issues. These alarms might go off if the door isn’t closed all the way, or if the temperature goes up or down unexpectedly. This allows the staff to take quick action when something goes wrong.
However, medical fridges are designed to be sturdier and less likely to fail, so these errors are rare. If a fridge goes out, the lab can face a huge replacement expense. In fact, some samples might be irreplaceable. It’s important that the fridge can hold up well to repeated use, and that they’re built with sturdy parts.
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