The GBF-18 blast chiller/shock freezer by Desmon lowers your food temperature quickly for improved food quality and safety.

Standard Features

  • Long lasting, high-tech, environmentally friendly CFC-HCFC free, Cyclopentane foam insulation
  • Built in thawing function thaws perishables from 0°F to 37.4°F  (-18°C to +3°C). Decreases traditional thawing time by 75% and reduces weight loss.
  • Easy to use touchscreen control with HACCP
  • Cycles include chilling, freezing, holding mode, defrost
  • Interior rounded corners for easy cleaning
  • Warranty: 1 year parts and labor, 5 year compressor


  • Output chilling: 172 lbs (78Kg) from 194°F(+90°C) to 37.4°F(+3°C) within 90 minutes
  • Output freezing: 132.3 lbs (60Kg) from 194°F(+90°C) to 0°F (-18°C) within 270 minutes
  • Eighteen – 12”x20”x2” GN or 18”x26” sheet pans
  • Seventeen – 12”x20”x2½” hotel pans

See spec sheet for details on construction, operation, options and accessories.

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