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Laboratory Recirculating Chillers 1000-3200W

Overview

K1 and K3 Chiller Range

Applied Thermal Control recirculating chillers are built to order to our customers’ requirements, they are designed for use with applications in laboratory, research and manufacturing processes. With over 20 years’ experience supplying chillers from 480W through to 15kW cooling capacity we offer expert, supportive and consultative pre-sales advice with free technical support from our experienced engineers, research and development team.

Our precision chillers benefit from a compact design with a small foot print, they can be easily moved on casters between applications or experiments and most of the range can effortlessly be stored on or beneath a bench.  Offering accurate temperature control to 0.1°C precision with a choice of recirculating chillers, water-to-water heat exchangers and air blast coolers.

Providing great reliability and consistent temperature stability the ATC range of chillers are quiet in operation and available with a range of pumps and standard options to suit your needs.  Each chiller is specifically designed and manufactured to suit each customers requirement. We have experience in working with food manufacturers, cosmetics producers, scientific instrument support markets (electron microscopes, X-ray diffraction, ICPMS etc.), semiconductor process, breweries, ophthalmic lens manufacturing equipment, induction heating, and more recently the chillers of choice for commercial digital printing and laser lithography markets worldwide.  

With a robust design, supporting research and applications that are “always on” ATC chillers offer great reliability with up to 15kW cooling capacity. Available as UL-CSA compliant via ETL Mark option on both indoor and outdoor chillers.

The use of precision recirculating chillers can help to comply with organisational environmental policies.   By using accurately cooled house water, processes can be economical and environmentally friendly.

We supply worldwide, our chillers have a variable power supply, allowing for easy change of voltage or frequency supply from one region to another at a flick of a switch.  This is backed by an extensive network of trusted partners and skilled service agents to support our global customers. 

We can offer service contract options to support your chiller in use. With UK based factory trained emergency call out engineers who can assess and if necessary fix on site, minimising the need to return units to base for repair resulting in reduced application down time. 

Specifications
Download the full spec sheet here
         
Cooling capacity
(setpoint 20°C, ambient 20°C) 
K1/1750W K3/3200W 
Physical attributes        
Physical dimensions (LxWxH) (mm)    545 x 420 x 575   540 x 550 x 713
Weight (kg)   66kg   82
Noise level (dB(A))    68    68
Toolless access   no   No
          
Temperature control attributes        
Technology   Vapour Compression   Vapour Compression
Temperature range (standard)   +4°C to +35°C   +4°C to +35°C 
Control method   PID    PID 
Temperature stability (with constant load)   ±0.1°C   ±0.1°C
Temperature resolution    0.1°C   0.1°C
         
Water circuit attributes        
System volume (L)   2.5   2.5 
Pump type   1) 5L/min Rotary vane (PD)   1) 5L/min Rotary vane (PD)
    2) 10L/min Rotary vane (PD)   2) 10L/min Rotary vane (PD)
    3) 17L/min Rotary vane (PD)   3) 17L/min Rotary vane (PD)
Pump capability   1) 6bar@5L/min   1) 6bar@5L/min
    2) 6bar@10L/min   2) 6bar@10L/min 
    3) 6bar@17L/min   3) 6bar@17L/min 
Pressure control (settable pressure relief valve)   Internal, PRV, 20-150psi   Internal, PRV, 20-150psi 
Standard fittings   1/2" Female + 3/4" Male   1/2" Female + 3/4" Male
    3/8" + 1/2" hose barbs   3/8" + 1/2" hose barbs 
Standard chemical compatibility   Hexid Fluid, Water, Propylene Glycol   Hexid Fluid, Water, Propylene Glycol 
         
Electrical attributes        
Option 1   1Ø, 115V, 60Hz, 11.5A   1Ø, 230V, 50Hz, 13A 
Option 2   1Ø, 230V, 50Hz, 7.3A    Switchable (see below)
Option 3   Switchable (see below)    
Option 4        
Option 5        
Switchable configuration 1Ø, 115V/60Hz, 220V/60Hz, 230V/50Hz   Yes    
Switchable configuration 1Ø, 208V/60Hz, 220V/60Hz, 230V/50Hz   Yes   Yes
Fault-cleared restart mode   Manual    Manual 
         
Safety and fault indicator        
Empty fluid reservoir alarm   Visual, lamp    Visual, lamp 
Low fluid flow alarm   Visual, lamp   Visual, lamp 
Temperature out of range alarm   Visual, lamp   Visual, lamp 
Compressor HP switch   Standard   Standard 
Motor thermal overload   Standard   Standard 
Emergency off   Standard, via MCB    Standard, via MCB
Warranty options   2  year parts, 1 year labour   2  year parts, 1 year labour
    Enhanced warranty options   Enhanced warranty options 
         
Options available        
Remote alarm/power-off; SA00001   Available   Available 
Low temperature pack; SA00002   Available, to -20°C   Available, to -20°C
High temperature pack; SA00003   Available, to +80°C   Available, to +80°C 
Water cooled KT; SA00004   N/A    N/A
Water cooled K1; SA00005   Available   N/A
Water cooled K4/K6/K9/K12; SA00006   N/A   N/A
Water cooled K3 SA00007   N/A   N/A
Non-return solenoid pack; SA00008   Available   Available
Low flow alarm (KT); SA00010   Standard   Standard
Onboard RS485 data protocol; SA00011   Available    Available
In-line Deionising cartridge and fittings; SA00013   Available   Available
Castors to replace rubber feet; SA00015   Standard   Standard
CPC quick release connectors; SA00016   Available    Available
Installation kit; SA00017   Available   Available
UL approved version   Available    Available 
DI water compatible   Available    Available 
High ambient pack   N/A   Available, to +45°C
Outdoor pack   Available, to IP54   Available, to IP54 
Shelter pack Available   Available 
Service contract   Available    Available 
Filter on outlet/inlet   Available    Available 
Flow meter pack SA……..   N/A   N/A 
Stainless enclosrue   Available    Available 
         

Please contact us for further details on this chiller range.


K1 Chiller

K1 Chiller

The K1 chiller is a discreet design, quiet in operation and offers a full 1.75kW of cooling, with a range of accessories.       

  • Compact and robust design
  • K1 chillers are built to specification/order
  • All units can be customised to fit specific application Designed for laboratory, but with a robust steel enclosure so can be deployed in almost any environment
  • Hexid heat transfer fluid extends the life of recirculating chillers, prevents frost and protects against growth of damaging bacteria and algae
  • The K1 has an exceptionally high 1.75kW cooling capacity
K3 Chiller

K3 Chiller

A full 3.2kW of cooling in a very compact and robust chiller. The chiller has a full range of optional accessories.

  • K3 chillers are built to specification/order
  • Compact and robust design
  • K3 units can be customised to fit specific application
  • Designed for laboratory, but with a robust steel enclosure so can be deployed in almost any environment
  • Hexid heat transfer fluid extends the life of recirculating chillers, prevents frost and protects against growth of damaging bacteria and algae
Downloads

Technical Brochures

   
K1 - 1.75kW Recirculating Chiller Download PDF
K3 - 3.2k Recirculating Chiller Download PDF

Instruction Manuals

K1 and K3 Chiller Instruction Manual Download PDF
Accessories

K1 and K3 Chiller Range

Applied Thermal Control recirculating chillers are built to order to our customers’ requirements, they are designed for use with applications in laboratory, research and manufacturing processes. With over 20 years’ experience supplying chillers from 480W through to 15kW cooling capacity we offer expert, supportive and consultative pre-sales advice with free technical support from our experienced engineers, research and development team.

Our precision chillers benefit from a compact design with a small foot print, they can be easily moved on casters between applications or experiments and most of the range can effortlessly be stored on or beneath a bench.  Offering accurate temperature control to 0.1°C precision with a choice of recirculating chillers, water-to-water heat exchangers and air blast coolers.

Providing great reliability and consistent temperature stability the ATC range of chillers are quiet in operation and available with a range of pumps and standard options to suit your needs.  Each chiller is specifically designed and manufactured to suit each customers requirement. We have experience in working with food manufacturers, cosmetics producers, scientific instrument support markets (electron microscopes, X-ray diffraction, ICPMS etc.), semiconductor process, breweries, ophthalmic lens manufacturing equipment, induction heating, and more recently the chillers of choice for commercial digital printing and laser lithography markets worldwide.  

With a robust design, supporting research and applications that are “always on” ATC chillers offer great reliability with up to 15kW cooling capacity. Available as UL-CSA compliant via ETL Mark option on both indoor and outdoor chillers.

The use of precision recirculating chillers can help to comply with organisational environmental policies.   By using accurately cooled house water, processes can be economical and environmentally friendly.

We supply worldwide, our chillers have a variable power supply, allowing for easy change of voltage or frequency supply from one region to another at a flick of a switch.  This is backed by an extensive network of trusted partners and skilled service agents to support our global customers. 

We can offer service contract options to support your chiller in use. With UK based factory trained emergency call out engineers who can assess and if necessary fix on site, minimising the need to return units to base for repair resulting in reduced application down time. 

K1 Chiller

The K1 chiller is a discreet design, quiet in operation and offers a full 1.75kW of cooling, with a range of accessories.       

  • Compact and robust design
  • K1 chillers are built to specification/order
  • All units can be customised to fit specific application Designed for laboratory, but with a robust steel enclosure so can be deployed in almost any environment
  • Hexid heat transfer fluid extends the life of recirculating chillers, prevents frost and protects against growth of damaging bacteria and algae
  • The K1 has an exceptionally high 1.75kW cooling capacity

K3 Chiller

A full 3.2kW of cooling in a very compact and robust chiller. The chiller has a full range of optional accessories.

  • K3 chillers are built to specification/order
  • Compact and robust design
  • K3 units can be customised to fit specific application
  • Designed for laboratory, but with a robust steel enclosure so can be deployed in almost any environment
  • Hexid heat transfer fluid extends the life of recirculating chillers, prevents frost and protects against growth of damaging bacteria and algae

Technical Brochures

   
K1 - 1.75kW Recirculating Chiller Download PDF
K3 - 3.2k Recirculating Chiller Download PDF

Instruction Manuals

K1 and K3 Chiller Instruction Manual Download PDF
Download the full spec sheet here
         
Cooling capacity
(setpoint 20°C, ambient 20°C) 
K1/1750W K3/3200W 
Physical attributes        
Physical dimensions (LxWxH) (mm)    545 x 420 x 575   540 x 550 x 713
Weight (kg)   66kg   82
Noise level (dB(A))    68    68
Toolless access   no   No
          
Temperature control attributes        
Technology   Vapour Compression   Vapour Compression
Temperature range (standard)   +4°C to +35°C   +4°C to +35°C 
Control method   PID    PID 
Temperature stability (with constant load)   ±0.1°C   ±0.1°C
Temperature resolution    0.1°C   0.1°C
         
Water circuit attributes        
System volume (L)   2.5   2.5 
Pump type   1) 5L/min Rotary vane (PD)   1) 5L/min Rotary vane (PD)
    2) 10L/min Rotary vane (PD)   2) 10L/min Rotary vane (PD)
    3) 17L/min Rotary vane (PD)   3) 17L/min Rotary vane (PD)
Pump capability   1) 6bar@5L/min   1) 6bar@5L/min
    2) 6bar@10L/min   2) 6bar@10L/min 
    3) 6bar@17L/min   3) 6bar@17L/min 
Pressure control (settable pressure relief valve)   Internal, PRV, 20-150psi   Internal, PRV, 20-150psi 
Standard fittings   1/2" Female + 3/4" Male   1/2" Female + 3/4" Male
    3/8" + 1/2" hose barbs   3/8" + 1/2" hose barbs 
Standard chemical compatibility   Hexid Fluid, Water, Propylene Glycol   Hexid Fluid, Water, Propylene Glycol 
         
Electrical attributes        
Option 1   1Ø, 115V, 60Hz, 11.5A   1Ø, 230V, 50Hz, 13A 
Option 2   1Ø, 230V, 50Hz, 7.3A    Switchable (see below)
Option 3   Switchable (see below)    
Option 4        
Option 5        
Switchable configuration 1Ø, 115V/60Hz, 220V/60Hz, 230V/50Hz   Yes    
Switchable configuration 1Ø, 208V/60Hz, 220V/60Hz, 230V/50Hz   Yes   Yes
Fault-cleared restart mode   Manual    Manual 
         
Safety and fault indicator        
Empty fluid reservoir alarm   Visual, lamp    Visual, lamp 
Low fluid flow alarm   Visual, lamp   Visual, lamp 
Temperature out of range alarm   Visual, lamp   Visual, lamp 
Compressor HP switch   Standard   Standard 
Motor thermal overload   Standard   Standard 
Emergency off   Standard, via MCB    Standard, via MCB
Warranty options   2  year parts, 1 year labour   2  year parts, 1 year labour
    Enhanced warranty options   Enhanced warranty options 
         
Options available        
Remote alarm/power-off; SA00001   Available   Available 
Low temperature pack; SA00002   Available, to -20°C   Available, to -20°C
High temperature pack; SA00003   Available, to +80°C   Available, to +80°C 
Water cooled KT; SA00004   N/A    N/A
Water cooled K1; SA00005   Available   N/A
Water cooled K4/K6/K9/K12; SA00006   N/A   N/A
Water cooled K3 SA00007   N/A   N/A
Non-return solenoid pack; SA00008   Available   Available
Low flow alarm (KT); SA00010   Standard   Standard
Onboard RS485 data protocol; SA00011   Available    Available
In-line Deionising cartridge and fittings; SA00013   Available   Available
Castors to replace rubber feet; SA00015   Standard   Standard
CPC quick release connectors; SA00016   Available    Available
Installation kit; SA00017   Available   Available
UL approved version   Available    Available 
DI water compatible   Available    Available 
High ambient pack   N/A   Available, to +45°C
Outdoor pack   Available, to IP54   Available, to IP54 
Shelter pack Available   Available 
Service contract   Available    Available 
Filter on outlet/inlet   Available    Available 
Flow meter pack SA……..   N/A   N/A 
Stainless enclosrue   Available    Available 
         

Please contact us for further details on this chiller range.



Remote Alarm Pack
The compact remote alarm pack indicates the chiller status when the chiller is located away from the main application.
Low Temperature Pack
This low temperature option can be fitted to allow a chiller to be operated below +4°C and to be controlled down to -15°C.
Heater Pack
The heater pack element can provide an accurate and efficient temperature control up to 65°C.
Water Cooling – K1
This option can be built into all K1 chillers and is used where you have a central or house water supply.
Non Return / Solenoid Valve
The non-return/solenoid option can be fitted to prevent back siphoning of fluid into the chiller during maintenance.
Quick Release Connectors
All ATC chillers can be fitted with self-sealing, quick release fluid connectors allowing a quick and easy chiller exchange.
Installation Kit
Reinforced black 1/2" tubing and fittings to connect the chiller to an application.
Castors – KT
Where mobility is required, KT chillers can be fitted with 2 locking castors.
RS 485 Comms
Optional communications ports for RS-485 allow continuous monitoring of temperature and alarms by an external computer.
In-line Deioniser
The optional in-line deioniser provides very high levels of purity in recirculating water.
Water Cooling – K3
This option can be built into all K3 chillers and is used where you have a central or house water supply.
Applied Thermal Control Ltd.
Garden Court, Gee Road, Whitwick, Leicestershire, LE67 4NB.
Telephone: +44 (0) 1530 83 99 98
E-Mail: sales@app-therm.com
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