Case study

Samworth Brothers Ltd. Food Distribution

  • Client
  • Services provided Cooling technologies & Refrigeration
  • Sector Commercial Estates

Integral provided a supremely efficient ammonia industrial refrigeration plant to serve a brand new 155,000 ft2 food distribution facility for the end user Samworth Brothers supply chain in Leicester. With a focus on low energy costs and plant longevity. The Integral solution ensured lowest possible running costs with its capital plant selection and control procedures.

Scope of works:
  • Industrial two stage ammonia refrigeration plant
  • Variable speed reciprocating compressors
  • Evaporative condensers with floating head pressure control
  • Automatic air purger
  • HP liquid receiver
  • Surge drum/pump separator packages including duty standby ammonia pumps
  • Air coolers serving 4MW total cooling (+2°C chill store; -2°C deep chill; -23°C freezer cold store; -32°C blast freezer and +5°C tempering room)
  • Hot gas defrost system
  • Glycol underfloor heater mat using waste heat from refrigeration plant
  • Emergency roof void ventilation system to ammonia valve stations
  • Leak detection system
  • Plant room safety equipment and ventilation
  • Independent wireless temperature monitoring
  • Remote dial in/out access
  • Commissioning
  • 2 year comprehensive

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