KITMA Commercial Chest Deep Freezer, 9.6 Cubic Feet

Last updated: September 22, 2020

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Product Details

In our analysis of 133 expert reviews, the KITMA Commercial Chest Deep Freezer, 9.6 Cubic Feet placed 14th when we looked at the top 15 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

9.6 Cu. Ft Capacity. Size : 40.5”×26.5”×32.5”, 9.6 Cu.Ft chest freezer has a 1-year warranty, and it is perfect for your large storage needs. Two Interior Baskets. Thanks to the removable baskets, which helps you organize the interior and better merchandise your frozen foods, such as ice cream, sandwiches, and burger patties or other smaller items. Temperatu Control. This chest freezer foamed in place polyurethane insulation and environmentally friendly (R404A) refrigeration system, which provide temperature retention and structural strength, keep the temperature maintains between -10°F to -1°F. Insulated Hinged Lid. This unit’s hinged lid provides easy access to the freezer’s contents, allowing for hands-free use as products are to loaded into the unit or taken out. Plus, the lid is insulated to provide excellent temperature retention. Drain Plug. A drain plug is located in the back left corner of this freezer, allowing for easy draining and manual defrosting while ensuring the cleaning process is quick and efficient. This chest freezer rests on top of (4) 2 1/2″ casters, making it easy to move the unit away from a wall for hassle-free cleaning

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Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

With a capacity of 9.6 Cu. ft plus two extra storage baskets it offers you a large storage space for frozen food.
It maintains temperatures from 10°F (-23.33℃) to -1°F.
The temperature can be manually adjusted between -10 °F to -1 °F, and the hinged lid is fully insulated to help maintain the temperature inside without extended energy needs.
Silent operation, no vibration.
It offers security by safety door locks, and it has 2-inch castors making for flexible movement.
Super spacious with 9.6 cubic feet capacity
It is insulated with three inches of foam that can keep your food safe for up to two days in the event of a power outage.

What reviewers didn't like

May be too large for truly small spaces
It requires manual defrosting which limits the amount of time your frozen inventory can be out of the freezer for cleaning and maintenance.
No interior light
The cover doesn’t stay up by itself
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