Usage Tips - HDR Model

Your techni ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs should start frozen. A gradual cold transfer will take place which slowly transfers the cold energy from techni ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs into the perishables and drinks, etc. This will eventually leave the Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs cells in the softer state and the perishables and drinks icy cold for a long period. You will note that the Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs cells still retain significant chill factor even in the eventual softer state.

Hints for optimum performance of your Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs

1. Always use a minimum of 1 sheet per 7-8 litres of cooler size. The more mass of Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs the better, and the longer it will last. Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs take up less room than regular water ice, and is lighter.

2. Place a sheet or more on top of your food, as cold falls.

3. The colder the food or drinks are when placed into the cooler, the longer Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs will keep them that way.

4. Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs can also be cut to size, between the individual cells, to fit your application.

5. If you are going away for an extended period, turn your freezer to maximum freeze(approx. -18C) for 3 or 4 days before departing. Unlike water ice, Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs being an industrial refrigerant, will maintain temperatures beyond -25C. The lower the temperature Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs are frozen at, the longer it stays frozen.

6. Storage. When not using your Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs they can be stored in an open plastic bag in a cupboard or freezer. They are virtually maintenance free, but can be run under the water every so often to maintain or regain hydration. Remember to leave a thumb indentation in each cell for room to expand whilst freezing.

7. Travel Hint. Say you are going away for a long period. If you take 2 coolers you can take full advantage of Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs commercial performance. Freeze several sheets and put them in your spare cooler. Fill your first cooler as usual with another lot for immediate use. When the first set thaws out, replace them from the second cooler, and continue your trip.

8. Do not mix Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs with regular ice as regular ice melts much faster and will absorb the energy from Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs to try and stay frozen, resulting in Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs losing its chill much quicker than if used by itself.

9. Hot Body. To use Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs hot, place in microwave in increments of 1 minute making sure after each minute that Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs are not too hot to place on your body or use. Always use a towel between your body and the product and remove immediately if it feels too hot.

10. Hot Food. Techni Ice reusable dry ice packs / gel packs can be used inside ice boxes or cooler bags for keeping food hot. 

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