Control Considerations for Cryogenic Storage Facilities

Lehr, Valentine A.
August 2006
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Aug2006, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p46
The article discusses control considerations for cryogenic storage facilities. Information on how long-term storage of biological materials can achieve low temperature is presented. The importance of moisture control for long-term storage is explained. The article also offers information on areas of concern related to cryogenic storage facilities as far as safety is concerned.


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