KD - Thawing units

Equipment designed to carry out any type of defrosting process for hams, blocks of meat, fish, etc.


General features

  • 3 process control probes: environment, inside product, and product surface.
  • Autonomous or centralized equipment, easy to install, tested and regulated in our factory.
  • Electronic control through a state-of-the-art automaton with its programming.
  • Integral models fitted with a compressor for temperature maintenance, additional heat by hot/glycol water, electrical heaters, or steam.
  • Minimum time to perform the defrost process 16h.
  • All thawing units include a humidifier.
  • Magnetothermic protection.

Optional features

  • Supply and assembly or supply of galvanized, stainless, or textile ducts.
  • Evaporator battery and internal condenser with stainless steel pipe (primarily for sausages and cheeses).
  • External condenser with EC fans, silent fans, centrifugal fans and anti-corrosion treatment for saline environments.
  • Partial or total heat recovery for hot water use.
  • Hot water or steam battery for auxiliary heat supply.
  • Humidification system.
  • Tandem drying unit, available for 2 chambers
  • Equipment at 60 Hz.
  • Special wooden packaging for container shipment.
  • 10” control screen.
  • Oil separator.
  • Suction separator.
  • KIDE has developed complementary technological solutions, depending on the room type and the drying unit’s process or application: air flow reverse, double and triple air injection, outdoor air use or humidifier.

Energy efficiency

Our equipment's development is focused on optimising the refrigeration system, using compressors manufactured by leading brands and featuring a design that ensures top performance.

In addition, our tendency to use natural or A2L refrigerants allows us to offer equipment with minimal environmental impact, since sustainability is one of KIDE's strategic focuses.


" KIDE's technical team carried out a personalised study and project development that perfectly matched the client's needs. Very satisfied with the final result. Paz C. Engineering
" We are a company dedicated to the production of ham and KIDE has established itself as one of the key suppliers. Very professional team and good performance of the machines. David S. Manager
" In KIDE’s Compact Mini Dryer, we found the ideal solution for our case, along with the necessary technical advice for its proper installation and use. Pedro V. Entrepreneur

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