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Thermo Scientific™ TDE Series -86°C Ultra-Low Temperature Chest Freezers, General Purpose PROMO

Thermo Scientific™ TDE Series ultra-low temperature chest freezers are a sustainable and reliable solution with ultimate sample security and operational savings for every lab.

Supplier:  Thermo Scientific™ TDEC396FAFS

Catalog No. 13-762-415L7

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  • Powered by H-drive's hydrocarbon technology, these systems save up to 25% in energy usage and heat rejection over conventional refrigerant ultra-low freezers1
  • Designed for daily usage, recovers cabinet temperature 20% faster after opening the door.2
  • A quiet sound output below 55 dBA, enables the freezer to come out of the hallway and into the lab
  • Meets +/-10°C validation protocols at -80°C with strong peak variation and steady-state temperature variation
  • Natural hydrocarbon refrigerants reduce system operating stresses promoting outstanding reliability and worry-free sample protection

User Friendly

  • The H-drive Information Center (HIC) combines easy to read temperature with simple capacitive touch buttons in a 5.6 in. display
  • Three sizes (3, 13, and 20 cu. ft.) to accommodate a variety of storage needs and lab footprint specifications
  • Improved customer convenience with new ergonomically designed handle, high contrast easy-to-read display, and convenient additional workspace.
  • Compatible with most racking systems including a full range of Thermo Scientific™ racks for boxes, microplates, Thermo Scientific™ Matrix™ and Nunc CryoBank™ tubes
  • Security features including alarm settings and key-lock door


  • Lower HVAC costs as a result of less heat emission into the environment
  • Natural refrigerants and Polyurethane foam with non-HFC blowing agent having zero GWP, making the Series compliant with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP), the European Union's F-Gas and other sustainability standards

Get Connected

The Thermo Scientific™ DeviceLink™ Connect remote monitoring solution helps provide peace of mind by enabling you to keep track of your equipment anytime, anywhere. This system supports independent sensors to monitor your instrument, but it can also be connected via serial port directly to the instrument, harnessing the on-board telemetry data, alarms, and events.



20 cu. ft.
-50°C to -86°C
Stainless Steel
Capacitive Touch UI
One Port Hole
18.5 x 66.4 x 27.8 in. (470 x 1687 x 706 mm)
Key Lock
RS485, 4-20 Ma, Dry Contacts, USB
Single ID
Optional (Device Link Connect)
13.6 A
EcoFoam, Natural Hydrocarbon Refrigerants
R290/R170+R290 Mix
566 L
Horizontal Solid
Cold Rolled Steel
Painted Steel
Standard 2 inch boxes (396)
HIC Touch Button
Air Cooled
Optional LN2 Backup, CO2 Backup, Chart Recorder
5 Years
Single Hand Lift
33.1 x 96.3 x 40.5 in. (841 x 2446 x 1029 mm)
Alarm, Recorder
Standard Operation
CO2 or LN2 Optional
Smart View Compatible
115 V
11.0 kW-hr/day
H-drive Compressor


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