Basic Knowledge on How A Refrigerator Works

Have you ever wondered how your fridge works? Watch the video or read below to learn the basics of refrigeration, familiarize yourself with a refrigerator’s main components, and discover what happens to refrigerant as it moves throughout the refrigerator system.

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Refrigerator Components

  • Compressor
  • Evaporator
  • Thermostat
  • Refrigerant
  • Refrigerant Copper Pipes
  • Condenser Coil
  • Condenser Fan Motor
  • Evaporator Fan Motor

How Does A Refrigerator Work?

A refrigerator is the hardest worker in your kitchen. It keeps a constant cool by venting out heat from the inside and into the kitchen. It’s a closed system that relies on a liquid called refrigerant, also referred to as coolant, to do the heavy lifting by traveling in coils throughout the fridge. Refrigerant drives how a refrigerator works by separating hot and cold air, absorbing the hot, and carrying it away from the refrigerator’s contents. Read more …


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