Question: Sides of refrigerator or back of freezer is hot


 When the freezer is working, the fridge compartment or freezer compartment will be cooling or freezing, the heat that is absorbed from the food of refrigerator will change to the high-temperature and high-pressure gas. The gas enter to condenser and dissipate the heat through the condenser . For the freezer neat appearance,condenser is installed on the back or both sides of freezer. So when you touch the cabinet that installed the condenser, it is warm, especially in summer, it will be hot.

Answer :

1.keep the freezer more than 10cm to the wall.
2. Keep the freezer to the ventilative place 
where heat transfer easily from unit sides

About the temperature of the sides and back of the freezer, the standard is:

at ambient temperature of 25 ℃ (which this standard is using as normal base) the max. temperature measured on coated metal surfaces of appliance enclosures must not pass over 85 ℃






The temperature of the sides



The ambient temperature is 25℃, the freezer is running normally

about 40℃

The normal temperature


The ambient temperature is 25℃, it is power on at first

about 50℃

The highest temperature


The ambient temperature is more than 35℃

about 60℃~65℃


The highest temperature

At this temperature, our body can't be hurt if we touch it quickly, but if we touch it long time, we could be hurt. Especially for baby, keep them from the sides and back of the freezer


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