Accucold® 12.1 Cu.Ft. Chest Freezer, -35ºC

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Accucold® 12.1 Cu.Ft. Chest Freezer, -35ºC


Accucold's low temperature laboratory series includes a range of chest freezers capable of operating at -35º C (-31º F).

The VLT134 is a manual defrost chest freezer with 12.1 cu.ft. of storage capacity designed to store laboratory and institutional materials at -35ºC. It includes a digital thermostat and high/low temperature alarm with an external temperature readout, calibrated to NIST standards in our ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratory. We include a 2-year certificate of calibration for your records, as well as the option of re-calibrating your temperature probe at the time of its expiration. 

This freezer comes in a white finish with stainless steel bumpers pre-installed on the front corners for added protection in high traffic settings. The counterbalanced hinges allow you to keep the lid open when loading and unloading, with an easy grab handle and keyed lock included. The hammered aluminum interior includes two wire storage baskets. 

Additional sizes in our -35ºC series are available, as well as lower temperature options. Browse the complete Accucold lineup or contact our product specialists to best meet your cold storage equipment needs. 

NOTE: Accucold freezers are purpose-built to the support meeting the current CDC (Centers for Disease Control) guidelines for the storage of vaccines. As referenced in the current Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit, these units incorporate several key features for stable operation. For additional temperature assurance, the CDC recommends a calibrated digital data logger (DDL), which can be added with the factory-installed option DL2B or addition of the DL2BKit accessory. Select Accucold products have been tested and certified to the new NSF 456 standard, and are now available for purchase. For additional information, contact our products specialists. 


Low temperature chest freezer

Operates at -35ºC for use in laboratories, research facilities, and other settings with lower temperature cold storage needs

NIST calibrated temperature display

Alarm includes continuous NIST calibrated display of the current interior and high/low temperature, and can be switched from Celsius to Fahrenheit at the touch of a button

High/low temperature alarm

Audible alarm sounds if the interior temperature rises or falls out of set range

Certificate of calibration

2-year certificate included for your records

Buffered temperature probe

Thermometer probe is encased in a glycol-filled bottle and stored in a fixed box on the center shelf. This is the ideal way to produce temperature readings closest to stored contents, as recommended by the CDC and VFC's guidelines

Factory-installed lock

Added security with a locking lid (2 keys included)

Manual defrost operation

Static cooling system with a front drain for easier defrosting as needed

Digital controls

Externally located digital thermostat allows you to adjust the temperature as needed without opening the lid

Counterbalanced hinges

The lid will remain open once lifted for easier loading

Thick insulation

Solid walls ensure proper insulation for reliable storage

Stainless steel front corner protectors

Factory-installed external "bumpers" to help protect the corners in busy high traffic environments

Hammered aluminum interior

Solid construction for durable storage in busy settings

Easy-grip handle

External handle for easy opening

Storage baskets

Two removable wire baskets included

Removable divider

Slide-out wire divider lets you separate storage being kept on the right side of the freezer

White exterior

Clean white finish fits well in any establishment

Right angle plug

Cord features a space-saving right angle plug design to not protrude when plugged into an outlet

Commercially listed

ETL-S listed to ANSI-NSF Standard 7

100% CFC free

Environmentally friendly design without ozone-damaging chemicals

CARB Compliant

Eco-friendly hydrocarbon-based refrigerant for a greener footprint that meets current CARB regulations

Height of Cabinet32.75" (83 cm)
Width50.25" (128 cm)
Depth29.25" (74 cm)
Depth with Handle31.0" (79 cm)
Capacity12.1 cu.ft. (343 L)
Defrost TypeManual
US Electrical SafetyETL
Canadian Electrical SafetyETL-C
Voltage/Frequency115 V AC/60 Hz
Weight130.0 lbs. (59 kg)
Shipping Weight140.0 lbs. (64 kg)
Parts & Labor Warranty1 Year
Compressor Warranty5 Years

Door SwingLift-Up
Interior Height24.0" (61 cm)
Interior Width44.0" (112 cm)
Interior Depth21.5" (55 cm)
Thermostat TypeDigital
Refrigerant TypeR290a
Refrigerant Amount2.65 oz.
High Side PSI400.0
Low Side PSI200.0
Compressor Step Height9.5" (24 cm)
Compressor Step Width11.75" (30 cm)
Compressor Step Depth18.0" (46 cm)

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