An old domestic refrigerator model

An old domestic refrigerator model

For more than a century fridge It is a ubiquitous appliance in homes, but until the beginning of '900, to store food in the home, the only options were made by Slgione and from’drying, but they altered the flavor of food.

Before arriving at the home refrigerator true in 1913, there had been, as often it happens in the field of inventions, various efforts to finalize and prototyping of machines for refrigeration, the first of which is designed in 1850 the American doctor John Gorrie, that created an air protocondizionatore to refresh the rooms of a hospital where they were hospitalized malaria patients (the system used water vapor).

The first refrigerator for storing perishable foods was designed by French Charles Tellier e Ferdinand Square; the new machine worked thanks to ammonia which, however,, as toxic, It was replaced first by “freon” and later by isobutane.

In 1876 finally, a whole lot of meat managed to get away intact from Argentina to France thanks to a miraculous refrigerated mounted on a steamer; from there to the home storage of food that we know today, the step was short (Photo gives: verytech.smartworld.it).