Double Door Blood Bank Refrigerator - Horizon Series™

Blood bank refrigerator

Dimensions (in):
59.25" x 78.75" x 35.5"

Dimensions (mm):

1505mm x 2001mm x 902mm

Capacity: 1008 blood bags

Drawers: 14 Solid Stainless Steel Drawers

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HB256 Double Door Blood Bank Refrigerator


The HB256 Horizon Series™ Blood Bank Refrigerator is ENERGY STAR® certified and designed to provide superior sample protection for the storage of whole blood and blood components while providing energy efficiency. This double-door model has a 1008 blood bag capacity and meets the regulations for blood storage at 4°C. It offers a temperature controller with alarm/monitor, maximum temperature uniformity, and superior cabinet construction.

Energy Star Certified

ENERGY STAR® Certified

Certified energy-efficient refrigerators from Helmer help reduce the environmental footprint of your facility.

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Support: 800-743-5637
Email: sales@helmerinc.com

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Blood Bank Refrigerator - double door unit
  • Change image Blood Bank Refrigerator - double door unit
  • Change image 1008 blood bag storage capacity
  • Change image Storing options available
  • Change image Temperature alarm and monitoring
  • Temperature controller with built in alarms and continuous temperature monitoring for regulated storage
  • Powerful forced-air refrigeration system provides excellent temperature uniformity and quick recovery
  • Superior cabinet built with high-quality construction meets or exceeds performance standards required for medical and scientific applications
  • Energy-efficient LED lighting spotlights the interior for maximum illumination
  • Rel.i™ warranty includes 5 years compressor, 2 years parts, and 1 year labor
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Bag Capacity


Interior Dimensions (w x h x d)

55" x 58.25" x 30.25"

1397mm x 1480mm x 769mm

Exterior Dimensions (w x h x d)

59.25" x 78.75" x 35.5"

1505mm x 2001mm x 902mm

Interior Volume

56 cu ft / 1586 liters

Drawers (w x d)

14 Solid Stainless Steel

22" x 27" (559mm x 686mm)


115V 60Hz 11.5 FLA

230V 50Hz 6 FLA

230V 60Hz 6 FLA

Net Weight

880 lb / 400 kg

Certified to applicable UL and CSA standards by a NRTL

 CE 0086 Certification Logo

ENERGY STAR® Certified

Energy Star Certified

options & accessories


Heated Glass Door

Removes fogging and condensation in humid environments.

Stainless Steel Interior

Refrigerator may be ordered with stainless steel interior.

Chart Recorder Deduction

Refrigerator may be ordered without standalone temperature chart recorder.


Temperature Validation

Helmer offers a temperature validation package that will certify the temperature performance of the refrigerator. A multiple point temperature recorder will map the temperature inside the refrigerator chamber and a document with the data will be provided. This option must be ordered at the time the refrigerator is purchased. Includes documentation of the chamber temperature and certificate of calibration for the test instrument.

Certificate of Calibration

Certifies that monitor was calibrated with NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) traceable thermometer before it left Helmer facility.

Equipment Validation Guide (IQ/OQ Documentation)

The Equipment Validation Guide for Refrigerators provides documentation for Installation Qualification and Operational Qualification (IQ/OQ), as well as an outline of suggested topics for performance qualification (PQ). The Guide is provided via CD. (Note that performance of the equipment validation is the responsibility of the end-user facility or their designee).

Floor and Wall Bracket Kit
  Floor & Wall Bracket Kit

Purchase online. Designed to secure your refrigerator to the building floor/and or wall. Refrigerator has factory threaded mounting holes. Heavy-gauge, powder coated steel floor mounting brackets and cabinet anchor hardware are provided. Customer to provide floor and/or wall anchor hardware and onsite assembly.

Leveling Feet
  Leveling Feet

Purchase online. Field-installable kit. Can be installed without tipping unit.

Remote Alarms
  RA1 & RA4 Remote Alarms

Helmer alarms extend your existing system to remote locations in your facility.
Purchase RA1
Purchase RA4

Storage Trays
  Storage Trays

Purchase online. Simplify and organize your storage needs. Each tray comes with dividers and rails to customize individual storage areas.

Upright Drawer Dividers
  Upright Drawer Dividers

Purchase online. Polycarbonate vertical drawer dividers. One set per drawer. 28 bag capacity per drawer.

Angled Drawer Dividers
  Angled Drawer Dividers

Purchase online. Polycarbonate slanted drawer dividers. One set per drawer. 24 bag capacity per drawer.

Chart Recorder Paper
  Chart Recorder Paper

Purchase online. 4" diameter, -5º to +20ºC, package of 52.

Storage Options

Full-Size Shelves
 Fill Size Shelves

Full-size epoxy coated wire shelves are designed with side and rear guards and adjustable on 1" centers. Maximum load 100 lb per shelf. Hardware included.

Half-Size Shelves

Half-size epoxy coated wire shelves are designed with side and rear guards and adjustable on 1" centers. Maximum load 30 lb per shelf. Hardware included.

Roll Out Baskets

Epoxy coated wire baskets are 4" high and adjustable on 1" centers. Fully extendable drawer slides. Maximum load 100 lb per basket. Hardware included.

Solid Stainless Steel Drawers
 Solid Stainless Steel Drawers

Pull out drawers are 4” high and adjustable in 1” increments. Maximum load 100 lb per drawer. Hardware included.

Locking Drawers


Locking drawers offer secure storage for your medications, vaccines, blood products, and more. The ventilated cover is secured by a key lock adding an extra layer of protection while maintaining excellent temperature uniformity.


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