Unit Characteristics

High Temp +20°F BTU/h: 94871
Shipping Weight:
Category: Unit Cooler
Face Velocity:
DOE Compliant: DOE Compliant
Application Temp: L, M
Width: 51.5

Unit Characteristics

High Temp +20°F BTU/h94871
Shipping Weight
CategoryUnit Cooler
Face Velocity
DOE CompliantDOE Compliant
Application TempL, M


The Century Refrigeration BALV Series unit cooler, BALV548A-786, is a low air velocity solution designed for your refrigeration needs. The BALV Series features a blow-through design with a two-way air throw and is engineered for flush ceiling mounting, eliminating any surfaces above the unit that need to be cleaned.
The BALV Series units can be equipped with CENTURY.CONNECT, our comprehensive remote monitoring package, allowing you to access your operational controls from anywhere in the world—simply find a signal on your handheld or laptop device.


General Applications:

  • Meat cutting, prep and processing rooms
  • Holding and packaging rooms
  • Large florist coolers
  • High humidity – low TD applications

Cabinet Construction:

  • Heavy-gauge, rust-proof aluminum housing with a smooth finish
  • Corrosion-resistant hardware
  • Fully die-formed venturis to minimize noise and maximize airflow

Coil Construction:

  • Copper tubing
  • Full-collared die-formed aluminum plate fins and tube sheets (available in other materials upon request)
  • Tubes mechanically expanded into the fin pack for maximum heat transfer
  • Solder type distributors with removeable nozzles sized for the specified refrigerant and temperature range
  • Coils tested underwater at 350 PSIG
  • All coils require an external equalized expansion valve
  • BALV Series unit cooler coils are engineered to utilize multiple refrigerants (Refrigerant type must be specified when ordering)

Fan Motors:

  • High-efficiency, full ball bearing design
  • Permanently lubricated for reduced maintenance
  • Suitable for low-temperature applications
  • Internally thermal protected
  • Pre-wired to terminal blocks in the unit’s end panel
  • Suitable for single-point group fusing

Fan Blades:

  • Heavy-duty aluminum blades with steel hubs
  • Statically and dynamically balanced for smooth operation
  • Selected for maximum airflow

Defrost Designs:

  • Air Defrost: Suited for applications of +35°F room temperature and higher.
    • Available with 4, 5, 6, or 8 fins per inch arrangements
  • Electric Defrost: Suited for room temperature applications below +35°F. Operational design down to 0°F saturated suction temperature.
    • Available with 4, 5, or 6 fins per inch arrangements
    • Low-watt density heaters internally housed in the coil for rapid and efficient defrost
    • Heaters are pre-wired terminal blocks in the unit’s end panel
    • Lower coil and drain pan heaters help provide fast and reliable condensate drainage
    • Standard heated and insulated drain pan
    • Adjustable defrost termination/fan delay switch

Air Throw:

  • 30 feet air throw from each side of the unit at a 20-foot ceiling height (application dependent)
  • Extended air throw distances available with optional nozzles


  • DOE Compliant, ETL Listed, NSF Certified


Contact your regional representative for other available options!

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