Pilot plant space

  • Features:

    • 6ft Supreme Air LV fume hood with electrical outlets, compressed air, distilled water & vacuum
    • 2 flammable storage cabinets underneath fume hood
    • 4 utility pods each containing compressed air, high pressure stream, reverse osmosis water, distilled hot water and distilled cold water and multiple outlets (250 volt, 3 phase, 50 amp; 600 volt, 3 phases, 30 amp; plus standard outlets)
    • >90ft2 of stainless steel countertop space
    • 7 walled cabinets
    • 12 walled standard electrical outlets
    • 2 drain-sink, part of a 6X2ft stainless steel countertop, soap and paper towel dispensers
    • Eye wash and shower station
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Chemical and Burn First Aid Station
    • 28ft high ceiling
    • 73ft2 anti-chamber with sink, soap and paper towel dispensers and personal lockers
    • Pilot Plant air handler is separate from main hallway & public areas
    • Emergency Exit

Commercial kitchen

  • RCFFN is equipped with a provincially regulated commercial kitchen. The facility is designed to provide space and processing equipment for various food product development and commercial food production activities under provincial food safety guidelines.  The facility is also equipped to prepare fixed diets for nutritional trials.

    • Commercial bake oven and stove top
    • Blenders and dough mixers
    • Bread slicers
    • Commercial deep fryers
    • Piston filler
    • Frozen drink machine
    • Utensils
    • Commercial dishwasher
    • Stand alone and walk-in fridges and freezers

Laboratory space

  • Features:

    • 437 ftspace available but can be partitioned down to 251 ft2 if a smaller space is required

    • 4ft fume hood with electrical outlets

    • 9ft x 2ft stainless steel countertop and underneath storage space with 6 doors

    • 3ft x 2ft stainless streel wall cabinet with 2 doors and see through glass

    • 4ft x 2ft stainless steel wall cabinet with 3 doors

    • Eye wash and shower station

    • Sink and towel dispenser

    • 8 standard electrical outlets

    • 2 high voltage electrical outlets

    • Walk in fridge (103 ft2) and freezer (103ft2) is available