Food Storage Mobile Catering Business

by Dan

Hi am starting my mobile catering business in the New Year. Can't wait to get going, just one niggling question though, can I power the fridge and freezer in my van over night using a big enough power inverter connected to 2 12v batteries?



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Apr 20, 2012
Power Inverter
by: Frank

i own a burger van as well and spend around £15.00 a day just to run a fridge freezer, lights and a dink fridge.
I bought myself 2 110ah leissure Batteries and a 3000w pure sin wave inverter plus a 40amp charger at a total cost of £600 !
I am now able to run all my electric for around 6h after 6h hours i run my generator for 1h to charge the batteries again for another 6h !!

Feb 17, 2012
Food Storage Mobile Catering
by: David

Hi Dan,

This is something that I’m not entirely sure about, but I believe you can as long as you have a big enough converted and use the right type of cable.

Both fridges and freezers require a lot of power to initially start up so your best bet may be to use a sine wave inverter, which produce pure AC current.

The only thing is these are not cheap, as I said I’m not expert, so I would you do some research or contact a specialist to make sure.

The last thing you want is to buy the wrong inverted which does not have the power to run your appliances.

Best of luck

p.s Get my free guide on Starting a Mobile Catering Business Guide

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