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  • Models:
  • CAFB-4
  • CAFB-5

Cold Food Unit – CAFB Series

Refrigerated Frost Top with Refrigerated Base

The frost cart provides the most attractive way of displaying your pre-plated cold foods and adds the convenience of a refrigerated base for backup storage. The unit is fully self-contained and can be located anywhere in your serving line. Just plug it in and it frosts over quickly providing the perfect setting for salads and desserts.

The attractive streamlined design, plus the variety of laminates give you a wide range of choices to complement any decor. The unmatched feature of the CA-Cart line is the self-locking device which eliminates loose fasteners nor molding strips to lock units together. Simply push the units together; the carts will automatically lock and the top will be flush and level, regardless of the floor’s condition. It’s the right cart for your serving line needs.


TOP: Constructed of 16 gauge, type 304 stainless steel, die-formed, welded, ground and polished. Top is provided with an opening to receive the appropriate sized drop-in cold serving unit. An integral locking device shall be provided to align and retain cart positioning when two or more carts are joined.

BODY: Frame construction shall be of hi-tensile aluminum square tubing, 1-1/4″ x 1-1/4″. Frame sections are welded construction, ground and polished to a uniform finish. Body is complete with front panel of plastic laminate on .050 aluminum. Owner to specify finish.

REFRIGERATED FROST TOP: The cart is complete and includes a WF series drop-in refrigerated frost top installed in the top. Constructed of 18 gauge, type 304 stainless steel, with raised perimeter bead and solid vinyl gasket. Frost top is 16 gauge stainless steel and has copper tubing firmly soldered to the exterior bottom; insulated with 1-1/2″ of high density polystyrene and enclosed with an 18 gauge galvanized steel outer liner. The top stands 1″ above the counter top and is surrounded by 1/2″ full perimeter gutter to collect melted condensate; a 1/2″ IPS drain is provided.

REFRIGERATED BASE:: Double wall constructed with a 20 gauge, type 304
stainless steel interior liner, with coved corners. Cart body forms the exterior of the base with an 18 gauge stainless steel facia on operator”s side. The unit is insulated with 1″ of high density polystyrene on all sides. The interior is provided with a slide assembly to accommodate 12″ x 20″ pans. A 2-1/2″
dial thermometer is mounted in the facia. Doors are double wall constructed of 18 gauge, type 304 stainless steel, fully insulated with high density polyurethane and provided with edge mounted, chrome plated hinges and a slam action latch. Doors are complete with a moisture-proof gasket.

REFRIGERATION SYSTEM: Two compressor housings are provided, one integral with the cold pan, the other integral with the refrigerated base. Two (2) fully self-contained condensing units are provided, each with a hermetically sealed compressor and a thermostat control. The refrigerated base is also provided with a forced air evaporator which drains into a condensate evaporator. The systems are fully charged and ready to operate. Removable louvered access panel is provided.

ELECTRICAL: The unit will be wired for 15 amp, 120 volt, single phase operation with an on/off thermostat switch and pilot light. A 6′-long, 3-wire cord and plug (NEMA 5-15P) will be provided.

CASTERS: The casters shall be 5″ dia. non-marking rubber tired, swivel type with ball bearings, in both swivel and axle raceways, and provided with grease fittings. Both casters on operator’s side have foot-activated brakes.



  • “Quick,” frost top, stands 1″ above counter for attractive display—ideal for pre-plated foods
  • Refrigerated base for backup storage
  • Fully insulated for maximum efficiency and energy savings
  • Self-contained refrigeration system—just plug it in and turn it on
  • Positive self-locking device—keeps tops level and equipment in place
  • Fully mobile—each unit is provided with 5″ dia. swivel casters, two with brakes
  • Versatile—available in a wide range of sizes and a wide variety of finishes and colors
  • 1-Year Parts & Labor Warranty