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SUMMIT's collection of extra low temperature freezers includes -40º C (-40º F)capable chest freezers made for us Vestfrost.

The VT217 has a 7.3 c.f. interior capacity and uses manual defrost operation to ensure that vaccines, pharmaceuticals, and extra sensitive frozen foods remain stable and safely stored. A digital thermostat provides precise temperature management, with an external readout on the battery-powered alarm for added convenience. The exterior includes a front-mounted lock, counter-balanced hinges and corner protectors for added protection in high traffic locations.



-40º C (-40º F) operation Capable of operating at extra low temperature for safe storage of vaccines, pharmaceuticals, and frozen foods
Digital thermostat Precise temperature management with easy electronic controls
Alarm Audible alarm sounds to warn of temperature variations
Front-mounted lock Lock on handle for trusted security with easy convenience
Commercially approved UL-S Listed for use in foodservice establishments
Counterbalanced hinges Allows the lid to remain opened when lifted to 90º
Manual defrost Stable interior temperature with manual defrost operation
Superior insulation 4" walls for added protection and cold stability inside
Casters Heavy duty rollers allow smooth mobility
100% CFC free Environmentally friendly design without ozone-damaging chemicals


Height: 35.0"
Width: 44.3"
Depth: 24.0"
Capacity: 7.3 cu.ft.
Ext Depth with Handle: 27.4"
Interior Height 1: 24.5"
Interior Width 1: 36.25"
Interior Depth 1: 15.63"
Comp Step Height: 10.0"
Comp Step Width: 7.75"
Comp Step Depth: 15.63"
Shipping Weight: 186.0 lbs.
Voltage/Frequency: 115 V AC/60 Hz
US Electrical Safety: UL
Amps: 3.6
Door Swing: Lift-up
Shelf Type: Wire
Defrost Type: Manual
Thermostat Type: Digital
Light: Yes
Level Legs Quantity: 2
Refrigerant Type: R404a
High Side PSI: 340.0
Low Side PSI: 140.0
Freon Oz: 6.17
Compressor Warranty: 5 Years
Parts/Labor Warranty: 1 Year


Standard Features:
L Lock:Single key lock 
KEYPAD:Battery-powered keypad lock installed for keyless security 
KEY:Extra keys available for purchase 
AC Keypad:Keypad lock powered by appliance power cord for keyless security 
Standard Features:
Alarm:High/low temperature warning alarm with external temperature readout; meets most Health Dept. regulations 
DT Digital Thermostat:Digital thermostat with external readout for precise temperature management 
CAS - Freezer Casters:6" heavy duty casters with support brackets 
PH - Probe Hole:Factory installed probe hole for customer supplied monitoring devices 
DL1 Temperature Logger:USB Temperature Logger records interior temperature in 15 minute intervals to a USB flash drive for analysis on a PC or Mac