Netto to test CO2 trailer

Carrier-TransicoldUK: Carrier Transicold’s CO2 refrigerant trailer unit is to undergo further field trials, this time with German retailer Netto.

Earlier this year, UK retailer Sainsburys became the first supermarket to embark on trials of the unit which operates with CO2 in a closed-loop system.

The prototype trailer unit will be featured mounted to a Rohr trailer and displayed at next month’s IAA commercial vehicle show in Hannover. When the show ends it will enter service on a three-year technology field trial with Netto Marken-Discount.

The system uses advanced technology from Carrier Transicold’s NaturaLine refrigeration system, assembled inside a traditional Carrier Vector unit chassis and powered by the same patented E-Drive all-electric technology as Carrier Transicold’s existing Vector range.

fujitsu_gif_v1.8

Advertisement

The IAA show, which takes place from September 22-29, will also showcase Carrier Transicold’s new engineless transport refrigeration units that have joined its range following February’s acquisition of Dutch firm, TRS Transportkoeling.

The Eco-Drive power module utilises the power generated by a truck’s own Euro VI diesel engine to drive a host refrigeration unit.  Removing the need for a secondary engine, the Eco-Drive GenSet unit is fitted to the chassis and driven by a hydro pump. This hydro pump is connected to the PTO motor of the truck. The hydraulic system in turn drives a generator that delivers 400 to 460V, depending on the frequency. A control integrated in the hydraulic system ensures that the generator always runs the same revolutions.

Related stories:

Sainsbury’s pilots new CO2 trailer

 


Latest news from the world of air conditioning and refrigeration

UK News

1st December, 2016

steve-gowing-home

Stonegrove appoints Gowing

UK: Industrial refrigeration contractor Stonegrove Refrigeration has appointed Steve Gowing as design and project engineer.

1st December, 2016

javac-award-climate-center

Javac achieves Climate Center double

UK: Javac UK, the refrigerant recovery and vacuum pump supplier, has been named as Climate Centers’ Supplier of the Year for the second year running.

28th November, 2016

kevin-munson-home

Ruskin renamed Swegon Air Management

UK: Ruskin Air Management has been renamed Swegon Air Management following its acquisition by the Swedish manufacturer Swegon.

25th November, 2016

swep-tentlingen

SWEP to close Swiss plant

SWEDEN: Heat exchanger manufacturer SWEP is to close its manufacturing plant in Tentlingen, Switzerland, moving production to factories in Slovakia and Sweden.

World News

3rd December, 2016

daikin-czech-rep

Daikin Plzen plant is BES 6001 certified

BELGIUM: Daikin Europe’s factory in the Czech Republic has joined the group’s factory in Ostend by becoming certified to the BRE’s responsible sourcing standard.

3rd December, 2016

young-buskirk-chairmans-awards

AHRI rises to chairman’s challenge

USA: Parker Hannifin and Daikin were the big winners in a unique competition designed to raise the level of awareness of the HVACR industry both in school and government.

3rd December, 2016

aircon-teknik

Beijer Ref merges Danish businesses

DENMARK: Refrigeration wholesaler Beijer Ref has merged two of its Danish companies to form Aircon Teknik A/S.

2nd December, 2016

modine-coils

Luvata HTS merged into Modine coil division

USA: The Luvata Heat Transfer Solutions business is to be amalgamated with Modine Coils into a new Modine Commercial and Industrial Solutions division.

JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER
Leave A Comment