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Carrier Transicold Enhances Solara Trailer Heating Unit

Carrier Transicold has upgraded the control system for its Solara trailer heating unit, which the company says is capable of generating 50,000 BTUs per hour of heating at 0 degrees ambient temperatures to protect freeze-sensitive cargo.

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Engineless Refrigeration Unit Designed for Smaller Trucks, Vans

Carrier Transicold’s model 35X direct-drive unit provides refrigeration for perishable and frozen cargo in small- to medium-sized box trucks and large delivery vans.

Solar Power for Your Truck or Trailer Refrigeration Unit

Transport refrigeration system batteries are increasingly being tapped to power additional electronics such as telematics devices, fuel-level sensors, interior trailer lighting and other accessories. But that means batteries can go dead faster than ever. Solar power to the rescue.

On-Dash Mounting for Carrier Cab Command Controller

Redesigned controller sports an intuitive interface in a compact design that enables simple, clean installation on or within a truck cab’s dashboard.

Dual-Fan Alternators Designed for Refrigerated Applications

Prestolite has added an alternator designed for the refrigeration market to its LoadHandler starter and alternator line.

DataLink 2 Monitors Refrigeration Unit Temperature

Carrier Transicold’s DataLink 2 recorder uses up to three independent temperature sensors, providing an added layer of verification beyond the refrigeration system’s built-in recording ability in a refrigerated trailer.

Refrigeration Unit Runs off of a Vehicle Alternator

Carrier Transicold’s Neos 100S electric refrigeration unit uses a vehicle’s alternator to electrically power the system allowing for constant cooling or heating capacity regardless of engine speed.

Reefer Technology's Becoming More Important

Maintenance and monitoring of temps, real-time tracking of trailers and loads, and clean-burning diesels are already here. More new refrigerants are next.

CO2, Bad as a GHG, Becomes Good as a Refrigerant

The same CO2 that government regulators work to control as a greenhouse gas responsible for global warming might be embraced as a more environmentally friendly compound to keep our perishables at safe temperatures.

United Technologies Execs Tackle Food Waste Problem

“If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China and the United States." Tom Berg's Trailer Talk blog looks at a new book on food waste whose authors are with the parent company of Carrier Transicold