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Carrier Transicold launches at IAA Hanover

Carrier Transicold launches at IAA Hanover

Hanover, Germany: Carrier Transicold has built an e-Solutions Lab in its stand at the IAA Show in Hanover to show what ‘connected refrigeration’ might look like.

carrier-1Visitors can experience many of the technologies being considered for future generations of Carrier Transicold refrigeration systems.

Connected refrigeration is expected to support complete traceability within the coldchain and sustain efforts to monitor and reduce environmental impact.

On display (pictured right) is the first prototype Carrier Transicold natural refrigerant trailer unit to be delivered to a customer in mainland Europe, which will enter service with Netto Marken-Discount following the IAA Show under a three-year technology field trial.

The trailer unit, delivered by Carrier Transicold Germany, has already been recognised as winner of the environment category in the prestigious Trailer Innovation Awards 2017, which will be formally presented at the IAA.

The unit marks a new generation of Carrier Transicold transport refrigeration systems for trailers that operate exclusively with carbon dioxide (CO2) refrigerant in a closed-loop system.

carrier-2In addition, visitors can see a new generation of engineless transport refrigeration technology, following Carrier’s acquisition of TRS Transportkoeling.

The display units show how hydro-electric power generated by a truck’s Euro 6 engine can be harnessed to cut emissions, maintenance costs and help to improve fuel efficiency.

Carrier Transicold is also showcasing its latest evaporator range for Supra and Vector fridges that can be quickly installed and dismounted to aid repair and maintenance.