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Here a short description about Refrigerated containers is mentioned. The details include the use of reefer container, types of refrigerated containers and brief details about the specification of reefer container.
What is Reefer Containers?
Electrical power supply is connected to the refrigeration unit which is fitted in the reefer container. The refrigeration unit is arranged in such a way that the external dimensions of the container meet ISO standards and thus fit into the container ship cell guides.
What is the use of Reefer container?
Reefer containers are used to transport goods where temperature conditions to be controlled. Temperature sensitive cargo such as vegetables, fruits, meat, dairy products etc. are transported in reefer container generally.
When a reefer container is moved by road, a power generator run by fuel is connected with trailer carrying reefer container. This electric power generator supports reefer container to maintain temperature. A capacity of up to 25 degree Celsius temperature (plus or minus) can be controlled by a reefer container. Special super-freeze reefers can keep goods frozen at temperatures as low as -60 degrees C. The temperature display is attached to the outside of the refrigeration unit, so that operation of the unit may be checked at any time.
In order to remove heat generated by refrigerator unit, some of the refrigerated containers have water cooling system which is helpful where no adequate ventilation available, especially below deck on vessel. Since water cooling arrangements are expensive, the method of ventilation arrangements to remove heat is adopted widely.
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Dimension specification of Aluminum Refrigerated container 20 feet, Dimension of High cube aluminum refrigerated container 40’, Dimensions of other shipping containers
Also read other types of containers : Standard Dry Containers, Open Top Containers , High cube Containers, GOH Containers (Garments on hanger containers) ,Open Side Containers, Tank Containers , Half height Containers , Ventilated Containers, Car Carrier Containers,Hard top Containers,Insulated Containers, Tunnel Containers , Platform Containers, Flat rack Containers
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