According to company testing, the new unit operates more efficiently with isobutane than with a synthetic refrigerant.
According to the manufacturer, several of its reliable, low-noise units are now in use in customer fleets in Europe – including a German food wholesaler.
PBX’s mobile refrigeration unit, ecos M24, consumed only 5.8% of the total
traction battery of electric delivery vans, allowing for a practical range of 250km.
Startup pbx calls this the ‘first market-ready’ propane-based refrigeration unit for light commercial electric vehicles.
The compact TM182 electric refrigeration unit can be mounted on semi-trailers and rigid vehicle bodies and uses a small charge of propene (R1270) as primary refrigerant.
The contributions include CO2 and propane refrigeration systems for transport and food retail applications as well as knowledge, expertise and logistics.
CO2 and R290 transport refrigeration units seen as helping country’s cold chain at CCI-Hub workshop.
Royal Academy of Engineering points to faulty vaccine distribution in developing countries.
Transfrig plans to have the electric system running in a customer’s truck before the end of the year.
This year’s show highlighted an increasing shift towards electric buses, whose range can be extended with natural refrigerant heat pumps.