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Carrier Transicold announced a new engineless truck refrigeration unit, the 35X. The 35X direct-drive unit provides refrigeration for perishable and frozen cargoes for small- to medium-sized box trucks and large delivery vans, according to the company.
“With an attractive modern exterior design, the 35X unit expands our direct-drive product line, offering excellent fresh and frozen protection for cargo vans and box trucks in the 12- to 14-foot range,” said Scott Parker, product manager of truck products for Carrier Transicold.
“Direct-drive units in Carrier Transicold’s X-series are engineless, vehicle-powered systems, providing an economical alternative to diesel-powered units,” Parker explained. “They also can help fleets reduce their environmental impact since there is no additional fuel consumption or related emissions from a dedicated refrigeration unit engine.”
The 35X unit provides refrigeration capacity of 10,500 BTUs at 35 degrees Fahrenheit (100°F ambient). As with other units in the series—the 20X, 40X and 50X—the 35X includes an exterior-mounted condenser unit, a compressor that mounts to the truck engine and a narrow-profile SlimLine evaporator that fits tightly to the ceiling of the cargo area, helping to maximize cargo space. As a split system, the 35X unit provides flexible mounting options for the condenser, either to the nose of a box truck or roof of a van, according to the company. The unit’s comes with Carrier’s Cab Command 2 digital controller, and offers diagnostic capabilities and hour-meters to track usage for service interval planning.