Thermo King launches V-520 system

Thermo King launches V-520 system

Thermo King has introduced the V-520 vehicle-powered temperature control system for small trucks, available now for ordering through its North American dealers. The system features the new Direct Smart Reefer (DSR) controller, a microprocessor control for direct-drive systems. The system includes SmartPower electric standby to save fuel and cut emissions, and large capacity and airflow, according to Thermo King.

Thermo King has introduced the V-520 vehicle-powered temperature control system for small trucks, available now for ordering through its North American dealers.

The system features the new Direct Smart Reefer (DSR) controller, a microprocessor control for direct-drive systems. The company said additional features include:

•    Continuous monitoring of the load
•    Automatic startup
•    Three standard hour meters
•    Easy-to-understand alarm codes for quick diagnostics and reduced costs
•    Maintenance reminders
•    Upgradeable software
•    Battery protection features
•    Clutch delay timer
•    New voltage options (24V and 12V)

The system includes SmartPower electric standby to save fuel and cut emissions, and large capacity and airflow, according to Thermo King. There are six models in the V-520 line, including SPECTRUM multi-temperature units as well as a full range of optional features and equipment. The V-520 is suitable for box sizes from 10 to 18 ft. and is exempt from the CARB TRU regulation, the company added.

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